Date Posted: 4/10/2018

Private Label Associate Designer - Men's Knits


  • Zumiez
  • United States
  • Washington
  • Lynnwood, WA
  • 3 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Not Available
Job Description

Zumiez is in search of an Associate Designer- Private Label to join the team in Lynnwood, WA.

POSITION PURPOSE //
The Associate Designer is responsible for taking ownership of the creative design process for some categories. The position will research trends and themes and formulate their own seasonal direction. The Associate Designer will present concept ideas and apply their creative skills to see a design through from concept to execution.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES //
• Research trends, themes, color, raw materials and styling and creatively apply towards development of seasonal concept direction for some categories
• Collaborate with Sr. Designer and/or Design Manager on finalizing seasonal concept direction, assortment and trends
• Responsible for independently presenting concept ideas to Buyers and other cross-functional teams and refining concepts based on feedback
• Responsible for creative design process of assigned categories
• Use Adobe CS to design silhouettes for assigned categories
• Draft technical sketches and accurately define specs to be included in spec-packages
• Manage the overall vision of a design while partnering with Technical Designers, Graphic Designers, Buyers and vendors on fit, size, shapes and graphics
• Attend fitting sessions give direction to Technical Design team to correct styling details
• Prepare and execute product presentations for Buyers and other merchandise teams
• Build and maintain accurate Bill of Materials for all styles
• Meet established project/design milestones
• Participate in weekly T & A meetings
• Other duties, projects or requests assigned

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS //
• 3 years of experience in apparel design or related field preferred
• BA degree in Design related to apparel is preferred
• Ability to effectively communicate with domestic and overseas manufacturers
• Experience with Illustrator, Photoshop, Excel, Word
• Ability to travel 2-3 weeks per year

TO APPLY // Please submit your cover letter, resume and portfolio samples through Malakye.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
• Ability to sit in stationary position in an office environment for extended periods of time and work on a PC without limitations
• Ability to move in an office environment in order to access files or gather information
• Must be able to distinguish colors and inspect materials and texture

Perks

Date Posted: 4/10/2018

Private Label Associate Designer - Men's Knits


  • Zumiez
  • United States
  • Washington
  • Lynnwood, WA
  • 3 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Not Available