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EXPRESS Designer - Women's Knits in New York, New York

A Brand That's What's Now

Express is the sexy, sophisticated lifestyle fashion brand for every occasion: work, weekends, or nights on the town. Our brand is what's new and what's now for young fashion-forward men and women. We have more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as franchise stores in Latin America. We also have a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com that allows our customers to shop whenever and wherever they like.

A Workplace To Match

We think you'll like it here.

Our recently renovated, 3-story Design Studio is located in the heart of Manhattan! We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, a generous associate discount, casual work environment, and the opportunity to connect and engage with some of the smartest, most passionate individuals in the apparel fashion business today.

The Designer W's Knits - Dresses and Bottoms will be in charge of the following:

-Utilize trend intelligence, current and historical business to design and deliver a balanced assortment of fashion key items & fashion must-haves.

  • Responsible for managing the entire design process for assigned product category.

  • Selects fabric, print and drives spec and fit direction. Independently translate seasonal concept into fully articulated line for entire department with minimal guidance from VP Design.

  • Strong working relationships with cross functional team members through communication and problem solving. Ability to influence partners.

  • Drive trend directions & create new opportunities in the business.

  • Oversee and assist junior designers in development of tech packs.

  • Manage, motivate, lead the development of junior designers.

  • Leads presentations of working sessions at milestone meetings.

JOB REQUIRMENTS:

  • 7+ years of full time professional Design experience

  • Collaborative spirit

  • Skilled in thinking big picture also very detail oriented

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Resourceful and problem solver

  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities independently

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: 2018-4028

Street: Express - New York

Post End Date: 9/13/2019

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