287622BRTitle:Associate Designer, Sweaters- mauricesLocation Type:Corporate Auto req ID:287622BRCity:New YorkZip/Postal Code:10036External Job Description:The Senior Designer will be responsible for bringing the vision of the brand to life through innovative, trend-right product designs in their assigned category. The Senior Designer will collaborate with other designers and cross functional team members including merchants, product management, sourcing, technical design, concept and CAD to curate the collection. The Senior Designer must have the ability to forge strong partnerships, maintain a strong point of view and influence decisions for the best product assortment each season while adhering to the pipeline T&A.
Leads the assigned department by proposing brand right designs that offer newness and identifies and drives new business opportunities.
Presents seasonal concepts, style direction, fabric, design detail seasonally and adapt it appropriately to the individual categories of business.
Designs and curates within the pipeline calendar to develop on time seasonal product.
Manages and mentor’s design team and peers.
Continually researches trend, shops the competition, travels for inspiration and partners w Concept and CAD teams to ensure alignment on the direction each season.
Travels O/S to AGS offices, factories/vendor’s for development and execution of programs.
Collaborates with cross functional teams including Concept, CAD, Product Management, Sourcing, Merchandising, and Technical Design on all product development.
Sr. Designers are key partners in the conceptual process and is responsible for ensuring the brand vision in assigned in their assigned area(s) of business.
Partner and align with merchants on line plan objectives and strategy.
Manages, trains and develops direct reports.
Creates an environment that that provides direction and promotes continuous learning and development – allowing direct reports to grow and collaborating w peers and leadership.
Nurture talent from within and provide appropriate coaching, feedback and support to foster improved performance and individual growth.
Support and participate in the onboarding process of new associates
Reporting Location:MCP05 : Maurices NYC Dsgn Off-maurices State / Province:New York Requisition Type:Now Hiring for this Position Requirements:Education:
BA or BFA specializing in Fashion Design.
7 years minimum industry related experience.
Strong organizational skills, adaptability and flexibility.
Team oriented, self-motivated, able to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Expert user in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, PLM- Tradestone, Word and Outlook.
Thinks creatively, possesses the ability to identify new business opportunities and makes recommendations as appropriate.
Strong execution skills
Ability to interact with merchant business partners in a strategic way
Strong collaboration skills with cross functional partners.
All Replies Confidential / Equal Opportunity Employer
Position Type:FR : Full Time - Regular Additional Notices:No additional notices.
Website : http://www.maurices.com
Simply the best hometown specialty retailer. This vision guides everything we do. To us, it means being more than a great women’s clothing store. It means we have a deep commitment to our customers, our associates and the communities we’re in. At maurices, our customers find a place to express their individuality and feel good about who they are. With styles that match the budget and the occasion – and sizes 1-24 – the fashions always fit. Whether our customers are looking for something for work, for home or for a night out, they’ll find it at maurices. We’re known for our collections, including our celebrated denim assortment, plus on trend shoes and accessories for every occasion.