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Product - Senior Merchant (Fashion Forecasting)

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
6 days ago

The mission of the Merchant Department is that through balancing creative and business, we are the brand architects of our product


As a member of the Creative Subdivision, you will be part of the team responsible for creating beautiful, elevated collections that our clients will love-and race out to buy. As the Senior Merchant, you will architect our seasonal assortment by balancing your business mind with your creative eye. And, with the skills you gain in this role, the opportunities are endless - from a rewarding career in Product to continued growth and development with Aritzia.


As the Senior Merchant you will:
  • Identify external marketplace trends across all relevant Product Elements
  • Analyze market trends and buying habits to make educated decisions on how to move forward on designing a new collection
  • Tell a story through trends in silhouettes, design details, colors, fabrics, and trim
  • Ensure the line achieves business and creative objectives
  • Provide the required Product input that will drive Marketing Seasonal Planning


The Senior Merchant has:
  • A commitment to learn and apply Aritzia's Business and People Leadership principles
  • Proven skills, education, and/or required certifications in Fashion Design, Forecasting or Buying, and the appetite to continuously learn and develop oneself
  • A commitment to quality and investing in results that add value and drive the business
  • A sense of urgency executing job responsibilities, prioritizing urgent and important work
  • An ability to identify, evaluate, and suggest business opportunities for today and tomorrow, considering top line and bottom line impacts
  • An understanding and a passion for the industry in which we operate and ability to bring learnings in-house to further enhance the business
  • An understanding of Aritzia's brand, aesthetic and style fundamentals and is engaged in trends and cultural influences


Some of the industry-leading benefits you will receive working at Aritzia:
  • A-OK Commissary & Café - Our in-office, world-class bistro and café
  • The SET - Our in-house gym, with state-of-the art equipment and custom classes
  • Product Discount - Our famous product discount, online and in store
  • Amenities - Facilities include private parent's room, bike storage rooms, and shower facilities with complimentary conveniences
  • Dog Friendly Office - Bring your best friend to work


Aritzia is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Our goal is to be inclusive, diverse, and representative of the communities where we work while creating an environment where every person can enjoy a successful career. This commitment applies to all candidates and employees regardless of race, ethnicity, citizenship, creed, place of origin, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, family status, marital status, disability, age, and any other protected characteristic.

Requests for accommodation due to a disability or any other protected characteristic can be made at any stage of the recruitment process and during employment by contacting our People & Culture Team.
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