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Job Title
DESIGNER - Rafaella Sportswear
Location
New York, New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Apparel
Job Function
Design - Fashion/Product
Experience level
Entry Level

DESIGNER - Rafaella Sportswear

 

Rafaella

Seeking a Designer for SMU / Private Label for Rafaella Sportswear:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

    

* Work cross functionally with design, sourcing, merchandising and sales to ensure product is right for client's needs and hits target price points

* Prepare presentation boards, line sheets and tech packs on product for SMU & Private Label area

* Partner with and direct SMU CAD designer on print needs for the area

* Partner with Fabric & Trim areas as well as overseas offices for fabric research and development needs, comments & approvals.

* Shop stores on a weekly basis to be aware of emerging trends and competitive assortments.

* Attend sales meetings with key accounts to hear first hand the buyer's reaction to product and feedback given in order to better understand needs.

* Provide fit comments on pre showroom samples and attend fittings on bulk production styles.

* Create presentation boards for print, color and concept for each season to aid sales team during market week and other buyer appointments.

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

* Strong Adobe Illustrator knowledge

* Ability to design around concepts with strong sense of style and color.

* Ability to design within the target cost

* Knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, color, sewing techniques, graphics, embroidery and trim.

* Strong organizational, time management, communication and presentation skills

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