BDA, Inc. Apparel Designer in Woodinville, Washington
BDA brings the world’s biggest brands to life through promotional merchandise. Fortune 500 companies come to us looking to connect with their consumers on an emotional level. We create three-dimensional advertising that people invite into their homes, offices, cars and classrooms. We let people see, touch, feel, own and interact with a brand in a way no other marketing permits. It’s what we like to call the Power of Merchandise.
We take great pride in our company culture—one that inspires teamwork, fun and excellence across our organization. We’re energetic people who love what we do—churning out more than 50 million units each year for the world’s most admired brands in a fun, fast paced environment that rewards high achievement.
Our talented Program Merchandising Group within BDA— develops, designs, and sources for 25+ Fortune 500 clients. From classic to stylish, this team is shaping the styles and looks our clients love for their brand. An effective Apparel Designer is experienced, results-oriented and views the business through the lens of the client.
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Work directly with factories to source fabrics and trims
take a color pallette and translate into multiple deisgns that hit different pricepoints, body types and consumers
Extensive graphic design experience especially for retail
be able to translate specific sewing details and techniques to factories in order to get the correct product designed quickly
ability to know custom perfomance fabrics
ability to competitive shop for a broad look at the landscape and create unique designs
present solutions to client on an ongoing basis
ability to work to a calendar of deliverables
work with a tech designer for tech pack creation- defining fabrics, colors, etc.
attend sample fittings to advise updates or changes
make reccomentations to improve products while keeping pricing and timing in mind
Financial/Budgetary Responsibility: No
Strategic Planning Responsibility: Yes
Direct Reports: No
- 2-4 years Custom Apparel Design Expereince including developing graphics
Job Skills and Traits:
Must demonstrate working knowledge of designing to a price point
Confidence and Ability to articulate and sell a concept to a business team
Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
Ability to build strong vendor partnerships.
Ability to multi task in high pressure, fast moving environment
Experience initiating, recommending and implementing merchandise strategies
Strong organization skills and ability to maintain database
Strong understanding of and ability to apply market intelligence
Understanding of retail and the service environment
Fluency in Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Outlook, etc.
Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills.
Job ID: 2018-2663
External Company Name: BDA, Inc.
External Company URL: http://www.bdainc.com
Street: 15225 Woodinville-Redmond Road NE