July 19, 2024

Apparel Creations Workshop

Crafting Fashion Trends

Careers | Fashion Journal

2 min read

South Australian born & bred, Ryderwear is proudly one of the leading functional gym wear & shoe brands in Australia. Established in 2009, Ryderwear has since grown to be a globally recognised online retailer.

Our mission is to inspire people to live their best life through fitness. We do this by providing inspiration, encouragement and motivational activewear. We do what we do because we want to make a positive impact on the world. Our staff are passionate and work together as a team to deliver on our mission and take everything we do to the next level.

Reporting to the Creative Director/CEO, an opportunity has arisen for a Fashion Designer to join and support the creation and delivery of Ryderwear’s collections. We are looking for someone who can bring innovative designs to the table and help us maintain our standing as a leading activewear brand in the market.

  • Research, compile, present and execute a cohesive yearly collection from beginning to end that pushes new ideas yet aligns with core Ryderwear customer base our target market.
  • Collaborate with a wider design team
  • Sketch design ranges including technical sketches and specification packs
  • Design and develop ranges end to end in accordance with budgets
  • Present designs, concepts and trend reports
  • Cost negotiations with factories, ensuring best price is negotiated
  • Liaise with factories ensuring quality assurance of all products
  • Carry out competitor industry research ensuring Ryderwear product is at the forefront of industry trends.



  • A passion and understanding of the fitness industry
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of fashion design experience within the gym/fitness apparel industry
  • Thorough understanding of textiles, garment construction and applications as you will be overseeing the design process from concept to production, ensuring quality and adherence to brand vision
  • High level of initiative
  • Dynamic thinker, who constantly looks for ways to improve process and output
  • Experience in an e-commerce environment is highly desirable
  • A strong portfolio showcasing previous work, particularly in the activewear sector.
  • Proficiency in design software, such as Adobe Creative Suite, with the ability to create detailed technical drawings.
  • A creative mindset with a keen eye for color, texture, and visual aesthetics.
  • Excellent communication skills with the capability to work collaboratively in a dynamic team environment.


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