Associate Designer - Men's Pants & Shorts (All Non-Denim)
J. Crew Group, Inc. - New York, NY

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To assist the designer with implementation of all stages of the design plan.

Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with Design Directors to formulate concepts, select color stories and develop fabrics, prints, trim and graphics for each season.
  • Prepare professional presentation boards with illustrations, CAD artwork, fabrication and garment samples.
  • Research seasonal trends, themes, color, raw materials and styling for specified classification.
  • Execute seasonal line list and meet product development calendar deadlines.
  • Work with Technical Design in preparing and ensuring accuracy of specs from initial concept to technical design cards.
  • Conduct fittings with Designer or Design Director.
  • Work with Production to maintain design concept through out production process.

Qualifications:
  • 2-4 years Design experience
  • Apparel Design degree
  • High taste level and creative ability
  • Strong color sense
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and calendars
  • Good follow through, proactive
  • Knowledge of garment construction and fabric/trim
  • Strong illustration skills and sketching ability
  • Knowledge of lab dips
  • Proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • BA Fashion Design
  • Knowledge of Garment construction, wash process, color, pattern and textiles
  • Strong sketching skills
  • Understanding of line planning and product costing
  • Ability to work well under pressure and ability to establish and maintain schedules and deadlines

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J.Crew debuted in 1983 with the mailing of its first catalog. Six years later, we opened a flagship store at New York's South Street...