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Product Development Designer (Contract) at The TJX Companies Inc

Product Development Designer (Contract)

The TJX Companies Inc Framingham, MA Contractor

Discovery is at the heart of everything we do. Wherever you find us around the world, if you can think of a product, you can probably find it in our stores, which include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, Winners, Homesense, and TK Maxx. With variety comes plenty of happy surprises - our environment is ever-changing, and that’s just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships and even something exciting about yourself. Ready to Discover Different?

Posting Notes: Framingham  || MA

PD Designer (Kids Apparel) – Contract Position

Onsite Framingham, MA - Local candidates only

Job Summary:

Works with the Senior Designer to develop private label apparel design and artwork for specific product classifications.  Executes according to the strategic merchandise plan.  Develops strong customer service and working relationships with internal and external contacts.  Consistently shops all levels of stores including our own for fashion/trends/color direction and value.   

Major Areas of Responsibility

In conjunction with the Senior Designer designs activities surrounding selected Private Label programs.  Continually researches Color & Trend information.  Has knowledge of competitive products/brands.  Travels domestically and overseas to retail shop, attend print and fabric shows.  Interprets design concepts and develops them into new products.  Develops concept boards, sketch library, designs artwork and selects color using trend and color services. Selects and purchases original artwork.

Designs, develops and executes technically accurate artwork for private label programs, working with the Product Development team from the concept meeting through the prototype process and artwork execution.  Updates the status of multiple projects, anticipating problems and devising solutions.

Selects, manages and evaluates in-house freelance services for artwork development.  Ensures strict deadlines are met.  Provides direction and delegates projects to freelancers based on ability.

Preforms special projects, as assigned.

Resolves issues as they arise in a timely manner.
Ability to prioritize work load
Acts with Integrity.
Researches and recommends color and trend services
Develops and designs original artwork for Private Label Apparel & Hangtag Labels
Purchases artwork and development samples within R & D budget
Recommends appropriate creative direction

Education:

Degree in Fashion Design or equivalent work experience
 

Minimum job skills:

PC skills including Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator and PhotoShop, IGrafix, U4ia, Prima Vision
Detail oriented
Effective communication skills
Developed fashion sense for clothing design and construction
Ability to communicate and interpret conceptual design ideas
Strong organizational and follow through skills
Works well in a team environment
Ability to handle multiple projects
Strong interpersonal skills
Demonstrates expertise in their functional area
Ability to sketch
Knowledge of trend/color/concept services

 

Minimum experience
3+ years in Product Development with emphasis on designing apparel

Come Discover Different at TJX. From opportunity and teamwork to growth, we think you’ll find that it’s so much more than a job. When you’re a part of our global TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people dedicated to finding great deals and fantastic style. Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it.

We care about our culture, but we also prioritize the tangible stuff (Competitive salaries: check. Solid benefits: check. Plenty of room for advancement: of course). It’s our way of empowering you to make your career here.
                          
We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

 Posting Notes: Framingham  || MA

 

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