Portland-based sustainable apparel brand Nau appointed Carey Mullett as senior women's designer. Most recently, Mullett was the senior apparel designer for technical sportswear at Patagonia.

In her new role, Mullett will work as part of the Nau creative team and will oversee product design for the women's category.

Mullett had been with Patagonia since 2000 and in the past 10 years has been the lead designer for a majority of the brand's product categories including: Women's Lifestyle, Men's Lifestyle, Climbing, Yoga, Trail Running, Body and Alpine. Previously, Carey spent two years in technical fashion apparel design with adidas America where she was responsible for the largest in-line apparel category, as well as two European collections. Carey gathers additional design experience in the outdoor market through a Design Developer role at InSport International Inc.

“Carey has a valued reputation in the outdoor community and her impressive design skills, experience and aesthetic are a fusion of technical performance and elegant style that align perfectly with the essence of our brand,” said Mark Galbraith, General Manager of Nau. “I have known Carey for 15 years and have had the pleasure of working with her for seven years at Patagonia. She brings a creative energy and perspective that will amplify Nau women's collection. We are excited to welcome her.”