Designer, Women's Outerwear - Women's Contemporary Brand

Fourth Floor
New York, NY, USA
Posted 1 day ago
ContractorRetail Apparel and Fashion,Retail Luxury Goods and Jewelry

Our Client, A Women's Contemporary Brand is looking for a Women's Outerwear Designer!

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to create a fresh young contemporary outerwear line
  • Ability to create original tech packs including details specs and all style information, artwork and color palettes
  • Presents market research, competitor shopping and direction
  • Manage overseas fabric seasonal sourcing
  • Manage development sample prototype requests
  • Prepare for buyer meetings & presentations (track all samples, fabric qualities, any visuals for the meeting)
  • Manage the design process from initial concept CAD development to final adoption
  • Actively produces work on their own and dives into tech packs, CADs, and mailing overseas packages
  • Collaborate with Sales VP Director to strategize new business development and ideas to maximize sales
  • must provide a T&A calender between Sales and Production to maintain timing between Sales, Design and Production

Required Experience:

  • 10+ years of fashion design experience
  • Technical knowledge of fabrications and garment construction
  • Ability to cost engineer to achieve target costs while maintaining integrity of the product
  • Ability to understand diversified brand processes and needs
  • Computer savvy with proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Excel
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, detail oriented
  • Ability to take direction, multitask, work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to anticipate and take the initiative to get the job done right
  • Personality……. (friendly, team player , sharp, motivated and eager to get the job done)

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