Senior Designer, (WGA)

Forever 21
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 6 days ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion
Overview

Forever 21 is a fashion industry leader making the latest trends accessible to all while inspiring unique style and confidence. With a renewed focus on the customer experience, the brand offers high style designs and fashion basics with compelling values and a dynamic store environment. While driving innovation across e-commerce and digital to expand access and convenience, the brand continues to strengthen its positioning as today’s preferred destination for the fashionable consumer. Forever 21 is located in more than 540 locations globally and online, and we’re seeking passionate and creative people to join our Forever family.

The Senior Designer, Women's Wear 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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