Cold Weather Accessories Designer

24 Seven Talent
New York, NY, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion

Client Overview:Our client designs, sources, markets and sells fashion-forward footwear and accessories for women, men and children.

Accessories Designer Overview:As the Cold Weather Accessories Designer, you will be responsible for design and development of fashion hats, cold weather knits, and toppers/wearables, so technical knowledge of knits and wovens is important.

Accessories Designer Requirements:

  • Oversee research and inspiration to create a cohesive accessory design concept each season, review emerging trends and shapes, and research local markets
  • Develop flats and sketches for all accessory designs as part of a cohesive seasonal collection aligned with the brand’s overall aesthetic and vision
  • Send out trend packs to direct vendors each season
  • Prepare all necessary components for accessory design presentations, such as sketch boards, proto reviews, and production meeting preparation
  • Collaborate with various cross-functional teams including Merchandising, Product Development, and Sourcing teams, and maintain strong business relationships with external partners
  • Lead sample review sessions, provide recommendations, note feedback, and update sketches as necessary

Accessories Designer Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 4+ years’ accessory design and development experience
  • Experience designing for manufacturing
  • Exceptional sense of style, fabric, seasonal, color and technical knowledge
  • Creative and innovative design and conceptualization ability
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships across departments and with vendors
  • Capacity to anticipate change based on events and adapt quickly

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