Compelling design of product (socks) that is aesthetically aligned with the brand identity and priced appropriately.
*Must have Sock Design experience and apply with a portfolio*
-Research and Development
-Conceptualize, identify, and interpret fashion, lifestyle, and leg-wear trends by:
· Attending trend seminars.
· Attending trade shows
· Seasonal shopping trips to be scheduled to gather inspiration from the global market place.
-Maintain and develop contact with sock suppliers, trim vendors, and yarn producers to understand and apply new technologies.
-Work closely with Merchandising and Sales divisions to create brand right product at targeted price points.
o Develop and maintain both trend and product presentations/boards.
o Creation of new design that is aligned with the brand direction and strategy.
o Produce and maintain DSNA’s for each style.
o Effective communication with suppliers, as well as internal teams.
o Evaluate proto-types and samples to ensure conformity to DSNAs and resolution to quality issues.
-Manage the design process to ensure that key dates/deliverables are met.
Degree in Apparel /Fashion Design.
5+ Years of sock design.
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
Proficiency with Adobe Illustrator, Photo Shop, CAD
Flexible, creative, organized and detail oriented.
Ability to work in a team environment.