Job Opportunity

Job Title :
Fashion Designer - Thyme Maternity
Division :
Thyme Maternity
Positions Available :
2
Status :
Regular - Full Time
Department :
29510 - Thyme Merchandising
Province :
Duration :
Job Category :
Merchandising / Purchasing
City / Province :
Montreal
Province / State :
Quebec
Posting Date :
2014-03-20
Reference Number :
MTL-09724
Description :
Thyme Maternity is looking for a Designer that will seasonally design and execute a specific classification that coordinates with
the concept and philosophy of Thyme Maternity. Reporting to the VP, Merchandising, the Designer will:


Research domestic and international market trends and evaluate how they relate to the Thyme Maternity brand;
Interpret fashion trends for the buying team through monthly presentations of market direction, ideas, boards and prototypes;
Initiate design concepts and create products aligned with the Thyme Maternity strategy;
Work in partnership with the buying and design teams to grow a commodity while building a cohesive product line;
Evaluate and provide constructive feedback on other commodities by reviewing samples received throughout the production approval process;
Work in partnership with the technical team to ensure garments respect tech packs and have the proper look and feel;
Take part in the creation of tech packs including determination of accurate garment technical specs;
Establish full working knowledge of raw materials, lap dip procedures, washes and finishes for every commodity;
Supervise, coach and develop assistant designers.

Requirements :
Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design or Art or relevant experience
Five (5) years’ experience including advanced knowledge of garment fits and costing
Passion for fashion and ability to translate trends into creative and original ideas
Results oriented
Solid analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent communication skills and ability to influence
Ability to multitask and to prioritize under tight deadlines
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Photoshop), Illustrator
Bilingualism required (French and English – spoken and written)