SBH Fashion
United States
Posted 1 hour ago
$90,000 — $110,000 / year
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion,Design Services

One of our major Bridal/Special Occasion Designers is currently Seeking a Designer to report directly to the Design Director.



Creative Development

Contribute tears/concepts for each collection

i. Make sure all concepts have multiple tears/references

ii. Build in time for concept experimentation to bring fresh ideas to the table

iii. Make sure ideas are current/ on point and right for each division

Pre plan fabric development assortment for each division

i. Test fabrics – through draping & mock ups

ii. Inspiration/tears- that support & complement the fabric assortment for the season

iii. Manipulations – explore hand & drape of fabric with Manipulations to come up with fresh concepts

Drapes & mock up exploration

Explore tears/fabrications and techniques through draping & sewing

Mock ups will be reviewed with team and often tried on Jenny

i. Document & make adjustments according to feedback


Contribute preliminary and final sketches for assigned divisions

Update all sketches as needed during development

Exploring concepts through various forms of sketching & open creative process


Make sure all presentation materials are flawless

Put together presentation booklets for vendors/special accounts

Present concepts & sketches for each division

Ensure all presentation boards are accurate, up-to-date and organized

Create/clear all boards needed for development process:

i. By Season & Division: Initial Sketch Board – review with Liza & Then Jenny (google slides)

ii. By Season & Division: Team Review Board – Voting Board

iii. By Season & Division: Pre-Style Out Board- shared with company (InDesign & PowerPoint)

iv. By Season & Division: Style Out Board - shared with company- updated version of pre-style out board (InDesign & PowerPoint)

Create Line sheets

By Season (file) & Division (tab)

i. Assign Style numbers once styles are confirmed

  1. Create style folder on shared drive
  2. Create design handoff folder

ii. Update sketch/photo for all styles and make sure they are accurate

iii. Maintain accurate style notes & details

Meeting Preparation

Design Meetings

i. Ensure all materials are prepared in line with the meeting objectives

ii. Take notes at each meeting

iii. Ensure timeline is being followed

iv. Send out meeting notes within 24 hr of meeting

Assist in preparing for seasonal style out meetings


Attend all fittings based for the product you are overseeing

Provide design feedback on fit/drape and intent of design

Provide drawn or photoshoped solutions to communicate the desired look

Update sketches, line sheets & PLM with relevant updates that are generated from fittings.

Style Hand Offs

Set up all new styles in NGC

i. Create general tab

ii. Set up initial BOM (working with fabric team to enter new components/colors)

iii. Upload sketch, design notes, inspiration images, and reference body images to style/DAM

  1. Prepare design style notes as needed for sketch hand offs
  2. Prepare diagrams & supporting imagery for Sketch hand off

Fabric Development- in alignment with fabric R&D

Bring new ideas, pictures, tests to each collection

Create fabric development/trials for beading, embroidery and fabric manipulation

Pre-requesting tests & mock ups for all divisions working

Communicate with international factories to track pending developments and maintain strategic deadlines


Responsible for all initial style and BOM uploads

Maintain accurate and updated development status

Ensure all applicable market colors are assigned to each style

Link look book images to all development styles after adopted

Line Sheet

Create and maintain running line sheets by division

Ensure most up-to-date line sheet is ready for all meetings including Monday TB

Send line sheet to sales for naming/pricing each season

Customization Chart

Maintain season customization chart by division

Ensure accurate information in maintained across all platforms/teams

Send out seasonally to Production and Sales Teams

Embroidery/Beading Design

Research embroidery/beading designs

Create new and/or original artwork based on design direction

Prepare vendor diagrams/tech pack for new artwork/layouts

Maintain timeline for development

Ensure artwork meets tech requirements and is in line with style target cost


Work to maintain & achieve companies T&A calendar

Take big picture outlines and create individual deadlines

Manage deadlines for sketching/handoffs

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