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Women's Designer

Job title: Women's Designer
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Industry: Fashion
Remote: Yes
Salary: $85,000-$90,00 DOE
Reference: 448331
Contact name: Amelia Bitton

Job description

Client Overview: Our client is a trendy women's clothing brand that creates vibrant and colorful apparel for all seasons.

Women's Designer Overview: The senior designer collaborates with the design director to create a cohesive seasonal collection by trend research, developing sketch, tech pack, fabric and technique developments, participating in fits, and communicating with the samples room and production factories.

Women's Designer Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate in designing women’s styles following seasonal creative direction.
  • Design and sketch styles with offerings across categories and occasions
  • Collaborate with pattern makers + sample makers to guide first toiles and proportions to completion in final samples.
  • Aid Merchandising Team and Design director during department introduction to new season
  • Understand collection direction, overview, and suggest missed opportunities.
  • Review weekly sales reports to understand performance of styles and fabrications.
  • Attend development fittings with patternmakers and creative director to develop prototypes and final samples.
  • Attend production fittings to maintain design’s intentions whilst troubleshooting any production issues
  • Conduct market research to determine trends, materials, silhouettes, and trim details to incorporate into product lines.
  • Evaluate collection standing and sketch + refabricate to support seasonal objectives within line plan/SKU count.
  • Collaborate with production team to negotiate pricing, assist the director to source new fabrics, trims, and maintain customer delivery dates.
  • Work with factories to develop new items, source new products and vendors, and maintain factory relationships.
  • Follow garment to production with Production Managers – ensuring correct development + color allocation applied to each body

Women's Designer Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in women's contemporary apparel
  • Must be able to travel internationally six times a year
  • Must have Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop skills
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