Designer

Miami, FL

The Designer is responsible and accountable for the entire design process from conception to production for multiple brands.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for trend research, inspiration, color selection, illustrator sketches, 3D CAD design, fit comments and final product execution.
  • Partner with the director of design and SVP of design in creating brand identity with a creative and current design approach.
  • Partners with director of design and SVP of design to provide clear direction for fabric and print development team.
  • Responsible for staying within the time and action calendar.
  • Partners with the merchandising team to define seasonal time frames and ensure that creative goals and business goals are aligned.
  • Present trend and the line to internal and external customers.
  • Ensure that the product meets the price point, tells a strong merchandising story and meets SKU requirements for the brand.
  • Responsible for approval of sales samples to ensure garment is production ready.
  • Directs and mentors assistant designers and interns.
  • Partners with fabric team to develop new fabrications
  • Some travel may be required.


SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • High level of creativity with a passion for design
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, color, sewing techniques, graphics, embroidery and trim.
  • Ability to learn new computer technology including 3-D design and nedgraphics
  • Strong sense of color and taste level
  • Strong organizational, time management, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to present in front of an audience


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor degree (B.A) from a college or university, major in Design
  • 5+ years of design experience preferable in mens/activewear

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