Sr. Designer for Baby Girls/Boys Apparel
A well-established Wholesale Manufacturer of children's apparel in New York City is seeking a Lead Designer. This role will involve creating designs for both boy and girl newborn-infant collections, contributing to all aspects of the design process, from initial concept to final production.
- Collaborate with the design team to develop innovative and trend-setting designs for baby and children's clothing that align with our brand's vision and aesthetic.
- Assist in conducting market research to identify key trends, colors, and fabrics that appeal to our target customers.
- Generate fresh ideas based on market research findings.
- Create detailed computer-aided designs (CADs), make adjustments to artwork, update garment templates, and effectively communicate design concepts to the production team.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams such as specification and production to ensure timely and accurate completion of projects.
- Support the sales and merchandising teams in preparing market presentations.
- Assist with the creation of tech packs and final art as needed.
- Bachelor's degree in Fashion Design or a related field (or equivalent practical experience).
- Previous experience in a design role within the baby and children's clothing industry.
- Strong portfolio showcasing your design skills.
- Proficient in using Illustrator and Photoshop.
- Knowledgeable about garment construction, fabrics, and color.
- Awareness of current fashion trends and an excellent eye for color, pattern, and detail.
- Able to work efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.
- Previous experience in manipulating and creating artwork.