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Company:  Madewell

Long Island City, NY, US, 11101


Designer - Madewell Tops

Designer – Madewell Woven Tops and Shirts



  • Design and develop 4 seasonal woven top and shirt collections.
  • Manage creative and technical development of product within merchandise assortment strategy.
  • Research seasonal trends, fabrics, yarndyes, color, and embroidery. 
  • Collaborate with Merchandising, Production, Fabric, and Technical Design teams to achieve product execution and maintain design integrity.
  • Conduct fittings.
  • Create design cards for all development samples, including sketches, construction details, and layouts.
  • Manage approval of all wash, fabric quality, trim, thread, and lab dip submits.
  • Domestic and overseas travel for design research and product development.




  • 4-6 years minimum Design experience
  • High taste level, understanding of brand aesthetic, and creative ability
  • Ability to manage and develop an assistant designer
  • Experienced technical knowledge of woven fabrics and details
  • Knowledge of seasonal silhouette, fabric, and color trends
  • Strong illustration and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to research and apply market and fashion trends
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and work efficiently
  • Detail oriented and strong follow through
  • Strong organizational, communication, and written skills
  • Proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, Flex PLM, Microsoft Word, and Excel
  • BA Fashion Design

We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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