Contract

(USA) Senior Manager, Creative, eComm - Sr. Designer, Men's Wovens Fortune 500 Jobs

Walmart

Walmart

NEW YORK, NY

$62,301 - $76,146

Agent

Cici J, Recruiter at Gigzio

Got 13 people hired

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Free Assembly is a new brand rooted in modern American wardrobe staples at very affordable prices. We have developed an omni apparel brand that offers women’s, men’s and children’s clothing across Walmart Stores and Walmart.com. We are dedicated to serving the true range of Modern America, creating a better wardrobe foundation that works for every walk of life. We are rewriting the rules of American essentials.

Free Assembly is headquartered in New York, NY, we are a team of builders, thinkers, risk-takers, and dreamers pushing boundaries to create a world-class shopping experience and a meaningful brand that customers love. We are extremely design-forward, customer-centric and mission-driven. At the core, our brand will provide incredible value to the Walmart consumer while delivering the highest quality at the best possible price.

We are looking for a designer to bring their passion for high quality and sustainable design to our team to support the men’s woven shirts business.

About the role:

The Designer will partner with the Senior Designer and Head of Design on seasonal direction, creative tone and product assortment for men’s woven shirts. They will play a part creating meaningful product that performs; is accountable for the development process, growing the business and seeking opportunities to positively affect their product categories for both short and long-term growth. This Designer will partner closely with cross functional team members, who collectively, are responsible for creating product and brand that reinvents the meaning of modern American wardrobe essentials.

What you’ll do:

  • Responsible for managing the design process, from concept, color palette and artwork development to final sample.
  • Conduct seasonal shopping, online, social media and consumer research in order to identify new trends, silhouettes, fabrics, techniques, etc.
  • Actively participate in the design and development of the seasonal collections for men’s woven shirts (fabric, print, pattern, color, silhouette, styling, fit, trim and details) to multiple audiences - internal leaders as well as cross-functional team members.
  • Build and maintain seasonal design decks, line sheets and other collateral that is integral to presentations, line reviews and product adoption.
  • Responsible for creating high-quality Adobe Illustrator flat and detail sketches, building and maintaining the sketch library.
  • Creating and updating BOM’s and tech packs within the PLM system.
  • Participate in product fittings, provide fit recommendations, note feedback and update sketches and tech packs, as necessary.
  • Manage all color approvals, lab dips, strike-offs, bulk fabric lots, wash submits, etc.

Who You Are:

  • Strong design, color and conceptual skills.
  • Ability to create and design into concepts.
  • Strong sense of style and color.
  • Thorough knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, and construction.
  • Strong organizational, time management, communication, presentation, collaboration, and negotiation skills.
  • A self-starter, self-motivated, the ability to work remotely, yet together. A positive can-do attitude and the ability to inspire and positively influence others.
  • Good understanding of merchandising as it relates to sales and store environment.
  • Previous menswear design experience: woven experience preferred, Minimum of 4 years.
  • Solid computer knowledge. Experienced in Adobe Suite, more specifically Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • College degree in fashion design or related field.
  • Ability to work in PLM software. 
  • Knowledge of 3D software preferred, but not required.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Bachelor’s degree in Design, Marketing, Creative Writing, Advertising, Fine Arts, or related field and 3 years' experience in editorial content management or related field OR 5 years' experience in editorial content management or related field.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Managing copy teams in a retail creative environment, Managing large editorial content campaigns in an online creative or related digital field, Supervisory, Working for or with creative agencies

Primary Location...

45 W. 25TH STREET FLOOR 5, NEW YORK, NY 10010-2003, United States of America

Job ID: 789041653242531408

This job is located in

NEW YORK, New York, 10025