Designer (Kids)

About Topson Downs:

Established in 1971, Topson Downs (www.topsondowns.com) has evolved into an industry leader both in the branded and private label segments of the garment business, with more than 350 associates based in Los Angeles, New York, and throughout Asia. Be it denim jeans, high-fashion tops and dresses for juniors and young women, or ground-breaking street wear for men, we are committed to creating and producing quality garments while being socially and ethically responsible. Through our global sourcing base, we are currently producing over 50 million units per year for many of the leading retailers in all tiers of the market, with our factories being closely supervised by our Global Quality Assurance and Social Compliance teams.

  • Design according to line plans, sales needs and emerging trends; ensure timely execution of calendar
  • Create Illustrator sketches; prepare and update line sheets as necessary
  • Fabricate the line each month. Assort styles, plug in prints, choose fabrics and work with fabric development team on new goods
  • Work with graphic artist on original artwork for new development
  • Keep up with current trend, bring in new ideas through competitive shopping online and locally in store.
  • Collaborate with pattern makers on first sample development
  • Fit for all Love Fire and D32 Target Styles
  • Work on cads for sales leading up to market and any post market requests from all accounts
  • Keep record and pass all correct garment information to production at New Order Meetings

Requirements:

  • Bachelors, or equivalent, in Fashion Design
  • 5+ years of dress design experience
  • Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator software
  • Experience working with an onsite sample room
  • Ability to execute design tasks in alignment with style guidelines and standards
  • Proactive and able to perform efficiently under very tight schedules
  • Be able to communicate with China on tech packs
  • Target experience required
  • Experience in Kids product is a must
  • Experiences in Kids fit
  • Strong communicating skills
  • Have the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Be able to work and stick to development calendar
  • Be able to multitask
  • TEAM PLAYER!

Qualified applicants please send resumes to careers@topsondowns.com