Apparel & Gear Design Specialist

Salzburg. Full time

Explore the future of apparel with our team!

At KISKA, you’ll create cutting-edge designs for apparel, accessories, and protective equipment for a range of prominent brands in different fields. Find the newest possibilities and the skilful balance between safety and brand-specific design language. Our sportswear must be just as attractive as it is effective. We’re crazy about functionality and leave no stone unturned in terms of the newest technology and attention to detail. Kick your creativity-gene up a notch by adding your passion and knowledge to our diversely talented apparel team and create award-winning new ideas. What story will you tell with the garments you design?

In this role you will…

  • Design functional clothing for brands from a variety of industries – from motorsports to outdoors, from workwear to casual.
  • Execute quality assurance alongside other designers, from initial concept to the finished product.
  • Analyse and create concepts which reflect the creative brief.
  • Contribute along the entire creative process, including ideation, refinement, techpacks, sample reports, and signing off to SMS.

We are looking for…

  • 3 – 5 years of relevant professional experience. Strong presentation skills.
  • Passionate interest and know-how in current trends, colours and innovative solutions.
  • Knowledge of materials, product manufacturing processes and technologies.
  • Understanding of Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • A team player with a passion for Sports! An interest for motorcycles is a plus.
  • Fluency in English. German would be an asset!

KISKA is an equal opportunity employer. It’s a no-brainer, but important to mention. Salary compensation is based on current market expectations, as well as your proven skills and experience. We offer competitive benefits to all our employees, from intern to director. Live with the support of our HR team and in the rich diversity and culture of our 5,900 m2 studio. Work according to your schedule with our Flexi-time policy. Play in the alpine playground on our doorstep or throw yourself into one of our social events. What are you waiting for? Your next big adventure is waiting for you.

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Why choose KISKA?

With four global locations, we have a perfect destination for everyone. But no matter which location intrigues you, you’ll find some things stay the same. We are all united by our desire to design cutting-edge products. We’re linked by our dedication to breathe life into every brand experience. And we are proud of our collaboration of professionals from every walk of life – nerds, athletes, musicians, adrenaline-junkies, artists, introverts, extroverts, mums, dads. If you share the vision, you are a Kiskanian.


Designers talking in the KISKA kitchen


  • Choose your adventure. From the heart of the Alps in Salzburg to the never-sleeping city of Shanghai, from long sunlit evenings of Murrieta to a European capital of innovation in Munich – each studio has a unique look and feel. Which is for you?
  • Get settled. Immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions with the help of our HR team – friendly faces who can advise on visas, language classes, insurance, and much more!


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  • Expand your creativity. Join one of our diverse teams and find the newest ways to innovate in our 6000 m2 Salzburg HQ studio. Then, kick back and relax with our in-house comforts – well-equipped kitchens, bike storage, social spaces, and more!
  • Get obsessed. Share our desire to delight consumers and relish in solving challenges with brand and design. Bring your skillset and perspective to our diverse team and collaborate with experts around the world. Our collective passion is what makes KISKA unique.


KISKA connected products and services lead hikes to top of mountain in the Austrian alps before work


  • Dive in! Join your teammates on a new pursuit – whether it’s surfing, motocross, skateboarding, mountain biking, running, e-sports, or rock-climbing. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg! What will be your next obsession?
  • Meet the KISKA family! Strap on your Lederhosen and get your dancing shoes on because we host social events throughout the year. Or if that’s not your style, simply unwind after work with a local beer from our kitchen.

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