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SENIOR DESIGNER – Denim

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ONE Jeanswear Group, Inc. is currently looking for a Senior Designer for private label. This role will interpret brand direction, manage the daily maintenance and work flow of projects. The Senior Designer will also partner with SVP of Design to work across all brands from conception of ideas through completion of line.

The basic responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Research and identify trend directions

  • Partner with private label account design teams on creating overall seasonal concepts and big ideas

  • Shop marketplace, competitive landscape for inspiration and product opportunities

  • Develop product and marketing concepts for assigned categories or items

  • Develop denim washes, fabrics, embellishments and styling details for assigned classifications

  • Ensure product is being designed within cost parameters

  • Create artwork for product packaging, labeling and hardware

  • Work with suppliers on execution to make sure the elements fall within our cost targets

  • Manage all overseas communication with sample facilities & factories for sample execution. Ensure all sample executions are at the best.

  • Attend all comparison fittings, first proto fittings and production fittings

  • Give concise feedback to technical design on how to adjust garments and ensure production fits are to our specifications.

  • Merchandise seasonal lines to present to sales and PL accounts.

  • Build strong cross-functional relationships with sales, production, tech, and fabric departments.

  • Stay on top of T&A calendar in order to meet important milestone meeting deadlines.

The qualifications required for this role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • BA degree from accredited art/fashion school

  • 7 +years of experience in apparel design

  • Ability to lead and manage a team

  • Strong denim wash knowledge

  • Proficient in casual bottoms’ fit

  • Able to provide creative direction for the team to follow from season to season

  • Ability to interface with Department heads outside of Design i.e., Production/Sales to drive results

  • Ability to develop a line from concept to completion without supervision from supervisors

  • Ability to identify key trends and determine how they appropriately relate to the brand/consumer

  • Proficient in Mac base Illustrator & MS office

  • Capable to in Photoshop

  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills

  • Ability to multi task and prioritize

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

When applying, please include the link to your on-line portfolio or, upload examples of your work (include sketches). Thank you.

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Job Title: SENIOR DESIGNER – Denim
Organization: One Jeanswear Group
Location: New York, NY