Men's Associate Designer

KITH
New York Metropolitan Area, USA
Posted 18 hours ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion,Design Services,Retail

Position Summary:KITH is currently seeking a Men's Associate Designer to join the team full time. This person will report into the Men's Design Director.

Primary Responsibilities:

● Collaborate with the Design Director each season to research, develop and initiate creative direction.

● Must be comfortable in working on all product categories: wovens, knits & sweaters.

● Responsible for the cohesiveness of assigned product categories.

● Help execute tasks/projects with critical attention to detail and a sense of urgency to meet all department deadlines.

● Must have quick and strong Illustrator sketching skills.

● Responsible for creating tech packs with detailed specifications that include construction details, and trim/fabric information.

● Accurately size graphic and textiles according to designs.

● Update sketches and BOMs as necessary.

● Attend all fittings.

● Actively participate and take detailed notes in meetings.

● Communicate with overseas and internal partners on updates as changes occur in the assortment.

● Partner with Tech Design for anything fit related in seasonal development.

Skills:

● Degree in Apparel or Fashion Design

● 2- 4 years of experience in Men's Apparel Design

● Strong Knowledge of tech packs and specs

● Strong knowledge of fabrics

● Excellent leadership skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

● Good organizational, time management and communication skills

● Must be flexible to meet demands of deadlines.

● Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects

● Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

● Have a positive and passionate attitude.

● A willing problem-solver who is determined to work together and find solutions.

WHO WE ARE:

Established in 2011, Kith is a leading lifestyle brand and progressive retail concept that’s celebrated globally for its ability to tell stories, evoke nostalgia and connect product to the passion it’s woven with. Now in its eleventh year of business, Kith has in-house apparel lines for men, women and children, an ice cream parlor in every flagship, a full-service restaurant and a retail footprint in three continents.

Born and raised in Queens, New York, Kith Founder Ronnie Fieg rose the ranks from 13-year-old stock boy at footwear franchise David Z. to the company’s chief buyer, earning him a profound understanding of the retail landscape and a network of powerful brand relationships. As the brand’s CEO and Creative Director, Fieg is known for his ability to create premium products and deliver unparalleled experiences, with a personal philosophy of giving the consumer more than what they pay for. Using Kith as a vehicle, Fieg has applied his signature lens to an impressive list of collaborators, including Coca-Cola, Nike, Versace, BMW and many others.

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