Apparel Designer (SO2)

Creative and Design Pasig City, National Capital Region


Description

Overview:

You have a degree in Fashion design or related experience for 3-5 years and have a thorough understanding of the production cycle timeline. Garment construction, color accuracy and tech pack creation is exciting and you have a superior eye for color evaluation, Adobe Illustrator and perform better with multiple projects than to be idle. 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Partners with Design team members and key stakeholders to develop seasonal assortments of the each season (color, styling, trim, packaging and raw material development)
  • Research fashion trends, recognize sales trends and finds opportunities to apply to the business.
  • Responsible for key brand color lab dips, print strike-offs, yarn dyed handlooms, trims, & fabric in correspondence with Graphic Designer and Overseas Factories.
  • Creates and tracks status of style development by season and client for on-time delivery.
  • Proactive to resolve potential manufacturing and costing issues prior to development of style to ensure quality execution in bulk.
  • Understands business drivers and performs to continually seek opportunities to positively affect custom design team and client.
  • Proven track record of cultivating strong relationships with key client and supplier stakeholers.
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to distill, analyze and draw conclusions on sales data.
  • Checks factory submits for adherence to color, fabric, production art, trims and construction.
  • Approves preproduction samples in partnership with Merchandiser
  • Maintains tech pack accuracy; recognizes and acts on inconsistencies across multiple programs
  • Provides Design mentorship within the Design team and within the company.

Qualifications:

Experience Requirements

  • Degree in Fashion Design or related experience preferred
  • 3-5 years of previous design experience in an apparel company
  • Thorough understanding of production cycle timeline, garment construction, color accuracy and tech pack creation and management
  • Superior eye for color (Munsell color test online)
  • Superior Illustrator skills required
  • Strong organization, interpersonal skills, communication, and time management skills required

Job Skills & Traits

  • Experience with PC/Mac software: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat and PowerPoint
  • Flexible; works well with change in a face-paced environment and seeks to contribute for other duties as needed to help support the overall business.
  • Ability to lead and drive multiple simultaneous projects requiring frequent communication, organization/time management and problem solving skills.
  • Ensures fabric/silhouette pairings are appropriate and identify opportunity for innovation of construction standards to ensure consistency in experience and delivery of value to the customer.
  • Exemplary attention to detail, highly organized and able to multi-task.
  • Maintain professionalism when interacting with BDA employees, outside vendors and clients.
  • Effectively demonstrates ability to take direction, provide leadership, willingness to learn and shares knowledge to grow the Design team.
  • Able to adapt design ideas into product that serves our various clients.