Senior Designer

Elie Tahari - New York, NY (30+ days ago)3.6


Job Title: Senior Dress & Blouse Designer

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: VP of Design

# of Direct Reports: 1

We are looking for a Senior Dress & Blouse Designer who will bring innovation and creativity to our Collection team.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop seasonal design concepts for Collection
  • Identify consumer relevant product opportunities through market research
  • Design products that achieve or exceed targets for the seasonal calendar and assortment plan
  • Excellent communication to sustain effective partnerships with Merchandising, Product Development and Sourcing to ensure products are engineered to profit and quality/aesthetic goals
  • Execute direction given by the VP of Design
  • Direct and oversee an assistant designer
  • Other duties as requested

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a designer, responsible and accountable for all facets of design and development
  • Highly creative individual
  • Demonstrated success in creating commercially viable and profitable product designs
  • Strong working knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, textiles, finishing techniques/processes, and experience in production fittings
  • Extremely strong ability to multi-task; with the desire to work in a very fast paced environment
  • Effective interpersonal and organizational skills; especially when it comes to working directly with senior level directors
  • Excellent discretion, judgment, tact and diplomacy

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • design: 5 years (Required)

Location:

  • New York, NY (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)