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Freelance Designer, Luxury Women's RTW

Carolina Herrera
New York City, New York (US)
Closing date
22 Oct 2022

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Design - Garments & Accessories
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details


The role requires a talented designer with both an inherent understanding of the Brand’s unique heritage and a connection to its evolving aesthetic under new creative leadership. This role will work with a stellar design team and a first-class in-house atelier to create and develop collections that continue to build Carolina Herrera as a global luxury house. This person is responsible for delivering exciting product season to season, combining innovative ideas with a luxury aesthetic.



  • Responsible for design development and research for current and Women’s Ready-to-Wear collections.
  • Collaborate with the design team to create mood and inspiration boards for Creative Director to showcase new trends, inspirations, materials, and silhouettes.
  • Research market trends and styles, ensuring comprehensive product and competitor knowledge and communicate knowledge as necessary through written and verbal presentations.
  • Partner with Merchandising to develop commercial components of each collection. Ensure that product is consistent with market trends and adheres to the codes of the Brand and the business strategy.
  • Bring passion, creativity, energy and inspiration to the team; possess the credibility to influence with conviction.
  • Uphold design integrity and high quality execution throughout the entire development process from concept through to market.
  • Be a creative innovator, leading to both commercial and creative success.
  • Resonate and create continued excitement around the future of Carolina Herrera New York.


Skills & Experience:

  • Fashion Design degree required
  • 4+ years of experience in luxury ready-to-wear collections
  • Strong aesthetic/understanding of luxury women’s wear
  • In-depth knowledge of RTW design techniques and processes; draping and embellishments
  • Strong experience working with in-house Ateliers
  • Strong sense of style and color and exceptional taste level
  • Must be proficient in ability to sketch and illustrate


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V


Carolina Herrera is a New York-based fashion house recognized for creating beautifully crafted collections synonymous with impeccable style and bold elegance. Founded in 1981 by Carolina Herrera, the brand’s in-house atelier blends the traditions of haute couture and craftsmanship with the wearability and pragmatism known to American fashion. The Carolina Herrera brand and licenses includes a portfolio of ready-to-wear, bridal, eyewear and fragrance as well as accessories for women, men and children. Today, the brand is available in 105 countries at 15,000 points of distribution, including over 350 CH Carolina Herrera and 4 Carolina Herrera New York retail locations.  Carolina Herrera is part of PUIG, a third-generation family-owned fashion and fragrance business based in Barcelona, Spain.


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Find Us
(212) 944-5757
501 7th Avenue
New York
New York
United States

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