Associate Designer- Women's Athletic Apparel

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POST DATE 7/5/2019
END DATE 9/12/2019

Dick's Sporting Goods Coraopolis, PA

Location
Coraopolis, PA
AJE Ref #
584369698
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
70529135
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

Description* Support the entire design and development process for a
given brand/season




* Responsible for the design process of a category under the
guidance of a Designer to include global market research to identify trends and
innovation, trend board creation, designing, sketching, technical packs




* Support the Designer in delivering appropriate point of difference
merchandise in line with the brand profile.
Work with designer to help execute seasonal line plan in partnership
with product management analyzing core customer and the market to ensure
constant evaluation and improvement of product to move the brand forward




* Provide training and mentoring to Assistant Designer

QualificationsResponsibilities:




* Assist designer in initial concepts and sketches,
innovative design solutions incorporating technology, color, fabric/finish
standards, print & pattern, and trim for a singular brand




* Introduce new ideas for a given category based on information and inspiration from
trade shows, conducting online research, meeting with vendors, conducting
competitive and aspirational shopping




* Build tech pack including technical sketch and bill of
materials




* Work with technical design, designer and product management to ensure that
technical packages are accurate and complete.
Attend seasonal fit analysis and weekly fit sessions. Collaborate with design peers on seasonal
challenges and successes within their brands, ie, system short cuts, color
challenges, etc. Shop the market,
including our stores, with designer, product management and merchants to
promote partnership and increase the understanding of each other's point of
view. Under the guidance of the
designer, collaborate with product management and merchants on a consistent
basis on a given category. Adhere to the
time and action calendar




* Build/update seasonal product/trend/color boards




* Room set up for product presentations and other requests
as required




Requirements:




Bachelor's Degree in Design oriented field




3-5 years of relevant design experience




3+ years in-depth involvement in the design development
process


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