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location

New York, NY

salary

$80,000

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$120,000

employment type

Direct Hire

category

Fashion Design

division

Fourth Floor

Women's Designer

Our client, a leading apparel brand, is seeking a Women's Designer to join their team in NYC!

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop innovative pieces across for our licensed brands, including jackets, pants, skirts, blouses, finished cut and sew and wovens.
  • Collaborate closely with the design team, merchandisers, and cross-functional teams to ensure alignment with brand vision and market trends.
  • Conduct trend research and analysis to identify key consumer preferences and translate them into compelling design concepts.
  • Create detailed sketches, tech packs, and prototypes for product development, ensuring adherence to quality standards and fit specifications.
  • Work with suppliers and manufacturers to source materials, negotiate pricing, and oversee the production process to maintain product integrity.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and market competition for the modern contemporary vision.
  • Participate in product presentations, fittings, and sample reviews to ensure design intent and quality are upheld throughout the production cycle.
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing teams to develop effective strategies for product positioning, promotions, and brand storytelling.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Fashion Design or related field.
  • 5-10 years of experience as a Designer with a focus on women's modern contemporary
  • Preferably skilled in wovens and cut-and-sew techniques.
  • Proficiency in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop).
  • Excellent understanding of garment construction, fabric knowledge, fit techniques, and production processes.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing trends, consumer preferences, and market dynamics.
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and presentation skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a passion for innovation, creativity, and continuous learning.

Please submit your resume for consideration

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