Product Graphic Designer – FASHION!
Join an Iconic NZ fashion retailer, known for creating street inspired fashion!
Fun, fast paced, team environment - working from great central Auckland offices
Opportunity to showcase your skills & knowledge in fashion and design!
This is an exciting and rare opportunity for a Senior Product Graphic Designer to join this well known NZ brand. Reporting into the Head of Graphic Design and working closely with Buying and Production teams. This role will play an integral part in maintaining the brands identity and ensuring all products are original, design led and have a commercial element, ultimately driving sales and brand awareness.
The primary purpose of this role is working with the Design, Buying and Production teams, this role is responsible for graphically designing and developing the product range.
Your Responsibilities will include;
Tracking closely emerging trends, new styles and prepare seasonal mood boards for buyers.
Producing collections that are on brand and within margin requirements.
Developing updates to existing core product ranges
Be a key part in the creative direction of internal brands.
Developing continuous newness and provide buyers with design ideas.
Providing files ready and spec’d for production
Monitoring and researching local and international competition
Working closely with the buying team to understand best and worst sellers and provide recommendations or improvements to drive sales.
Monitoring closely the critical path deadlines and ensure you meet design and sample deadlines.
Generating samples that are within brief, budget and reflect the brands identity at key price points.
Maintaining great relationships with suppliers; negotiate costing on fabric and samples to ensure gross profit margin is maintained.
As the successful candidate, you will have the following:
Minimum 4 years experience in a Product Design role.
Advanced experience with Graphic Design and software programs; Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
Understanding of garment construction and fabrications.
Fashion eye and strong eye for detail
Be on the pulse with trends and constantly researching the latest and greatest.
Ability to work under pressure and achieve seasonal critical path deadlines.
Ability to manage multiple designs and prioritise where necessary.
Thorough understanding of apparel and packaging print processes.
Highly creative and innovative and always pushing boundaries.
High attention to detail and accuracy is very important for this role.
To be considered for this role you must have a relevant visual portfolio showing examples of your work.
If this sounds like you, then please apply now or send your resume and portfolio directly to Bailey Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org
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