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Designer, Women's Denim

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Designer, Women’s Denim

Start Date:  ASAP

Contract Length:  3 Months (possibly contract to hire)

Location:  New York, NY

 

**A Fortune 500 Fashion Company is looking for a talented Denim Designer for their team in NYC **

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the design process from conception through to final styling for assigned product category
  • Responsible for product design process to include market research, conceptual presentations, design and guidance through fabric, print, spec and fit processes
  • Responsible for researching markets in order to identify new trends, fabrics, techniques, etc
  • Actively participates in the conceptual development of product lines (ie. Sells ideas/concepts and convinces others to adopt a course of action)
  • Provides recommendations regarding seasonal themes, edits to line, new concepts
  • Recommends product/key items that demonstrate a clear point of view
  • Provides insight regarding style and fit of product during presentation
  • Ensures that product is consistent with market trends as well as business strategy
  • Provides direction for colorways on stripes, plaids and prints
  • Responsible for fabric and trim selection
  • Creates BOMs
  • Works with technical designer and pre-production partner to ensure design integrity, and that design packages are complete and accurate
  • Partner with merchandising to assort line and develop product appropriate business needs

 

Requirements:

  • College degree in Fashion Design or related field
  • Minimum 4-6 years of design experience (preferably in denim)
  • Strong computer knowledge including Adobe Illustrator and Excel
  • Ability to hand sketch
  • Strong design and conceptual skills
  • Strong sense of style and color
  • PLM
  • Through knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, color use, sewing techniques, graphics and trim
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Understanding of merchandising as it relates to sales and store environment

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