Sweater Designer - RTW

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Jul 03, 2017
Aug 04, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
SWEATER DESIGNER - APPAREL & ACCESSORIESDevelops and executes Owned Brand Sweater Product Design and Development with direction from design leaders to achieve overall product design strategy and merchant objectives. Designs lines for a category, brand, business or guest segment and has proficiency/expertise in product design and development.PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Diligent approach to workload, maintaining good, timely communication with internal and external partners
  • Contribute to product, brand, trend and guest research within owned category
  • Shop markets to identify category, brand, business or guest segment trends
  • Collaborate with design leader and team to execute concepts, color stories and develop appropriate fabrics/ trims
  • Contribute to and may participate in professional presentations to Directors/VPs within the PD&D team
  • Own brand cohesion; partner with peers across the division to ensure continuity
  • Support merchant line plans, assortment strategies, price points
  • Partner with technical designers to develop and innovate fit and construction details within category¬†
  • Development and execution of trim, embellishment, hardware packages within category
  • Ensures design direction remains intact from concept throughout production process
  • Collaborate with Tech Design and Sourcing team to identify, troubleshoot and resolve production issues¬†
  • 4 year Design, Fine Art, or similar degree
  • 4-8 years of experience - Designer level
  • Computer design system skills including Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Demonstrated high taste level and creative ability
  • Understanding of yarn, stitches, garment construction/fit or raw materials & product production
  • Commercial sense, market knowledge, ability to research and apply market/trend information
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to successfully work in a team environment
  • Knowledge of product development processes
This description is intended as a guide only, the listed duties are subject to be changed