sr. Designer - Men's

JCPENNEY
Plano, TX, USA
Posted 1 day ago
Full time

Company presentation

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

Job description

Sr Designer - Men's

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

The Sr Designer leads in the creation of the original concepts that encompass style, color and fabric for assigned brand(s), or classification by executing the brand profile and the business strategy for the season.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leads in the creation of original concepts that encompass style, color, and fabric for assigned lines to ensure customer focused offerings that meet business requirements.
  • Research and identify trends and color directions for specific brands; create design concept/mood boards, mock-ups, and inspirational prints for presentations
  • Shop stores and appropriate markets; pull and review fabrics, design concepts, color-ups, to conceptualize the product design for the season.
  • Identify and design key items with a strong brand identity
  • Supervises the initiation of product packages through working with technical designers.
  • Work with technical designers to ensure design intent and meet product aesthetics
  • Collaborates with raw material team to define newest fabric and print direction for season, selects and approves fabric, yarn qualities, and trims within price points for products.
  • Approves strike-offs, handlooms, and knit-downs.
  • Leads in the print direction and selection of artwork
  • Creates the flat sketch designs for new and enhanced existing products
  • Collaborates with the merchandise team to create new product placemats for floor set visuals
  • Travels as needed to develop the product.

    Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

    • College degree in fine arts or fashion design, or equivalent work experience in a design related field preferred.
    • 8 - 10 years' experience in design product and fabrication knowledge.
    • Basic working knowledge of the technical aspects of the assigned category, ability to design around concepts and to design flat sketches, technical and computer skills, design and color sense, presentation, persuasion, organization, time management, written and verbal communication.
    • Proficient in Illustrator, Microsoft Office, Power Point, Photo Shop a plus
    • Extremely flexible and adaptable
    • Experience with Intimates or sleepwear is preferred
    • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, detail oriented, team oriented and creative

      What you get:

      We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.

      About JCPenney:

      JCPenney proudly serves customers at more than 650 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico, and at the Company's flagship store, jcp.com. JCPenney is one of the nation's largest retailers of apparel, home, jewelry, and beauty merchandise with a growing portfolio of private and national brands. Guided by the Golden Rule, JCPenney employs more than 60,000 associates worldwide and has served customers for over 119 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves. For additional information, please visit jcp.com and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

      For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

      Follow us and see what's new: Instagram Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Media Room jcp.com

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      General Description

      Sr Designer - Men's

      J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

      Plano, Texas

      The Sr Designer leads in the creation of the original concepts that encompass style, color and fabric for assigned brand(s), or classification by executing the brand profile and the business strategy for the season.

      Primary Responsibilities:

      • Leads in the creation of original concepts that encompass style, color, and fabric for assigned lines to ensure customer focused offerings that meet business requirements.
      • Research and identify trends and color directions for specific brands; create design concept/mood boards, mock-ups, and inspirational prints for presentations
      • Shop stores and appropriate markets; pull and review fabrics, design concepts, color-ups, to conceptualize the product design for the season.
      • Identify and design key items with a strong brand identity
      • Supervises the initiation of product packages through working with technical designers.
      • Work with technical designers to ensure design intent and meet product aesthetics
      • Collaborates with raw material team to define newest fabric and print direction for season, selects and approves fabric, yarn qualities, and trims within price points for products.
      • Approves strike-offs, handlooms, and knit-downs.
      • Leads in the print direction and selection of artwork
      • Creates the flat sketch designs for new and enhanced existing products
      • Collaborates with the merchandise team to create new product placemats for floor set visuals
      • Travels as needed to develop the product.

        Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

        • College degree in fine arts or fashion design, or equivalent work experience in a design related field preferred.
        • 8 - 10 years' experience in design product and fabrication knowledge.
        • Basic working knowledge of the technical aspects of the assigned category, ability to design around concepts and to design flat sketches, technical and computer skills, design and color sense, presentation, persuasion, organization, time management, written and verbal communication.
        • Proficient in Illustrator, Microsoft Office, Power Point, Photo Shop a plus
        • Extremely flexible and adaptable
        • Experience with Intimates or sleepwear is preferred
        • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, detail oriented, team oriented and creative

          What you get:

          We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.

          About JCPenney:

          JCPenney proudly serves customers at more than 650 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico, and at the Company's flagship store, jcp.com. JCPenney is one of the nation's largest retailers of apparel, home, jewelry, and beauty merchandise with a growing portfolio of private and national brands. Guided by the Golden Rule, JCPenney employs more than 60,000 associates worldwide and has served customers for over 119 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves. For additional information, please visit jcp.com and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

          For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

          Follow us and see what's new: Instagram Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Media Room jcp.com

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