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Sr. Design Manager

Savage X Fenty

Savage X Fenty

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El Segundo, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Job Description

Savage X Fenty is currently looking for a Sr. Design Manager - Women’s Intimates, based in Los Angeles.

How Do You Fit In?

The Sr. Design Manager is responsible for the creation, execution and management of the Women’s Intimates category. Your aesthetic will provide direction that translates into designs that are clear, compelling & visually exciting. You’ll be able to clearly communicate creative ideas to leadership & stakeholders, plus collaborate, motivate & engage your team of designers/CAD designers. You will plan, manage & lead the team to ensure all calendar milestones are met, while building solid relationships with your cross functional team and be a trustworthy problem-solving partner, where you will deliver solutions that are timely and effective.

This position will report into the Sr. Design Director.

**Please submit your portfolio/website to be considered for this role.

What you will do:

Design/Create:

  • Pull inspiration tears, fabrics, trims to create mood boards at the start of each season to set the season’s direction.
  • Be able to successfully communicate your design vision to other members of your team
  • Stays abreast of trends, new techniques and resources in the lingerie space.
  • Design & direct the development of Bras, Bralettes, undies, Lingerie & accessories that scream our Savage X Fenty aesthetic!
  • Hand sketching and CAD skills a must
  • Brainstorm and partner with Graphic/Print design team on print, graphic, hardware ideas & packaging, as needed.
  • Travel to Asia, Europe as needed.
  • Be able to confidently present Design ideas to leadership, as well as small and large groups.
  • Innovate and partner with R&D teams on new fabric, trim, hardware, pad, wire development.
  • Be an inspiring, energy-giving leader of the team. Be positive. Be proactive.

Team/Collaborate:

  • Experience & proficiency in leading & managing a team
  • Inspire, motivate & engage your team
  • Partner with technical design & PD in the creation of tech packs as well as during fit sessions
  • Partner with pattern maker, as needed on 1st prototypes.
  • Work with sourcing team to execute high quality product within calendar timelines.
  • Follow up on all pre-production details: color, fabric, and trim; to ensure consistent with brand aesthetic.
  • Take ownership of projects from concept through production.
  • Streamline and innovate processes to help make workflow more efficient.
  • Prepare presentation material for seasonal meetings with Fenty & Leadership team.

Housekeeping:

  • Ensure the Women’s Intimates linesheets are updated regularly, both digitally & physically.
  • Help to schedule milestone meetings on the calendar
  • Well-versed in PLM systems. Ensure meticulous management of all styles in PLM.
  • Manage the Women’s Intimates team within the brand calendar, to ensure all major milestones are hit.
  • Position is located in Los Angeles

Knowledge:

  • Have a great knowledge of lingerie fabrications, especially laces & embroideries.
  • Well-versed in Bra & undie fitting & be able to translate your vision & design aesthetic through fit & overall garment quality
  • Been in a management role for 2+ years

What you can bring:

  • 10+ years of design background with experience in Bra’s & Undies
  • Highly skilled in Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Incredibly creative and innovative with strong knowledge of the intimate’s market
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • A team player, you contribute positively to team dynamic, cultivate passion and productivity. You are solutions driven and an efficiency advocate as well as having an all-hands-on deck mentality
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills
  • Detail oriented and organized.
  • BFA/ BA in Fashion Design.

Compensation & Total Rewards:

At Savage X Fenty, we believe work and life should fit together! We continue to build a culture of flexibility, to empower you to do your best and put yourself first. Our Total Rewards program rewards employees for their hard work, supporting their health, well-being, families, and ultimately their life journey. Total Rewards at Savage X Fenty includes:

-Hybrid Work Schedule*

-Discretionary Paid Time Off*

-Summer Fridays*

-Healthcare Plans

-Employee Discounts

-401k

-Annual Bonus Program

-Equity Program*

-And More

*Varied for retail and fulfillment roles

The annual base salary range for this position is from $105,300-$$150,000. The range provided includes the base salary that Savage X Fenty expects to pay for the role. Offered base salary will be dependent on factors including the scope and complexity of the role, candidate’s related work experience, subject matter expertise and work location.

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Savage X Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, compensate, develop, and promote regardless of race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable. At Savage X Inc., we champion a vibrant workplace culture that thrives on diversity law and do not tolerate discrimination or harassment. We are one team from many backgrounds, innovating through diversity of individuals, who are driven by passion for creating an inclusive space for all. Savage X Inc. will continue to champion a workplace culture that prizes diversity and inclusivity.

We encourage you to apply regardless of meeting all qualifications and/or requirements.