Assistant Designer, Sweaters
Victoria's Secret - New York, NY

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Individual contributor responsible for assisting with the creation of commercially viable product designs across collections. Coordinate and deliver brand-right designs that tie back to the overall concept and business strategy; encompassing style, color/print, fit and fabric for new/existing product lines.

Applies a solid working knowledge of fashion trends and consumer needs to product designs. Demonstrates a passion for the brand, inspires individuals and relies on limited experience to plan and accomplish goals. Takes direction under immediate supervision, exercising a minimal degree of scope/decision making. Reports to a designer and above and has no direct reports.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists in the creation of brand-right, commercial designs that reflect the conceptual direction/business strategy.
Develop seasonal product with a focus on style, fit and fabric.
Deliver design sketches/prototypes and provide specifications.
Adapt designs based on feedback, incorporating for finalization.
Apply processes to understand/anticipate the needs of the customer in order to exceed customer expectations and readily react to their needs.
Utilize resources in sourcing new ideas, both internally and externally, and stay up to date on competitor research/trend analysis.
Collaborate and follow-up on deliverables with vendors and key partners throughout the design process including Merchandising, Marketing, and Product Development.
Brainstorm and present ideas to team.
Prepare materials for meetings and presentations and coordinate logistics.
Achieve set goals with acute attention-to-detail, tracking progress & anticipating potential issues.
Pursue/embrace opportunities to personally grow and develop skills/competencies.
Build and maintain effective relations with key partners.
Seek to improve process in order to deliver efficiently with speed/agility.
Meet budget and time commitments without compromising design excellence.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Exceptional talent with a commercial fashion eye and detail in product styling/performance.
Customer service philosophy.
Collaborative partner with a team-oriented approach.
Highly motivated, passionate and results oriented.
Solid communication and presentation skills.
Understand how to motivate and develop talent.
Champion for change and able to react with speed and agility.
Flexible and creative problem solver.
Personal professionalism and accountability.
May have moderate domestic travel.
Bachelor's degree in Design or equivalent experience.
Entry level with some design experience in a comparable retail environment.
Microsoft Office proficiency.
Victoria's Secret, a member of the Limited Brands family, is the most powerful, best-recognized and sexiest lingerie brand in the world. Victoria's Secret inspires confidence with fashion, glamour and a touch of fantasy through its assortment of intimate apparel, beauty products, sleepwear, hosiery, and more. The Victoria's Secret brand, from its one-of-a-kind broadcast fashion show and supermodel Angels to its iconic striped shopping bag are known and desired the world over.

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