Pacific Sunwear
Date Posted: 4/18/2017

Sr. Denim Designer- Women's

  • Company: Pacific Sunwear
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Anaheim
  • Required Exp: 7 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

• Responsible for creating and executing original design concepts within denim/bottoms category.
• Contribute to seasonal concepts that are market right through color, fabric, finish, pattern, model and fit.
• Design concept through to completion with a focus on function, quality and creativity.
• Develop product standards and strive for design innovation.
• Work closely with merchandising and development to ensure company objectives are met with regard to product timing and integrity.
• Continually assess the competition to identify opportunities for new businesses in underserved markets.
• Uphold the highest standards in communication to establish and maintain strong relationships with both team members and all Pacific Sunwear business partners.
• Oversee and lead the women’s denim design team.
• Design products from concept through completion within the time frame established by seasonal calendar.
• Able to generate hand and computer sketches, and work with them in Adobe Illustrator to show color and print options.
• Continuingly evaluate departmental selling to uncover new potential categories of business.
• Works closely with the merchants to develop styles that protect existing businesses and utilize company-testing strategy to extrapolate emerging product trends for the upcoming seasons.
• Meets all merchandise assortment and price point guidelines by partnering with team members to insure success.
• Conceptualizes the seasonal trends, themes, colors and styling. Integral in developing fabrics that are new, current and aesthetically appropriate for the brand, while adhering to production and costing requirements.
• Shop trim market in search of new developments and details that help distinguish the product from the competition.
• Work with Print team and graphic designers to create initial pattern concepts in prints, yarn dyes, and graphics.
• Responsible for following through handloom, strike off, lab dip approval, etc. Evaluate the competition and a have an unwavering commitment to maintaining and improving brand positioning.
• Shop the stores, read trade magazines and keep abreast of issues, movies and events that affect creative trends.
• Continually revitalize and reinvent the classics with a balanced and timely introduction of innovative new product and product details.
• Must partner with the merchants to understand and interpret current business trends.
• Produce a complete techpack for every garment designed, with format established by the technical design department.
• Ensure that the techpacks are organized and clear.
• Understand the build of materials, all trims needed in the garment, and work with technical design to establish basic blocks as well as fashion specs.
• Attend all fittings and help determine the appropriate fit.
• Primary responsibility in fittings is to give aesthetic and visual input while tech design contributes construction and pattern skills to interpret the designer’s intended fit and features.
• Keep PDM system updated with any and all design changes.
• Perform supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based on the particular requirements of the operation.
• Helps executive leadership develop strategic approach to the business while beginning to train, motivate and manage a small group of employees.

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:
• The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities: Adobe illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop skills.
• PDM training and experience preferred.
• Timely sense of trends and market direction encompassing color, fabric and silhouette.
• Working knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, textiles and current finishing techniques and processes.
• 10+ years design experience, which includes fabric sourcing, technical design, trim development and color training and practical experience.
• Minimum 7 years experience with denim. Computer PC, MAC and CAD experience.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to work with all levels of cross functional partners.

Perks

We work hard & play hard at our gym/basketball/sand volleyball court/skate park! We indulge in froyo, massages, & our employee discount. Pac has a casual environment and we even bring dogs to work!

People

Rachel Guidry

General Assistant-Contract
Pacific Sunwear

David Snyder

Assistant Store Manager
Pacific Sunwear

Landon Becker

Associate Site Merchandiser - eCommerce
Pacific Sunwear

Rob Farella

Brand Representative
Pacific Sunwear

Devon Lipe

Men's Product Manager
Pacific Sunwear

Megan Vulpo

Assistant Store Manager
Pacific Sunwear

Steven Valenzuela

Office Services Clerk
Pacific Sunwear

Penny Thiedemann

Director, Learning & Organization Development
Pacific Sunwear

Tanya Yang

ASSOCIATE PRODUCT MANAGER
Pacific Sunwear

Lina Gaviria

Assistant - Swimwear Buying Team
Pacific Sunwear

Alexa Grandolfo

Senior Marketing Coordinator
Pacific Sunwear

desiree flores

Store Operations Intern
Pacific Sunwear

Mike Haas

Assistant Store Manager
Pacific Sunwear
Date Posted: 4/18/2017

Sr. Denim Designer- Women's

  • Company: Pacific Sunwear
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Anaheim
  • Required Exp:7 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

• Responsible for creating and executing original design concepts within denim/bottoms category.
• Contribute to seasonal concepts that are market right through color, fabric, finish, pattern, model and fit.
• Design concept through to completion with a focus on function, quality and creativity.
• Develop product standards and strive for design innovation.
• Work closely with merchandising and development to ensure company objectives are met with regard to product timing and integrity.
• Continually assess the competition to identify opportunities for new businesses in underserved markets.
• Uphold the highest standards in communication to establish and maintain strong relationships with both team members and all Pacific Sunwear business partners.
• Oversee and lead the women’s denim design team.
• Design products from concept through completion within the time frame established by seasonal calendar.
• Able to generate hand and computer sketches, and work with them in Adobe Illustrator to show color and print options.
• Continuingly evaluate departmental selling to uncover new potential categories of business.
• Works closely with the merchants to develop styles that protect existing businesses and utilize company-testing strategy to extrapolate emerging product trends for the upcoming seasons.
• Meets all merchandise assortment and price point guidelines by partnering with team members to insure success.
• Conceptualizes the seasonal trends, themes, colors and styling. Integral in developing fabrics that are new, current and aesthetically appropriate for the brand, while adhering to production and costing requirements.
• Shop trim market in search of new developments and details that help distinguish the product from the competition.
• Work with Print team and graphic designers to create initial pattern concepts in prints, yarn dyes, and graphics.
• Responsible for following through handloom, strike off, lab dip approval, etc. Evaluate the competition and a have an unwavering commitment to maintaining and improving brand positioning.
• Shop the stores, read trade magazines and keep abreast of issues, movies and events that affect creative trends.
• Continually revitalize and reinvent the classics with a balanced and timely introduction of innovative new product and product details.
• Must partner with the merchants to understand and interpret current business trends.
• Produce a complete techpack for every garment designed, with format established by the technical design department.
• Ensure that the techpacks are organized and clear.
• Understand the build of materials, all trims needed in the garment, and work with technical design to establish basic blocks as well as fashion specs.
• Attend all fittings and help determine the appropriate fit.
• Primary responsibility in fittings is to give aesthetic and visual input while tech design contributes construction and pattern skills to interpret the designer’s intended fit and features.
• Keep PDM system updated with any and all design changes.
• Perform supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based on the particular requirements of the operation.
• Helps executive leadership develop strategic approach to the business while beginning to train, motivate and manage a small group of employees.

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:
• The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities: Adobe illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop skills.
• PDM training and experience preferred.
• Timely sense of trends and market direction encompassing color, fabric and silhouette.
• Working knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, textiles and current finishing techniques and processes.
• 10+ years design experience, which includes fabric sourcing, technical design, trim development and color training and practical experience.
• Minimum 7 years experience with denim. Computer PC, MAC and CAD experience.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to work with all levels of cross functional partners.

Perks

We work hard & play hard at our gym/basketball/sand volleyball court/skate park! We indulge in froyo, massages, & our employee discount. Pac has a casual environment and we even bring dogs to work!

Date Posted: 4/18/2017

Sr. Denim Designer- Women's

  • Company: Pacific Sunwear
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Anaheim
  • Required Exp:7 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available