• Designer - Herve Leger

    Work Location US-NY-New York
    Category
    Design
    Division
    Herve Leger
  • Specific Responsibilities

    The Designer executes the seasonal design development process, from concept to delivery, by 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.


    Roles & Responsibilities: 


    Strategy & Innovation


    • Research and identify trend direction to create innovative, elevated and relevant product for the luxury market
    • Collaborate with Creative Director to select yarns, develop swatches, create color stories
    • Create, presentation boards for internal and external leadership meetings
    • Interface with Technical Design on prototype development, style fittings and Showroom Sample pre-production fittings
    • Execute Showroom Sample Collection from concept through Pre-production stage meeting key milestones on the Timing & Action calendar

    • Create product with strong price/value relationship to insure margin requirements


    Operations & Results


    • Design product in accordance with Seasonal Line Plans to drive brand DNA: insuring to meet the needs of the business product pyramid
    • Ensure timely execution of T&A calendar with specific accountability of Design work flow
    • Create Illustrator sketches; Initiate specification sheets as first member in cross-functional work flow. Collaborate with Merchant on creation and accuracy of line sheets; Manage Design boards and design archives library; ensure maintenance of designs in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system or shared drives
    • Select and review yarns and trims; ensure maintenance of fabric/trim library

     

    Leadership & Teams


    • Actively manage cross functional relationships with Technical Design, Merchandising and Production
    • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary
    • Attract, develop and retain talent

     

    Skills and Requirements

    • Creativity, technical capability and sensibility for product and line building; ability to sketch
    • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented
    • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented, meticulous and creative
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design
    • 7+ years experience in Women’s apparel design

    • Knit expereince is a must 

    • Highly proficient in PLM, Illustrator, Microsoft Office, Adobe products, and CAD

     

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