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Macy's, Inc

Associate Designer - Textiles (Damask Designs & Charter Club Sheets), Home

Macy's, Inc - New York City, NY

Associate Designer - Textiles (Damask Designs & Charter Club Sheets), Home','PRI01874','!*!Overview:

Responsible for the design, development, selection, and approval of materials, trims, silhouettes, colors and patterns for area of responsibility. Responsible for a specific classification or area.

Essential Functions:

Design and Trend Research:

Work with Design Manager/Designer on development and execution of product designs that achieve overall product strategy and merchandise objectives.

Participate in research and development of seasonal trends.

Assist in interpreting seasonal fashion direction, assortment opportunities and merchandise trends for area of responsibility.

Produce cohesive product presentations, including boards, tear sheets and samples to help sell concepts to merchants.

Prepare line and presentation material for line previews and buy meetings including color boards, concept boards, print and story boards.

Ensure designs meet merchant line plans, assortment strategies and overall creative direction.

Partner with Product Manager in set-up and presenting to divisions at line previews and buy meetings for area of responsibility.

Shop the retail market seeking new merchandise/trend ideas.

Shop the trend market seeking design inspiration (materials, fashion, color, trade shows) as needed.

Interpret specific color palettes, patterns and prints for the season.

Select and approves style, materials, trims and colors that fit into the program and style plans

Responsible for creating and distributing fabric development packages.

Responsible for creating and distributing color cards & pattern development sheets.

Develop flat mechanical sketches for design development packages and request development samples

Responsible for tracking and approving labs dips, fabric samples, strike-offs and other development materials

Compile design development packages and distribute to technical design and over for sampling.

Review development samples.

Merchandising/Product Development:

Prepare line and presentation material for line previews and buy meetings, including color/concept boards, print boards and may include story boards.

Partner with Product Manager in set-up and presenting to customers divisions at line reviews and buy meetings for area of responsibility.

Adhere to the seasonal time and action calendar for area of responsibility.

Modify the product line based on MMG and customer input.

Assist in identifying the key programs that comprise each classification.

Communicate regularly with product management to gather input and share line development direction.

Communicate on a daily basis with overseas offices to share line development direction.


Attend fit sessions.

Select and approve materials, patterns and colors.

Use CAD programs for style, color and pattern development.

Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality



Bachelors in Design or Fine Arts.

2-5 years of industry experience.

Proficiency in PC operation, MS office and Excel

Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator software

Other skills:

Strong color sense / print sense

Ability to view and differentiate the color spectrum

Team Player

Presentation and organizational skills

Ability to prioritize and manage workload with multiple deadlines.

Demostrated creative ability

Macy's is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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15 days 6 hours ago

Macy's, Inc


Associate Designer - Textiles (Damask Designs & Charter Club Sheets), Home Macy's, Inc - New York City, NY, United States


Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
Macy’s, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier retailers, with fiscal 2012 sales of $27.7 billion. The company operates the Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s brands with about 840 department stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, and the and websites. The company also operates 13 Bloomingdale’s Outlet stores.