Anthropologie: Designer - Anthropologie (Mechanicsburg)

Compensation

: $57,700.00 - $91,750.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Fashion



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Founded in 1992, Anthropologie (www.anthropologie.com) operates more than 175 retail stores in North America and Europe, and ships to over 100 countries worldwide via our ecommerce channels. We cater to fashionable, educated, and creative women between the ages of 28 to 45, who desire an inspirational shopping experience. To that end, we are committed to exceeding her expectations in unexpected, delightful ways. Our unique product assortment includes women's apparel and accessories, home furnishings and dcor, gifts, beauty, and found objects. Our mission is to provide our customer with an unimagined experience.

Title

Designer, Sweaters. Womens Apparel

Reports to

Design Director,Sweaters

Supervises

Assistant/Associate Designers

Overview

The Designer will create unique and innovative product relative to the seasonal concepts and appropriate for the Anthropologie customer.

Our Company

ANTHROPOLOGIE

Responsibilities

Initiate and complete line plan requirements on a seasonal basis ensuring that the product is consistent with the market trends and business strategy

Research emerging trends and inspiration as they relate to the Anthropologie product

Contribute to finding inspiration based upon the concept direction

Supervise the Assistant/Associate Designers and delegate responsibilities to support the workload

Globally source and shop raw materialsmarkets and partner with PD to develop themwithin pricing guidelines

Work with PD to source, prepare, and present fabrics and trims to Design Directors and Buyers

Design silhouettes, select trims and colors for approved materials

Communicate style details to PD and collaborate with Technical Design to set-up specifications for confirmed silhouettes

Partner with PD on the status of styles in development on a daily basis to ensure product execution meets design specifications

Confirm any changes with Design Director, and cross functional partners as needed

Attend weekly fittings and all relevant design meetings

Travel to factories for development and execution of programs

Develop, train, and lead the Assistant and Associate Designers

Perform special tasks as needed

Qualifications

Highly creative with the ability to recognize and forecast fashion and cultural trends as they relate to the Anthropologie customer.

Expert knowledge of woven garment construction, fabrics, trims, washes with the ability to mock and drape on dress forms.

Detailed understanding of thewovenmanufacturing process and techniques

Ability to respond to business objectives with creative, innovative, and commercial design solutions

Strong organizational and leadership skills with the ability to multitask in fast paced environment

Energetic team player with excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with partners in Design, Buying, PD, and Production.

Proficient computer skills of Microsoft Office, Photoshop, and Illustrator, Web Pdm is a plus

Must have at least 5 years experience in SweaterDesign

Education

Bachelors Degree in Fashion or Textile Design

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Travel

International and domestic travel required


Associated topics: design, designer, esthetic, esthetician, fashion, fashion design, stylist * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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