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Ralph Lauren Media LLC

DIRECTOR, DESIGN, LAUREN CUT & SEW KNITS

Ralph Lauren Media LLC - New York City, NY

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children’s, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. For more information, go to

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Position Purpose and Scope

The Director of Design is responsible for executing the Design and Development for Knits. This position will oversee and be accountable for the design process, maintaining the aesthetic and integrity of Ralph Lauren while balancing the needs of the business.

Key Responsibilities

Market Research:

• Flawless execution of product and design vision from conceptual proto stage through PP approval

• Provide design inspiration for Knits

• Competitive market research

• Vintage markets

• Warehouse/Library

Conceptual Design Development

• Collaborate with Concept team to identify trending seasonal big ideas, key trends, and silhouettes

relevant to Ralph Lauren.

• Design inspirational protos for seasonal conceptual rigs

• Sketch quick ideas for new model details

Product Design

• Prepare presentation boards (Sketches, color ups, fabrics)

• Participate in product Design meetings

• Adhere and enforce all Design deadlines

Duties

• Meet with Concept Designers, Head Designer,

and Merchandising to create a well-balanced,

innovative line

• Lead and manage Designers for Knits

• Partner with cross functional teams to provide direction and set standards

• Prepare Merchandising boards (this involves organizing art and graphics department and color

ups)

• Execution of flat sketch and detail illustrations chosen for TP

• Fit and Follow up

• Assist in showroom rigging, and follow up on changes made at that time

Requirements

• Minimum of 6-8 years of design experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion

• Strong analytical abilities

• Presentation Skills and ability to influence at the senior management level

• Resourceful, creative and efficient when faced with multiple projects or challenging deadlines

• Proven verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to direct and manage a team

Ralph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer. We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company discount.

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DIRECTOR, DESIGN, LAUREN CUT & SEW KNITS Ralph Lauren Media LLC - New York City, NY, United States

   

Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
what began 40 years ago with a collection of ties has grown into an entire world, redefining American style. Ralph Lauren has always stood for providing quality products, creating worlds and inviting people to take part in our dream. We were the innovators of lifestyle advertisements that tell a story and the first to create stores that encourage customers to participate in that lifestyle.