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EXPRESS Designer - Jackets/OW/Bottoms in New York, New York

The Brand that Gets You to What’s Next

Express is the vibrant, confident lifestyle brand for ambitious people, providing the latest fashion for style-obsessed men and women since 1980. Our mission is to provide inspiration and confidence through fashion to help people get to what's next in their day, and their lives. With more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Latin America, and a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com, Express brings city-inspired style to customers across the globe.

A Workplace To Match

We think you'll like it here.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, generous associate discount, and casual work environment. Working at Express is much more than the 9 to 5. It is an opportunity to connect and engage with some of the smartest individuals in the fashion business doing work they are passionate about. This is the Express Life and we’re always looking for talented leaders at all levels to join our team; if this sounds like you, we'd love to chat!

Summary

The Designer is responsible for designing brand right product for individual product category interpreting seasonal trends concepts, and color.

Essential Tasks

• Design brand right product for respective categories, creates concept boards with trend and inspiration. Selects fabrics, trims, prints and patterns for development.

• Shops samples to interpret trends and concepts for department and development of silhouettes.

• Creates flat sketches and initiates development tech packages.

• Attend fittings, review samples, give silhouette direction and advise corrections

• Assists in preparation for design owned milestone meetings, collaborates with others.

• Assists in preparation for design owned milestone meetings, collaborates with others.

• Works with cross functional team members to resolve outstanding issues.

• Manage, evaluate and develop designer

Essential Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Design or related work experience

• Experience: 5+ years experience in related field

• Travel required, domestic and international (15-20%)

Preferred Requirements (skills and abilities)

• Ability to identify and interpret trends.

• Strong computer skills including Adobe Creative Suite, Web PDM and Micrografx Designer.

• Ability to work independently and within a team environment.

• Strong communication and leadership skills.

• Elevated taste level and fashion sense within the context of the brand.

• Ability to manage and react to change.

**Please be sure to include a link to your portfolio or examples of your work to review with your resume.

As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class. Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.

Notification to Agencies: Please note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.

Requisition ID: 2020-6710

Street: Express - New York

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