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Designer, Denim - NY Women's

Street style brand in New York. The Designer should bring their creative influence, motivation, and keen eye on trends as well as sell through sales opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize, design, develop denim styles, lines, and collections (tops, bottoms, jumpsuits, etc.) with a focus on missy denim

  • Uphold Design integrity, and aesthetic from inception through wash and product development stages, oversee necessary changes

  • Partner with Tech Design and Patternmakers for fit and revisions. Lead and attend fit meetings

  • Work with Merchandizing & Sales on key assortments, follow up with exclusives and timing

  • Submit hand sketches and digital designs by season and collection, work with all company product cross teams to align deadlines

  • Develop team; provide direction and delegate tasks to Design assistants and interns

  • Incorporate profitable Designs that include company brand growth, merchandizing and financial strategies

  • Oversee fabric and trim teams, work with vendors and sourcing as needed

  • Market awareness; attend shows and travel and gain industry insight and competitive watch and research

  • Must be able to present to the VP of Design and the senior management team with confidence, while maintaining a strong point of view

Requirements

  • Normally requires a Bachelor's or Associates degree in Design, Merchandizing, Technical Design or similar

  • Preferred 5 years (or more) of women's design, recent denim experience

  • Should be proficient with digital design and some hand sketching (front and back)

  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, or CAD. MS Excel and Word, PC and Mac OSX

  • Ability to follow trends and add creative influence to bring fresh denim designs to market

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