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Design Director

Role: Design Director
Brand: Saturdays NYC
Location: NYC, NY
Summary: Reporting to the owners, the Design Director will collaborate and partner with the Department heads to create a line that is on trend, sellable and has the SATURDAYS brand integrity.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for mentoring and developing a team of designers.
  • Drives & oversees all design conception work for the category. Drives the design visual language and consistency.
  • Owns the design process from initial sketch to production. Driving the entire creative process from conception to execution for production. These designs must be produced with a deep knowledge of product components, costing, target margins, and required FOB’s.
  • Manages all in house and outside designers on established corporate time lines. Responsible for inspiring creativity and fostering new concepts that expand on brand defining products and technologies. Continually looks for opportunities to develop design team members.
  • Responsible for the Design department’s execution of high quality design/ tech packages during design process. Responsible for the creation of visual tools used in presentations for in-line reviews, product line meetings, and pre-line meetings with buyers.
  • Responsible for creating and communicating innovative technology and design language within managed design groups for all collections, categories, and series. Responsible to work closely with other Creative and Design leaders to cross pollinate ideas and maintain seasonal design direction.