Designer, Men's Cut and Sew Knits

Vince
Greater Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 5 days ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion
The Company

ABOUT VINCE HOLDING CORP.

Vince Holding Corp. is a global contemporary group, consisting of three brands: Vince, Rebecca Taylor, and Parker. Vince, established in 2002, is a leading global luxury apparel and accessories brand best known for creating California-inspired elevated yet understated pieces for every day effortless style. Known for its range of luxury products, Vince offers women’s and men’s ready-to-wear and accessories through 50 full-price retail stores, 18 outlet stores, and its e-commerce site, vince.com as well as premium wholesale channels globally and through its subscription service, Unfold. Rebecca Taylor, founded in 1996 in New York City, is a high-end women’s contemporary lifestyle brand inspired by beauty in the everyday. The Rebecca Taylor collection is available at 10 full-price retail stores, 8 outlet stores and at rebeccataylor.com. You can also find Rebecca product in high-end department and specialty stores worldwide and through its subscription service. Parker, founded in 2008 in New York City, is a contemporary women’s fashion brand with high perceived value. The Parker collection is available at parkerny.com as well as high-end department and specialty stores worldwide. Vince Holding Corp. is headquartered in New York. Please visit www.vince.com for more information.

Vince is searching for talent to contribute to the future development of the brand who have passion, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit. As a company, we are committed to offering our employees a challenging and rewarding work environment, opportunities for growth and development, a customer focused culture, a community to “give-back”, and competitive pay and benefits.

THE POSITION

Position Description

Designer, Men’s Cut and Sew Knits

Organizational Structure

The Designer, Men’s Cut and Sew Knits will report into the Director, Men’s Design.

Responsibilities

  • Engaged in all aspects of design, such as building brand right product that supports Vince’s financial and merchandising strategies
  • Strong sketching skills and understanding of proportion
  • Conceptualize and develop seasonal trends within the department
  • Researches development and finishes, washes and fabrics
  • Works with the Technical Design and Production Departments to source and fit sample garments
  • Works with merchandising on seasonal key items/assortment
  • Work closely with Technical Designers and Patternmakers on fit and intent of garments
  • Performs additional duties and assignments, as requested
  • Shop market and strategize on business opportunities to impact growth in cut and sew knits category

Qualifications/Experience

  • 4-6 years of experience in cut and sew knits
  • College degree in Design
  • Must have contemporary experience and have worked in a fast pace environment
  • Must have well rounded knowledge of knit fabrication and mills
  • Strong hand sketching and computer sketching skills
  • Understanding of contemporary market and competitive set
  • Must have full working knowledge of Knitwear Industry
  • Excellent understanding of business strategy and able to apply to the brand’s vision elevating and innovating the brand’s aesthetic
  • Must be able to present to senior management with confidence and maintain a strong point of view
  • Must have understanding of construction and techniques that apply to cut and sew knits
  • Experienced in creating technical packages that include front, and back view of sketches as well as detail sketches and BOM
  • Ability to work under pressure in an environment of constant shifting priorities and change

Compensation

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive compensation package which may include short and/or long term incentives, clothing allowance, and merchandise discount, in addition to base salary and full health and welfare benefits.

Vince, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or military or veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Vince, LLC also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.

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