• The Gap
  • New York, NY
  • Retail
  • Full-Time
  • 21 Warren St

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* Responsible for managing the design process from conception through to final styling for assigned product category.

* Responsible for product design process to include market research, conceptual presentations, design and guidance through fabric, print, spec and fit processes.

* Responsible for researching markets in order to identify new trends, fabrics, techniques, etc.

* Actively participates in the conceptual development of product lines (i.e., sells ideas/concepts and convinces others to adopt a course of action).

* Provides recommendations regarding seasonal themes, edits to line, new concepts, etc.

* Provides insight regarding style and fit of product during presentation.

* Ensures that product is consistent with market trends as well as business strategy.

* Provides direction for colorways on stripes, plaids and prints.

* Responsible for fabric and trim selection.

* Works with technical designer and pre-production partner to ensure design packages are complete and accurate.

* Partner with merchandising to assort line and develop product appropriate for business needs.

* College degree in Fashion Design or a related field.

* 4 - 6 years design experience.

* Strong computer knowledge including Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Excel.

* Ability to hand sketch.

* Strong design and conceptual skills.

* Strong sense of style and color.

* Thorough knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, color use, sewing techniques, graphics and trim.

* Strong communication and organizational skills.

* Understanding of merchandising as it relates to sales and store environment.
Associated topics: inventory, merchandise, merchandiser, merchandising, procurement, retail merchandiser, stocking, supply chain, warehouse, warehouse associate

* 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.

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