The inspiration of our brands begins with the eye of the designer. As Designer, one must

demonstrate a commitment to delivering on trend fashion to drive sales and increase profits

while exceeding the expectations of our customers.

Key Responsibilities  

  • Responsible for the conceptual development of the knits, wovens, dresses and outwear

ensuring products reflect current trends and business strategy

  • Designs garments that sell and create designs with appropriate commercial cost.  

Ensure that the styles work within the collections and support the key outfit/looks of the

season.

  •  Broad and thorough knowledge of fabric, trims, garment, construction and color.  The

ability to predict, identify and forecast color, concept, fabric, silhouette, and trim trends

that are brand appropriate.

  • Understand customer throughout the process, trend level, interests and needs.  

Understand fit/design issues that are specific to garments.

  • Good sample selection skills and editing from retail and the market.  Thorough

knowledge of the competition and what is happening in the relevant market.

  • Knowledge of patternmaking and sewing and ability to fit garments properly to standards

and fashion trends.  Partner with technical design as needed.

  • Understand sourcing alternatives, cost effective manufacturing options and lead times.
  • Knowledge of systems including and business procedures.  Strong organizational

and time management skills.

  • Skilled at fashion sketching and drawing and developing prints, embroideries, yarn dyes

and washes.

  • Communicate in a timely manner with internal and external team members and to senior

management.  

  • Successfully train and mentor direct reports.
  •  Participate and attend meetings and reviews as needed
  • Ideal Candidate Qualifications
  •  Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum five years prior experience at the Fashion Designer level in women’s apparel
  •  Must have proven ability to partner with merchants and collaborate with cross category

designers

  • Experience working with high end fabric qualities and washes and possess a strong high

end aesthetic in their design

  • PC Design and software experience is required
  • Knowledge of working with imports and vendors
  •  Must be highly organized, detail oriented and have experience managing others
  • Must know how to operate within a collaborative environment while driving vision
  • Time Management Skills

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