Designer - Girls 7-16

Responsible for the design of multiple categories or a large brand - creates an assortment that is relevant to brand position and target customer.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

PRODUCT DESIGN

  • Designs, owns, builds, creates and updates tech packs, trim sheets and design packages; ensures information is accurately entered into PLM
  • Actively participates in the conceptual development of the brand with Senior Designer/Design Director
  • Provides direction for color and art development to artist
  • May present their designs in meetings and influences cross-functional partners on product direction
  • Partners with trend and Design Team to prioritize trends for area of responsibility and to share creative ideas
  • Researches the domestic market in order to identify new trends, fabrics, techniques, etc. and completes pre-packages
  • Meets with vendors for sourcing of fabric and trim and reviews seasonal concept direction
  • Ensures product consistency with market trends as well as business strategy
DESIGNER - REQUIREMENTS
  • Ability to partner cross functionally
  • Work independently to develop and deliver a vision
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Strategic thinker while being creative and innovative team oriented
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong understanding of product, accessory business and the competitive landscape
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator and CAD
  • Elevated taste level


QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED
  • Proficient in Illustrator or related system
PREFERRED
  • Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design or related field
  • 5-7 years design experience
  • Previous retail experience


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