Job Req ID:  22497
Date:  23-Sep-2022
Location: 

New York, NY, US

Functional area:  Design & Creation
Contract type:  2 | Temporary job
Business area: 

 

 

 

Freelance Designer, Luxury Women's Ready-to-Wear - Carolina Herrera New York (Fashion)

SUMMARY

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.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • 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 

 

 

Competencies:

 

Ideals and Principles  

Continually Strives for excellence in everything they do. Is willing and able to align own priorities with those of the organization. Can be trusted to act with integrity, honesty, and respect. Behaves in a way which is consistent with the culture, values and vision of Puig.

 

Foster Curiosity         

Has a thirst for knowledge. Is always interested to learn about the latest trends that could help improve the business. Is a natural learner who is always looking for new knowledge and experience. Is eager to understand the wider context in order to grow. Is intellectually curious, committed to finding ways to improve themselves, and actively seeks feedback.

 

Embrace Change        

Reacts positively to change. Supports change initiatives, can see when change is required, and initiatives it when needed. Sees change through themselves. Is flexible and open-minded, and adapts well to new tasks or circumstances.

 

Drive for Results

Motivated and passionate about working and achieving excellent results. Constantly delivers on commitments, even in the face of difficulties, and is optimistic and tenacious throughout. Takes end-to-end responsibility and continually looks for ways and means to improve performance.

 

Connect, Share, and Cooperate

Builds appropriate, constructive and effective relationships with colleagues. Shares information readily and proactively. Supports initiatives outside their immediate area if able. Doesn’t allow personal objectives to take priority over the team’s best interests. Gains trust of colleagues, and is well-positioned to offer support and assistance when required.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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