C&C California is looking for a designer for their women’s contemporary department. Inspired by 70’s beachwear, C&C’s pieces exude California cool. They have the perfect basics to take you from a day in the sand to sunset cocktails.
JOB TITLE: Designer, Women’s Contemporary
-Work closely with the Design Director and design team to research, develop, and execute concepts, colors, fabrics, and designs.
-Research the market for new creative materials and design trends. Stay on top of fashion and contribute fresh ideas to the design meetings.
-Create presentation boards.
-Prepare Design Cards and Tech Packs for C&S and sweater knit. Create detailed sketches.
-Coordinate development of graphics, washes, and trims.
-Communicate all changes with internal teams and overseas business partners to ensure timeliness and accuracy of each style.
-Collaborate with Technical and Sourcing teams to execute designs from proto to production.
-Attend and conduct fittings, and advise comments to the tech team.
-Ensure timely development of line by adhering to time and action calendar.
-Possess strong mentoring and presentation skills.
-5+ years design experience in womenswear with experience in C&S knit category.
-Some sweater knit background is required.
-Strong hand sketching and presentation skill.
-Knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop and Excel.
-Must have thorough knowledge of garment construction, fabrication characteristics, terminology.
-Strong understanding and appreciation for merchandising and product development process, including the ability to influence and work across different disciplines.
-Excellent sense of style, color, print, and fit.
-Previous experience working with US and Asian manufactures.
-Strong interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills.
-Highly organized and professional, and excellent with follow-through.
-Strong teamwork and positive attitude in a fast paced environment.
**Attachment of jpeg sketches or web link to examples of work is appreciated.
TO APPLY: Email resume & portfolio to Christopher Vizzone, director of HR at email@example.com.