Sr. Designer of Tailored & Classics
This person will design tailored wovens: jackets, pants, outerwear, and our classics/workwear capsule, translating their vision, ideas and sketches into a finished product. They will work closely with the rest of the design team to make sure the product is cohesive with the Alice + Olivia aesthetic and partner with various departments to help build the business.
You can expect to
Interprets the seasonal mood and concept, working with the Director of Design Studio and Creative Director and design team on the development of the season.
Designs concepts, illustrations/sketching by hand, drapes and creates designs based on original ideas.
Proficient in garment construction, luxury fabrics, silhouette, finishings, embellishments and trim.
Communicate chosen designs to in-house pattern maker and sewers to ensure a high result and finish.
Develop design ideas into groups and create a story with one idea. Illustrate boards based on deliveries.
Work on a comprehensible, neat, presentation; on boards, and fabric boards.
Ensures timely development of line by adhering to time and action calendar. Prepares design presentations for review meetings.
Researches and creates new approaches and methods for their specific category.
Working closely with merchandising team to ensure product needs are accomplished.
Work closely with Product Development team to launch embroidered and embellished garments with overseas partners.
Partner with the Knits & Sweaters Designers to ensure a cohesive collection across categories.
Able to work on overlapping seasons and storylines.
Maintain a pulse on fashion, culture, art and lifestyle scene.
Work on special projects such as magazine illustration requests, charity requests, and celebrity dress designs.
To ensure success you must be
Highly attentive to detail
A Team Player
Able to work under tight deadlines
An excellent communicator, both verbal and written
A problem solver
Adaptable to company structure, responsibilities, and core values
To join our team you must have
5 years experience in Tailored Wovens, Jackets and Outerwear
Bachelor s or advanced Degree in Fashion Design
High fashion aesthetics with modern aesthetic sensibility
Must be familiar with Microsoft office, Illustrator, Photoshop
Associated topics: childrenswear, costume, dresses, fashion, garment, model, pattern drafting, sweaters, textile, woven