VF Corporation The North Face: Sr. Color Standards Analyst in Alameda, California

Job Description


As a member of the Quality Assurance (QA) team supporting some of the VF brands such as The North Face and JanSport, the Sr. Color Standards Analyst is responsible for working closely with the Color Manager to help support departmental initiatives. This position involves providing a high level of service to a specified category(s) for the color evaluation and approval process, identifying and evaluating processes that will create efficiencies for the Color department, and providing technical support to the Color Analysts including training and identifying educational resources and opportunities.


  • Collaborate on the execution of departmental projects with the Color Manager.

  • Partner with the Color Manager and Director to assess and create action plans based on metrics results. Assist with the collection of departmental metrics by specified calendar deadlines as needed.

  • Provide technical expertise to Color Analysts for day to day issues as needed.

  • Maintain departmental documentation and updates (e.g. SOP).

  • Identify and help develop resolution to problematic quality issues, processes and tools/systems.

  • Identify and help implement educational resources and tools for Color Analysts.


  • 5+ years of experience in Creative Management of Design and/or Development in a medium or large size company, preferably in the outdoor industry.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Design (Apparel), Engineering, Manufacturing or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must have a track record in assisting in the development of innovative designs, procedures, implementing processes and getting things done on time.

  • Color Science and/or textile products dyeing and finishing experience or training a plus.

  • Proficient PC skills (spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail).

  • Good Analytical and mathematical skills.

  • Aptitude for systems and systematic work.

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).

  • Strong interactive skills.

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.