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DESIGNER – Women’s Sleep and Kids – $70K-$80K DOE

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JUSH INTERNATIONAL INC is an apparel design and manufacturing firm, employing 152 experienced staff in the global garments industry. We are a fast growing company with offices in USA, Bangladesh and Hong Kong. We work with fortune 500 retail clients as well as design our direct to customer private label Kinderkind Kids (www.kinderkindkids.com)

SALARY: DOE ($70K-$80K).

START DATE: IMMEDIATE

DESIGNER –EXPERIENCE IN CATEGORIES PREFERRED:

Women’s Sleep and Kids

Specific Responsibilities

The Designer will work directly with the Director for Business Development to execute the seasonal design development process, from concept to delivery, by assisting in creating and executing original, trend-appropriate design concepts that meet market needs and drive sales, and ensuring the timely execution of each stage in the process

Strategy & Innovation

  • Research and identify trend directions; perform competitive analysis; pull and review fabrics, design concepts, presentation boards for meetings, mock-ups, color-ups, inspirational photos
  • Execute development of initial seasonal design category in context of larger assortment and cost structure

Operations & Results

  • Design according to style plans, sales needs and emerging  trends; ensure timely execution of product development calendar
  • Create Illustrator sketches; specification sheets, Excel tech packs and line sheets; ensure accuracy of product development logs, line sheets, boards and design archives library
  • Select and review raw materials and trims; ensure maintenance of fabric/trim library
  • Approve lab dips and ensure consistency with color standards, review prints and graphics where appropriate and advise revisions; manage fit process

Customers & Relationships

  • Coordinate follow-up with internal and external customers and partners, including overseas offices.  technical design, production and vendors; manager interoffice communication
  • Build collaborative relationships with vendors and internal customers

Leadership & Teams

  • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary

Skills and Requirements

  • Kmart Sears experience a plus
  • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented, meticulous and creative
  • Creativity, technical capability and sensibility for merchandising; ability to sketch at a fast pace
  • Extensive knowledge of garment construction, pattern making,  silhouettes, color ways, sewing techniques, fabrication and trim; familiarity with print design and manufacturing
  • Associate/ Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design
  • Seasonal travel to client site and overseas
  • 5+ years experience in apparel design
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, In-Design, and Mac computers

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Job Title: Graphic Designer – Girls / Tweens 7-16
Organization: Topsville
Location: New York