Job descriptionGrowing Costume / Dance Wear E-Comm and Catalog Retailer has immediate Associate Design need for Trend Contractor to support in researching and communicating Trends and Concepts for Clients within Dancewear Costume category.
This individual has great leadership, collaboration skills and can work well with cross functional teams.
Responsibilities: Trend and Market Knowledge:
Under the direction of the VP of Design
Responsible for researching global and domestic markets to identify new trends,
fabrics, accessories, and techniques; ensures product is consistent with market
trends while maintaining brand integrity and business strategies. Influences the
assortment with key design, merchandising or marketing ideas. Attends local and
national dance recitals and competitions to analyze current dance trends.
Demonstrates an excellent knowledge of the brand, and
Fabric, Trim, and Color Development: Partners with Design Management to
format, create and share Raw Material Concept Presentations electronically.
Travels and shops domestic markets for new fabrics, trims, color inspiration and
Technical Skills: Partners with Design Management to format, create and share
Trend Recaps and Concept Presentations electronically. Works cross functionally
to guide and incorporate trends within the line.
Total Hours: 30-32/hrs on average a week.
1 year contract role.