J.Crew Designer - Women's Suiting in New York, New York
New York, NY, US, 10281
Feb 5, 2020
Designer - Women's Suiting
Reports to: Design Director
Overview: Manage seasonal product design execution to achieve overall creative and business objectives.
Coordinate and unify creative execution of product.
Manage creative and technical development of product within merchandise assortment strategy.
Research seasonal trends, themes, color, raw materials and styling.
Collaborate with Merchandising, Production and Technical Design to achieve product execution and maintain design integrity.
Create design cards for first protos, including measurements and construction details.
Develop and counter source yarn/fabric and trim with production and suppliers.
Approval of lab dips and fabric/yarn submits.
Overseas travel for trade exhibitions, design research, and to supervise product development.
4-5 years Design experience
High taste level and creative ability
Ability to manage, coach and develop others
Working knowledge of garment construction, textiles and pattern/fit.
Knowledge of fabric/yarn construction
Ability to conduct color/print research
Knowledge of seasonal silhouette and color trends
Strong illustration/presentation skills
Understanding of J. Crew Brand, ability to implement into design
Proven ability to research and apply market/fashion trend information
Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Detail oriented, good follow through
Strong organizational, communication and written skills
Proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel
BA Fashion Design
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