Senior Designer Women's

Senior Designer Women’s ready-to-wear needed for a boho chic lifestyle brand, west coast. Join a talented and creative team that produces inspired, casual upmarket women’s fashion.  You’ll be a part of an iconic brand and passionate design team that celebrates creativity. We’re looking for someone who can deliver  innovative and compelling concepts for women’s designs with a focus on bottoms and outerwear.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Conceptualize, collaborate and design women’s assortments, starting from inception and trend research through final Production handoff

  • Create innovative and inspired design sketches using Illustrator

  • Design concepts to meet the women’s "Assortment Plan" and margin requirements

  • Build partnerships and key relations with cross functional teams such as Product Development and Merchandising

  • Research seasonal trends, themes, colors, raw materials, non-denim and denim, styling and trims

  • Incorporate fit session notes while maintaining style and design integrity

  • Ensure design and final product is consistent with lifestyle brand identity, design goals and profitability

  • Create concept and trend boards for seasonal themes, including fashion outerwear

  • Create embroidery and CAD layout

  • Supply all needed communication and information for hand over to the Product Development team

  • Provide status updates and adhere to calendar timelines and delivery

 

Success Skills:

  • Preferred bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design, Merchandising, Product Development,  Graphic Design or similar. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Minimum of 5-8+ years of design experience with women’s apparel, including recent experience with easy bottoms, and or a variety of outerwear.

  • A combination of various fabric knowledge & trim, luxury fabrics, some denim

  • Ability to generate concepts and participate in a highly collaborative design process

  • CAD proficiency, advanced Photoshop and Illustrator with flat & Illustrator sketching

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, fluid team environment.

  • Ability to give and take constructive criticism to elevate design

  • Excellent communication skills via emails, in-person or online presentations, chats, etc.

 

This is an on-site role, working with the Design team at corporate headquarters.  Full time, dynamic career opportunity for a global brand with competitive salary & benefits package, company perks and a generous employee discount. The current interview process is via Zoom and in-person. Office is fully open.

If this role sounds like a great match, please scroll down and complete the form below to apply.

Talent Suede offers career opportunities for well-known apparel brands on the west coast and east coast. We are committed to diversity and equal opportunities in the work place. We have ongoing practices that prohibit applicant discrimination against any individual due to race, color, religion, age gender, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by state or federal laws.

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