• Associate, Designer - Hosiery

    Work Location US-NY-New York
    Category
    Design
    Division
    Socks
  • Specific Responsibilities

    The Designer executes the seasonal design development process, from concept to delivery, by creating and executing original, trend-appropriate design concepts that meet market needs and drive sales, and ensuring the timely execution of each stage in the process.

     
    Strategy & Innovation

    • Research and identify trend directions; perform competitive analysis; pull and review fabrics, design concepts, presentation boards for meetings, mock-ups, color-ups, inspirational photos.
    • Execute development of initial seasonal design category in context of larger assortment and cost structure.

     

    Operations & Results

    • Design according to style plans, sales needs and emerging trends; ensure timely execution of product development calendar.
    • Create Illustrator sketches; review specification sheets and line sheets; ensure accuracy of product development logs, line sheets, boards and design archives library; ensure maintenance of designs in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system or shared drives.
    • Select and review raw materials and trims; ensure maintenance of fabric/trim library.
    • Approve lab dips with Senior Designer(s) and ensure consistency with color standards and licensor directives, where appropriate; review prints and graphics where appropriate and advise revisions; manage fit process.

    Customers & Relationships

    • Coordinate follow-up with internal and external customers and partners, including technical design, production and vendors; manager interoffice communication.
    • Build collaborative relationships with vendors and internal customers.


    Leadership & Teams

    • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary.
    • Attract, develop and retain talent.

    Skills and Requirements

    • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented.
    • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented, meticulous and creative.
    • Creativity, technical capability and sensibility for merchandising; ability to sketch.
    • Extensive knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, silhouettes, color ways, sewing techniques, fabrication and trim; familiarity with print design and manufacturing.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design.
    • 4-7 years’ experience in apparel design.
    • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe products, CAD and Mac computers.

     

    GBG USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    #LI-POST-G

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed