Designer, Fashion Accessories

Steve Madden
New York, NY, USA
Posted 27 days ago
Full timeFootwear Manufacturing

Bring your stellar design skills to an established international fashion brand. Designer must have Cold Weather Accessory product classification experience and a strong technical understanding of Textile Design, including wovens and knits. Role requires a keen interest in the fashion market, with an eye for trends, colorways, new fabrications/yarns, and an ability to design into a variety of distribution levels.

Responsible for management of all collections and projects ensuring they are developed in a timely fashion - with attention to detail and proper follow-up. Excellent communication skills required - position corresponds daily with overseas vendors and regularly with buyers.

Must be a self-starter and capable of balancing multiple projects simultaneously with attention to deadlines and benchmarks.

Major Responsibilities

  • Perform trend execution and research.
  • Communicate daily with overseas vendors.
  • Knowledge and experience with CAD. Possess excellent presentation skills - including flat sketches and Photoshop photo real CADS.
  • Experience with product development, technical design, and production quality approvals.
  • Present to buyer in person and virtually.
  • Work well in team collaborations and support other team members when needed.
  • Meet all milestones and calendar due dates.

Job Skills

  • Proficient in Adobe applications, particularly Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • A self-starter, able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously with attention to deadlines and benchmarks.

Specific Job Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations And/or Experience

  • Must have Cold Weather Accessory product classification experience anda strong technical understanding of Textile Design, including wovens, and knits.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

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