Sr. Apparel Designer - Menswear

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
30 Jun 2020
29 Jul 2020
Full Time

With creative freedom and high-level direction, the Menswear Designer is to initiate concepts seasonally that are dynamic, fashion and moto driven, and emulative of the creative vision of the H-D aesthetic. Further, this position directly supports the General Merchandise Design & Product Development Manager by executing design development and execution of product that closely adheres to the brand’s vision and direction.

 Job Responsibilities

•    Partner closely with Head of Design to consistently develop and improve the H-D Menswear collection

•    Create sketches, illustrations and style information for designated product in line with H-D aesthetic

•    Responsible for creation, development and execution of materials, sketches, prints, trim and hardware for product development

•    Collaborate with all members of the H-D design team to ensure cohesiveness of products.

•    Lead and participate in regular team meetings to reinforce close communication on design-related processes and related matters

•    Identify/source material references for inspiration, monitor industry trends

•    Brainstorm new concepts with Design team

•    Partner with production team to manage assigned work from inception or product throughout completion

•    Participate in preparation of line for various meetings, photo shoots and market presentations

•    Adhere to design calendar deadlines and timelines; ensuring all designs are completed accurately and on time

•    Mentor Design Interns, assigning projects and duties in line with H-D’s internship program