Sr. Apparel Designer

Job title: Sr. Apparel Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: San Francisco
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: Yes
Reference: 422618
Contact name: Julie Le
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Title: Sr Designer Job Description 

In this role, you will work in an energizing, inclusive, and creative environment focused on concepting and creating sustainable product that exceeds customers' expectations. Your goal is to partner with cross functional team members who collectively are responsible for ensuring that the product style, fit, and quality are more than worth the price for our customers. You will set the overall global design direction for the conceptual development of a specific product line. Must lean into risk taking and be customer curious!

Job Description
• Set strategic direction for product area and team
• Provide creative direction and coaching to develop a motivated, high performing team
• Research global markets in order to identify new seasonal trends, silhouettes, fabrics, techniques, product categories and competitive inspiration
• Develop concepts and sketches for product line and advocate for design ideas by presenting to internal leadership and cross functional partners
• Partner with Production and Tech Design to create tech packs and communicate vision behind fit and product design, ensuring execution, quality, and desired margin targets are achieved
• Collaborate and lead others in key design and product initiatives and their implementation

Additional Job Description
• Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and highly collaborative environment, with the ability to juggle multiple seasons at one time and track development deadlines
• Possess an elevated sense of style, aesthetic, and color and understand how to translate trends through the lens of the customer and brand filter
• Thorough knowledge of silhouette, fit, fabrication, construction, color use, sewing techniques, and trim; computer knowledge including Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Excel
• Evaluate sometimes complex situations using multiple sources of information (internal and external sources) Apply for this job

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