Alexander Wang Graphic and Apparel Designer

Full Time New York, United States

Responsibilities include:

  • Conceptualize and create impactful, fresh, progressive and exciting original apparel graphics, artwork + pattern designs to be used across all design depts.
  • This includes women’s, men’s, accessories, and special projects.
  • Drive seasonal and long-term design direction and strategy for apparel graphics.
  • Report to head of creative services, to ensure brand look and feel, and storytelling narrative is on point.
  • Collaborate with design teams to ensure holistic collection vision is on point.
  • Collaborate cross functionally, to ensure consumer and brand focus is on point.
  • Plan and work into designs based on application and execution techniques.
  • Create detailed production files + artwork specifications, scale, application to vendors. Review strike-offs and ensure the highest production quality is met.
  • Provide tread forecasting reports that are relevant to our brand and consumer.

Requirements:

  • College or university degree in graphic/communication design.
  • 3 years relevant work experience in graphic/communication design +/or apparel graphics
  • Excellent proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, knowledge of tools such as VectorWorks, Cinema 4D, etc. is a very strong plus
  • Excellent typography skills
  • Excellent ability to create original fresh 2D + 3D artworks
  • Ability to artwork production ready repeat patterns.
  • Hand-drawing and illustration capabilities a plus.
  • Experience in understanding design and production process from start to end.
  • Ability to operate in a fast pace, deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to understand design concepts and think conceptually towards the greater brand vision and meet commercial objectives.