Associate Designer - Dresses

New York, NY, USA
Posted 2 days ago
Full time

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Whether you are taking the first step toward beginning your career or are a professional looking for an exciting new opportunity, we offer a wide array of challenging and creative paths. Whether in our stores, our home offices or in our distribution or call centers, we believe a work environment like ours that promotes unity through diversity creates stronger teams and fosters an inclusive experience for all our associates and customers.

Job description

Associate Designer - Madewell Dresses/ Jumpsuits


- Design and develop 4 seasonal woven Dress + Jumpsuit collections.

- Manage creative and technical development of product within merchandise assortment strategy.

- Research seasonal trends, fabrics, yarndyes, color, trims and embroidery.

- Collaborate with Merchandising, Production, Fabric, and Technical Design teams to achieve product execution and maintain design integrity.

- Assist designer fittings by taking notes and managing BOM and Sketch updates.

- Create design cards for all development samples, including sketches, construction details, and layouts.

- Seasonal linesheets + BOMs

- Assist with development of Trim + Embroidery layouts

- Assist in approval of all wash, fabric quality, trim, thread, and lab dip submits.


- 2-4 Design experience

- High taste level, understanding of brand aesthetic, and creative ability

- Proficient technical knowledge of woven fabrics and details

- Ability to adhere to deadlines and calendars

- Knowledge of seasonal silhouette, fabric, and color trends

- Knowledge of garment construction and fabric and trim

- Strong illustration skills

- Proven ability to research and apply market and fashion trends

- Demonstrated ability to multitask and work efficiently

- Detail oriented and strong follow through

- Strong organizational, communication, and written skills

- Proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, Flex PLM, Microsoft Word, and Excel

- BA Fashion Design

We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

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