Senior Apparel Designer

RBX Active
New York, NY, USA
Posted 12 hours ago
Full time
Job description

RBX, a growing Activewear and Athleisure brand is looking for a talented senior apparel designer to work with our direct-to-consumer merchandising team to manage the design and production process for our growing line of exclusive styles. If you are interested in working with a small, collaborative, and nimble team while getting to develop designs for everything from leggings and sweaters to sneakers and pickleball rackets, this will be a great opportunity.

Responsibilities:

  • Partners with the merchandising team to maintain the style count requirements of the line, meet emerging trends and keep to a timely product development calendar
  • Collaborates with merchandising team, vendors and internal sourcing on bringing newness to product development while meeting costing requirements
  • Create Illustrator sketches; review line sheets; develop tech packs
  • Leads fittings and works closely with the tech team on sample execution.
  • Deep dive research online and in-person market research
  • Create and update CADs in development process
  • Development – Launching, developing, and tracking trim, fabric, prints and styles
  • PLM/BOM – complete PLM/BOMs with accuracy
  • Organize and track inspiration samples, vendor samples, and development samples
  • Create and organize fabric and trim binders seasonally
  • Build and maintain line-plan
  • Create seasonal concept boards for presentations/ milestone meetings
  • Adhere to design calendar deadlines and timelines, ensure all tasks are completed in a timely manner

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design
  • Technical capability, proficient understanding of construction, textiles and expression of fit.
  • Extensive knowledge of garment construction, silhouettes, color ways, sewing techniques, fabrication and trim; familiarity with print design and manufacturing
  • Creativity, and sensibility for merchandising; ability to sketch
  • Excellent time management, Strong communications skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to establish good relationships with key parties and department staff.
  • 5+ years of experience in apparel design
  • Experience in Active and Athleisure categories
  • Knowledge in performance fabrication, trims is a plus
  • Knowledge in Graphic design is a plus

Benefits:

  • PTO and paid Holidays
  • Health insurance plan
  • Hybrid work and general schedule flexibility
  • Just a good group of people to work with!

Salary will be based on experience.

Please submit a portfolio with your resume.

Looking forward to hearing from you!

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