Work with Designer to come up w/ collection inspiration, leather, details and overall "look" for season for Brand.
Design Collections & In-concept items
Procure color standards and materials to pass to production before packages go out.
Review Inspiration/sketches, materials and details with team
Make line sheet w/ all detail per style
Associates/tech designer make tech-packages at their pace and Designer is available to answer questions at the same time while completing her own collection packages.
Review all BOMs & tech-packages w/ Designer to ensure accuracy before Director's review for addition of any last minute details.
Provides daily or weekly recap to designer to show what has been & will be sent out in order to maintain workflow & manage expectations.
Maintain communication throughout process w/ cross functional partners to keep product on track and answer questions from FTY.
Review PA samples w/ Tech Designer & Designer to make pattern/style corrections and maintain original design intent while executing costing changes.
Approve raw material Dips & Bulk standards for purchasing materials w/ Tech designer & Designer .
Other Duties include : weekly TBs w/ Merchant & Production, Video conference w/ ftys, working w/ team to maintain samples - organizing vintage & proto closet as well as working protos.
2 to 4 years design experience.
General computer knowledge; ability to learn how to design through new/advanced technology (e.g., on-line spec program).
Solid understanding of design process.
Solid flat sketching skills.
Good design and color sense.
Ability to think three-dimensionally and to visualize from swatch to body.
Solid understanding of product construction (e.g., finishes, fabrics, hardware, stitches, safety requirements, etc.).
Knowledge of fit model and standard measurements.
Time management / communication skills.
College degree in Fashion Design or related field.
Product Development and Design
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