Senior Designer, Apparel

Forever 21
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 1 month ago
TemporaryRetail Apparel and Fashion
Overview

The Designer / Sr. Apparel Designer will be responsible for creating product designs that are both cost-effective and innovative.

Responsibilities

  • Translate design direction and fabric/trim selections into original designs
  • Create original flat sketches based on existing trends and mainstream designs
  • Work with Design Team to create tech packs, ensuring designs accurately translate into development samples
  • Collaborate with Trend Forecasting Team on seasonal trends and concepts
  • Research trends and bring in new ideas through competitive shopping, magazines, websites, and runway shows
  • Train and mentor Designers by offering constructive criticism and guidance
  • Source and purchase fabrics, trims, fastenings, and embellishments

Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Fashion Apparel Design
  • Must have 3- 5+ years of Fashion Design experience in multiple design categories
  • Must have strong leadership skills
  • Must be proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, In Design, Word, and Excel
  • Must have strong design aesthetic, color sense, and conceptual skills
  • Must be able to create flat sketches Adobe Illustrator
  • Comprehensive knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, color/print usage, graphics, embellishment layouts, and trim required
  • Must be flexible and adapt well to fast paced, rapidly changing work environment
  • Must be a team player, open to taking direction, and able to work well under pressure

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