Senior Designer

Sunrise Brands
Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
Posted 20 days ago
$100,000 — $130,000 / year
Full time

Sunrise Brands, LLC is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented Senior Designer for their JOIE brand. The ideal candidate is a driven, team player!

Are you looking to take your career to the next level? Would you be interested in working for an established, recognized and well known multinational apparel conglomerate? This position offers full-time benefits , including health, dental, vision, PTO, holidays and 401K. If this sounds like the opportunity that you've been looking for, apply today!


Sunrise Brands has leveraged three decades of uncontested denim preeminence into becoming the most dynamic diversified apparel company in the United States. Today, while Sunrise Brands remains a denim powerhouse, our product mix includes casual bottoms, knits, sweaters, sportswear, outerwear, bags and other lifestyle accessories. As case studies in ingenuity and uniqueness, each of our 11 divisions serve a specific market with skillful thinking and accurate execution. What every branded and private label company in our portfolio has in common is its ability to thrive in its own market positioning, aided by its own product R&D, but backed by the financial, manufacturing and retail channel muscle of Sunrise.


Central to the success of our Company are the collective efforts of each and every employee. We value the diversity of our workforce and continuously look for passionate people to join our teams. As we expand our business portfolio, we further widen our search for the best industry talent. The Sunrise Brands Group offers an array of career opportunities!


Senior fashion designers work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment in which they must be aware of emerging trends. As senior designers, they also must communicate observations on trends to the fashion designers working beneath them, as the senior designer holds a managerial position as well.

Hand-sketching of designs and computer aided drafting (CAD) are required to communicate their vision to other designers and create a blueprint of the product to be created. A senior fashion designer must be able to analyze the work of designers they oversee, modifying blueprints to produce an end product. Strong communication skills are essential in this position, as it will often to be necessary to communicate the adjustments necessary to bring designs to life in a timely, cost-efficient manner.


  • Researching current fashion trends and determining what consumers will like
  • Developing mood board for collections
  • Collaborating with the design team to develop ideas for new products based on researched data
  • Designing sketches for new products with a design team
  • Developing color palettes for collections
  • Testing and deciding on fabrics, colors, patterns and textures for each design
  • Overseeing the production of designs from sketches, sampling, fitting until production of final output.
  • Maintaining relationships with vendors, suppliers and models
  • Create new designs in line with current trends and the target audience.
  • Evaluate prototypes and improve design.
  • Presenting to management the material, fabrics, color trend and sketches each season.
  • Attend regular design and product development meetings.


  • Bachelor’s degree in design, fine arts, fashion design or related field.
  • Relevant work experience in fashion design
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Adobe Illustrator.
  • Ability to do sketches by hand and through the use of computer-aided fashion design applications and digital visualization tools
  • Knowledge of fashion design principles and excellent design and conceptual skills.
  • Excellent sense of style
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines.
  • In-depth knowledge of garment technology.
  • Strong understanding of pattern making, fitting and draping.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong time-management skills; Excellent attention to detail

Work Location and Schedule

This job will require that you work form our office in Manhattan, NY, weekdays during normal business hours.

How to Apply

If you think this job is a fit for what you are looking for, then applying is a snap. Just follow the instructions on this page by submitting your resume, preferably in PDF format. Good Luck!

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