The person in this position is responsible for designing and developing product by interpreting concepts into finished product. This includes developing themes, color, fabrication, and silhouettes for the upcoming season as well as working with mills to develop original textures and patterns. Other responsibilities include the development of presentation boards and presenting lines in concept meetings. They would also conduct raw material research, market research, flat sketches and fashion illustration, detailed specs, and fabric/trim research and allocations. This person would be responsible for developing and coaching associate and assistant designers as well as building and developing relationships with Merchandising and Quality. They would collaborate with Merchandising and Sourcing to achieve production execution. This person will also be responsible for following the Lands’ End design direction; adapting their design ideas into product that serves the Lands’ End customer and drives the Lands’ End brand.
Successful candidates will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities: