Designer, Soft Dressing, Womens Polo-Temporary

  • Ralph Lauren
  • $73,626.67 - 152,950.00 / Year *
  • 21 Warren St, New York, NY 10007
  • Full-Time



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Designer, Soft Dressing, Women's Polo-Temporary

Ref #:

5569140

Department:

Design

City:

New York

State/Province:

New York

Country:

United States

Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children's, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

Position Overview

The Designer, Soft Dressing will support the Women's Polo design team from initial concept approval through production. This role will have a strong focus on design and product development across the woven category. A positive attitude and excitement for the brand are needed to develop on brand product as well as inspire innovation. The candidate will have to take initiative, embrace change, adapt to learning new concepts and procedures.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

* ? Assist with preparation for all Design Meeting

* ? Create and update Illustrator flats and embroidery artwork

* ? Assist with the creation of Spec Sheets and PLM Tech Packs

* ? Attend all fittings and take notes for follow-up (including fit prep)

* ? Serve as a liaison between Design, Product Development, Technical Design and Merchandising to ensure information flow is accurate throughout the development process

* ? Create inspirational design boards and sketches to convey design ideas

* ? Develop concept ideas by compiling vintage protos, tear sheets, sketches, fabric swatches and trim inspiration

*

Research

Research new silhouettes and develop innovative details appropriate to the concept, customer aesthetic and Ralph Lauren's heritage

Seasonal research of current market trends & runway shows in fabric, silhouette, embroidery, color, pattern, trim, wash, and finishing techniques

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

* ? 4-6 years experience in Design Industry (or applicable Internships)

* ? Proficient flat sketching, Illustrator, Photoshop Skills

* ? Basic understanding of garment construction

* ? Design, color, aesthetic sensibility

* ? Excellent organization Skills with ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously in order to help meet team deadlines

* ? Strong communication and follow-up skills: verbal & handwritten

* ? Team player with strong interpersonal skills

* ? Technical skill requirements: Web PDM/PLM (preferred, not required), Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office, Excel

* MUST submit link to portfolio or samples of work along with application*

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Designer, Soft Dressing, Women's Polo-Temporary
Associated topics: design, designer, esthetic, esthetician, fashion, fashion design, stylist


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.