Apparel & Accessories Designer II

Rockford
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 10 days ago
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Job Description
• Apparel & Accessories Designer II Job Locations US-MI-Rockford Brand/Group Wolverine Apparel & Accessories Job Function Product - Brand Min. Exp.(Yrs) 5 Type Full Time General Function Wolverine founder G.A. Krause was a third generation leather tanner and boot maker who prided himself on crafting fine leathers that in turn created comfortable and durable footwear. He founded a company in 1883 that would soon revolutionize the industry with the Wolverine 1000 Mile Shoe. Since the very beginning, Wolverine has been committed to the highest quality materials, painstaking attention to detail and innovative methods of shoemaking. Today, the company honors its heritage with the Wolverine 1000 Mile and Wolverine Since 1883 Collections, taking inspiration from its own archival patterns and making footwear with the fine craftsmanship and timeless style that have been hallmarks of the brand for more than 130 years. Wolverine is the brand that uniquely binds American ingenuity and craftsmanship. We are born of work…hard work.   The A & A Designer II designs and creates apparel and/or accessories consistent with the image of the brand; conceptualize and provide ideation sketches, material specifications and product details in line with market trends and product development timelines. Primary Duties • Develop and create illustrations of new apparel and/or accessories design concepts for internal design reviews in accordance with the divisional product development process. • Facilitate fit review process with product development and technical design to resolve issues and avoid production delays. • Participate in field research to identify industry trends, competitive direction, customer expectations and consumer perceptions; integrates research into thought process and design. • Partner with design leadership, product development, merchandising and marketing to collaborate on design projects and maximize effectiveness. • Support leadership in the development of creative reviews in order to present apparel and accessories concepts. • Continually assess and evaluate materials, components and constructions to be used. • Performs duties consistent with the Company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies. • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required • Bachelor’s degree in design or equivalent experience required. • 5+ years of apparel design experience required. • In-depth knowledge of design process. Capacity to imagine, capture and express a brand’s essence through unique product concepts, design and styling. • Advanced understanding of patternmaking, draping, fabrication, and garment fit/construction. • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and visually through sketches, illustrations and renderings. • Must be able to work autonomously as well as be part of a team. • Strong computer skills, 3D, Photoshop software and Adobe Illustrator.   WORKING CONDITIONS Normal office environment.  Some travel may be required. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required. Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled). Options Apply for this job onlineApply Share Refer this job to a friendRefer Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on your newsfeed Application FAQsSoftware Powered by iCIMSwww.icims.com