Men's Cut & Sew Knits Designer

Vince

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Job title

Men's Cut & Sew Knits Designer, Vince

Location

Los Angeles, United States

Level

Executive / Coordinator

Function

Design (Garments & Accessories)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Engaged in all aspects of design, such as building brand appropriate product that supports Vince’s financial and merchandising strategies
  • Strong CAD and Adobe Illustrator skills
  • Conceptualize and develop seasonal trends within the department
  • Researches development of finishes, washes and fabrics
  • Works with the Technical Design and Production Departments to source and fit sample garments
  • Works with merchandising on seasonal key items/assortment
  • Work closely with Technical Designers and Pattern-makers on fit of garments
  • Performs additional duties and assignments, as requested
  • Shop market and strategize on business opportunities to impact growth in cut and sew knits category

The Ideal Candidate

Qualifications:

· 4-6 years of experience in cut and sew knits

· College degree in Design

· Must have contemporary experience and have worked in a fast pace environment

· Must have well rounded knowledge of knit fabrication and mills

· Strong hand sketching and computer sketching skills

· Understanding of contemporary market and competitive set

· Must have full working knowledge of Knitwear Industry

· Excellent understanding of business strategy and able to apply to the brand’s vision elevating and innovating the brand’s aesthetic

· Must be able to present to senior management with confidence and maintain a strong point of view

· Must have understanding of construction and techniques that apply to cut and sew knits

· Experienced in creating technical packages that include front, and back view of sketches as well as detail sketches and BOM

· Ability to work under pressure in an environment of constant shifting priorities and change

About Us

Established in 2002, Vince is a leading global luxury apparel and accessories brand best known for creating elevated yet understated pieces for every day. The collections are inspired by the brand’s California origins and embody a feeling of warm and effortless style. Vince designs uncomplicated yet refined pieces that approach dressing with a sense of ease. 

Known for its range of luxury products, Vince offers women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, and home for a global lifestyle. Vince products are sold in prestige locations worldwide. The company operates 49 full-price retail stores, 15 outlet stores and its e-commerce site, vince.com. The company is headquartered in New York and operates a design studio in Los Angeles. 

Vince is searching for talent to contribute to the future development of the brand who have passion, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit. As a company, we are committed to offering our employees a challenging and rewarding work environment, opportunities for growth and development, a customer focused culture, a community to “give-back”, and competitive pay and benefits.