Sr. Graphic/CAD Designer - Kids Apparel in San Francisco, CA at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 10/3/2018

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    201 Spear Street
    San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 951351BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Design
Store ID: 38112: Sears SF Apparel Office 38112

Senior Graphic / CAD Designer needed for the San Francisco office! This person works independently in managing the design process from conception to final prototype for assigned product lines. You will act as a technical expert for the department and may provide guidance to lower level designers. This job represents the highest level individual contributor position in the Designer job family.

Job Requirements

- Fully responsible for entire product design process to include market research, mood board creation, designing, sketching, “specing” and fit.
- Responsible for researching global markets in order to identify new trends, fabrics, techniques, etc.
- Actively participates in the conceptual development of product lines (i.e., sells ideas/concepts and convinces others to adopt a course of action).
- Provides recommendations regarding seasonal themes, edits to line, new concepts, etc.
- Provides insight regarding style and fit of product during presentation.
- Ensures that product is consistent with market trends as well as business strategy; interprets international/domestic concepts and fashion trends as it relates to market demands, company image and business strategy.
- Conducts fit sessions; responsible for final approval for sample fit.
- Recommends revisions/color ways on stripes, plaids and prints.
- Responsible for silhouette, color, print and pattern, fabric and trim selection.
- Identifies opportunities for process improvement.


- Expert design and conceptual skills
- Ability to set a creative tone and to inspire ideas/new concepts; ability to conceptually visualize and build a line
- Excellent sense of style and color
- Excellent organizational, time management, communication and presentation skills.
- In-depth knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, color ways, sewing techniques, graphics and trim
- Strong leadership skills
- College degree in Fashion Design or related field preferred
- Eight to ten years design experience.