• Designer - Hosiery

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

    The Hosiery Designer will partner the design team in the seasonal design development process, from concept to delivery, by contributing 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:

    • Work with Designer(s) and Senior Designer and Design Director for preliminary design research, develop concepts, assemble presentation boards for meetings, prepare mock-ups, color-ups, inspirational photos.
    • Work on development of initial seasonal design category in context of larger assortment.
    • Creating development packets to be sent oversees for all.

     

    Operations & Results: 

    • Design according to style plans, sales needs and emerging trends; ensure timely execution of product development calendar.
    • Create Illustrator designs; prepare specification sheets and line sheets and update as necessary.
    • 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.
    • Create original artwork for an assortment of brands, sizes and categories in the hosiery area.

     

    Customers & Relationships:

    • Follow-up with internal and external customers and partners, including sales and production; facilitate interoffice communication.
    • Build collaborative relationships with vendors and internal customers.

     

    Leadership & Teams:

    • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary.

    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.
    • Knowledge of, color ways, trends, ability to create original art.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design and/or Fashion Design.
    • 3-5 years experience in related area.
    • Experience with Disney, Nickelodeon, Hasbro, etc.. product is a must.
    • Hosiery experience not necessary, but a plus. 
    • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe products, and Mac computers.

    GBG USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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