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Job Title
DESIGNER - Women's Contemporary
Location
New York, New York
Zip/Postal Code
10001
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Reference Number
Dsgnr - StylCar
Position type
Permanent
Category
Apparel
Job Function
Design - Fashion / Product

DESIGNER - Women's Contemporary

Advanced women's contemporary line launched in 2008,has since
successfully established itself as a lifestyle brand sold in
over 250 exclusive boutiques worldwide and major retailers such
as Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Saks, and Intermix.

As such, we are seeking a highly motivated Designer to join the
team. The candidate should have a vast understanding of advanced
women's contemporary market and strong design and development
skills. Candidates must be able to work in an extremely fast
paced environment and be able to meet deadlines on a daily basis


Candidate will be responsible for:

- Creating original concepts consistent with the brand strategy

- Develop sketches based on the Design Directors initial
sketches and concepts.

- Maintain the progression of design in the Design Directors
absence.

- Research market regularly for creative ideas, product
awareness and pricing in order to produce a creative and
competitive product that will help grow business

- Creating design sketches and seasonal presentations

- Developing colors, fabrications, silhouettes and trims

- Develop design boards

- Develop design ideas into groups and create a story with one
idea to illustrate boards based on deliveries

- Proficient in garment construction, luxury fabrics,
silhouette, finishing, embellishments and trim.

- Partnering with production to ensure execution of design is
within quality standards and design aesthetic

- Leading and training the design team

- Supervise fittings from first prototypes to samples ensuring
design aesthetic and overall garment quality

- Partner with technical design in the creation of tech packs
as well as during fit sessions

- Work with sourcing team to execute high quality product
within calendar timelines

- Able to work on present season and anticipate ideas and
concepts for the following seasons at the same time.

- Review all show samples upon receipt and follow up with
appropriate staff

- Stock line review with Technical Designers, manufacturing and
Merchandising to understand product performance. GOAL:
Review and learn from successes or problems, initiate any
information that will assist in better performance at retail
for present and future product.

- Ensure calendar deadline achievement in collaboration


Experience/Requirements:

- 5+ years relative design experience

- Must be technically skilled and capable to make all comments
during fit sessions

- Strong sketching skills

- Computer excellence in Illustrator and Excel

- Strong presentation skills

- Ability to work well within a team

- Aesthetically keen eye

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

- Excellent color matching skills

- A willingness and desire to re-examine what you know in order to
continually challenge your creativity/ability to delve deep and think
big, not just thinking of the small picture but rather big picture
branding.


As a company, we are committed to offering our employees a
challenging and rewarding work environment, opportunities for
growth and development, and competitive pay and benefits.


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