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Associate Designer - WHBM (Woven Tops)

Brand: White House Black Market
Category: Fashion Design
Location:
Fort Myers, FL

 

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

This position will create and develop product for assigned categories from start to finish as well as and assist the Design team to execute the Seasonal Concept direction, line plan style needs, margin requirements, and completion of product. This includes communicating with vendors.

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist design team in creating the product collections at the beginning of each season
  • Prepare development creative packages under direction of the Sr. Designer and/or Designer
  • Prepare Vtechs for development tech packets
  • Responsible for execution of brand vision
  • Must have ability to translate design to/for the customer
  • Responsible for the preparation of seasonal product review meetings
  • Create new artwork for novelty embellished items within the collections
  • Create new silhouettes for categories within the collections
  • Support development team by preparing necessary visual tools (i.e. sketches, doll boards, presentation boards, fabric swatches, color standards, etc)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 3-5 years' in the apparel design industry, preferably contemporary market
  • Outstanding sketching and presentation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Past experience in business/design with solid understanding of fabrics, finishes, details, trims, fit and construction
  • Excellent silhouette and trend forecasting ability
  • The ability to create or visualize an idea and produce a design by hand or using CAD a plus
  • Strong sense and passion for print, pattern and details that make the brand and product unique
  • Affinity for working in a team environment
  • Computer proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, Illustrator, or comparable programs

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About Chico's
For 30 years, we've helped millions of women look as great as they feel. Our chic prints, artisan jackets, and wrinkle-free Travelers collection have built quite a following at our boutiques, but we hear it's our combination of great style, one-of-a-kind details, and warm, personal service that has captured the hearts of women nationwide.

How do we do it? It's all about you. Honestly. Every time we pick up a pencil to sketch a new design, we think about you: where you're going, what you're doing, what will flatter your body and make you feel fabulous.

Even as Chico's has grown, our values—beautiful apparel, exceptional service and deep appreciation for our customers—still remain at the heart of who we are today.

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