Designer- Men's coldweather accessories

Description: 

-Taking concept direction from partners at Ralph Lauren, establish important seasonal trends/concepts relevant for each product category, color and product direction to support merchandising plan for each product line.

-Oversee, manage, and delegate work for Assistant Designer.

-Develop trend packets and design boards for presentations.

-Concept, sketch, develop and manage knit, woven, and print designs including yarn, fabric, artwork, color and trim selection; Create and manage updates for design boards and line sheets.

-Create and manage detailed technical packages for all designs including specs, sketches, developing layouts, pitching color, and providing detailed technical direction.

-Review knit downs, strike-offs, protos, and sales samples; Provide design, construction, and fit comments to factories.

-Manage communication with factories and other vendor partners to respond to questions in a timely manner to ensure development is on calendar.

-Collaborate with PD partners on developments and pricing.

-Collaborate with vendors/resources to develop new yarns, materials, fabrications, and trims as they relate to your product categories; Maintain library.

-Present completed sample line to sales team prior to markets; Assist with showroom set-up.

Department: 
Design
Job Type: 
Full Time
Location: 
New York
Job Order ID: 
6338