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Apparel Designer - Wovens Men's/Boy's


Department: Men’s Design
Reports To: VP of Men’s Design
Location: Company Headquarters in Stamford, CT

This individual will be responsible for assisting the Men's VP of Design in the designing and development of the Men's and Boy's product line, with a focus in woven's.

Functions & Responsibilities:
·Responsible for creating original and innovative designs each season in conjunction with the VP of Design and Merchandising that are on concept, innovative and brand appropriate
·Concept seasonal presentation of color, silhouette and materials for presentation
·Develop and maintain seasonal boards
·Work with Knits and Woven’s designers from concept through production to develop innovative and brand appropriate offerings
·Attend fit meetings with knits/wovens designers and make any changes needed
·Prepare design packages in Blue Cherry Web pdm system
·Partner with Product Development to research and source new fabrics, washes and trims that are brand and trend appropriate while remaining conscience of price point
·Manage and adhere to design calendar and attend all relevant product meetings as required
·Presentation of concept/line to co-founders and dept. heads

Requirements:
· Experience in knits, outerwear and/or swim a plus
· Must have working knowledge of design software to develop flats and technical drawings to relay to production partners (i.e. Adobe CS, CAD experience a plus)
· Excellent creativity, a high taste level and a strong understanding of the Vineyard Vines aesthetic
· Innate knowledge of fashion and trends with the ability to focus into the new direction each season
· Knowledge of fabric and trim sourcing with strong relationships and resources
· Excellent communication and presentation skills
· Strong time management skills and ability to thrive in a face paced environment; excellent delegation skills
· Good interpersonal skills and ability to work with a team
· Upbeat, positive attitude
· Knowledge of outdoor activities like fishing, sailing, etc. a plus
· Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design

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