Fashion Designer

Job description

Are you an all-round designer, are you aware of the latest fashion trends and do you have a feeling for the story of BALR? Let's go! We are looking for a passionate Fashion Designer.

BALR. was founded in 2013 and in recent years we have grown into an international lifestyle brand that is known for our high-quality fashion, travel products and accessories for men. Inspired, focused and in-sync with our young and ambitious audience, we bring the luxury lifestyle of the very best athletes within reach of those who work hard to achieve their dream.

At our HQ in the Houthaven in Amsterdam, you will work with a team of Design & Product Developers to take the latest trends and insights and create relevant seasonal collections. For this team we are looking for an all-round Fashion Designer who understands all aspects of design to take our product to the next level.

What are you going to do?

As a Fashion Designer at BALR. your goal is to create inspiring and out-of-the-box collections, in-sync with our target audience. Working with the team to help create a seasonal brief you will then drive the design process from moodboards to designs to finalizing tech packs and signing off samples. You will do this together with a team of Designers and Product Developers. You report to the Head of Product.

What are your responsibilities?

  • Creating designs in various product groups, from briefing, to concept and final design;

  • Ownership of the design collections, colour proposals, artworks and tech packs;

  • Take ownership of the entire design process together with the Design and PD team;

  • Supporting departments such as Content and E-commerce with regard to visuals, shoots, etc;

  • Actively track and proactively share knowledge with the team on fashion trends and fabrics.


Who are you?

BALR. is looking for an all-round Fashion Designer who breathes fashion and lifestyle. It is important that you have a feeling for the brand and that you can empathize with the story we are telling. In addition, you feel at home in the speed and dynamics of a scale-up. You have a lot of freedom and responsibility and are not afraid to show your creativity. Must be based in Amsterdam or surrounding area

  • Completed HBO education in the direction of Fashion Design (AMFI, Artemis or similar);

  • 4 years of experience as a Designer, experience in product development is an advantage;

  • Experience with a brand in a similar segment to BALR.;

  • Technical knowledge of fabrics and size specifications;

  • Experience as an all-round designer with a great eye for on trend product;

  • Good command of Adobe packages, especially Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator;

  • You have an excellent command of the English language, both verbally and in writing, Dutch is a huge pre;

  • You are available full-time and you live in the Amsterdam area.


  • Flexible;

  • Creative;

  • Ambitious;

  • Motivated;

  • Self starter;

  • Problem solver.

What can you expect from us?

  • A good salary with attractive benefits, such as a pension scheme

  • Challenging and creative role in which you can make a visible impact;

  • The opportunity to develop further as an all-round designer;

  • Dynamic work environment, with young and ambitious colleagues;

  • Lots of freedom and space for own initiatives;

  • Unlimited days off;

  • Macbook;

  • Your office is literally a showroom of all the great designs you and your team have made;

  • Catered lunch at the office;

  • A game room where you can challenge your colleagues for foosball or pin pong;

  • Working in the best city of the world; Amsterdam for a global brand.

Will your designs be featured in the next BALR. collections? “Apply” and who knows.....see you soon