Centric Brands is focused on our customers and our brands that will drive the company’s future growth. The Associate Designer supports the Senior Designer in the seasonal design development process, from concept to delivery, by contributing original, trend-appropriate design concepts that meet market needs and drive sales, and ensuring the timely execution of each stage in the process. Strategy & Innovation Work with Senior Designer Director for preliminary design research, including competitive analysis; pull fabrics, develop concepts, assemble presentation boards for meetings, prepare mock-ups, color-ups, inspirational photos Work on development of initial seasonal design category in context of larger assortment Operations & Results Design according to style plans, sales needs and emerging trends; ensure timely execution of product development calendar Create Illustrator sketches and CAD packets for design meetings. Assist in organizing archives library; ensure maintenance of designs in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system Research and coordinate raw materials and trims; maintain stitch and trim library Organize and review lab dips with Senior Designer, send comments to vendors and maintain color standards Design or implement prints and graphics and advise revisions where appropriate; Fit proto samples, pre production and TOP samples, advise comments to factories Assist with any packaging development Organize and manage samples Make and update cost sheets Customers & Relationships Follow-up with internal and external customers and partners, including technical design and production; Build collaborative relationships with vendors and Brand teams. Leadership & Teams Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessaryCreate an account to see the full posting, access our search engine, and more.