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Senior Apparel Design

Role: Senior Apparel Design
Brand: DC Shoes
Location: Huntington Beach, USA
Summary: The Senior Apparel Designer will contribute to the creation of industry leading, innovative product designs that appeal to the target consumer/demographic. The Senior Designer will lend both creative and practical support to the Global Creative Director while working in conjunction with global product management team, to ensure line architecture, global brief and margin goals are met.

Responsibilities:

  • Highly proficient in all applications relating to design (Adobe Creative Cloud, Acrobat Pro, Keynote, Power point, Microsoft Office).
  • Skilled sketch and 2D line artist.
  • Ability to create visual presentations and assist with seasonal creative/design briefs, mood boards and trend reports.
  • Educated on color theory and can provide seasonal color trend reports.
  • Research current trends; crafting new product ideas.
  • Able to contribute to ideation of graphics, prints and seasonal trim packages.
  • Comprehends garment construction and can deliver detailed and informative Tech Packs.
  • Update Tech Packs, manage file handling and organize file sharing.
  • Responsible for design details from cad line art to completion of Tech Packs.
  • Input design data into PLM (i.e. color palette, uploading of Tech Packs, construction details, etc…).
  • Participate in garment fittings and review product details to ensure product execution meets the design aesthetics as well as commercially acceptable quality standards.
  • Work closely with product managers and developers to ensure the designs are executed correctly and correspond to the regional requests.
  • Review all details on prototypes with product management team. Share responsibility with the product management team for final product result.
  • Strong market knowledge on industry as it relates to competitors.