Company Name:
The Children's Place
The Art Manager (CAD) is responsible for overseeing the creation of Print & Pattern for various apparel and accessories for multiple channels. This position will collaborate cross-functionally in order to stay in-line with business needs and current retail market trends.
Oversee the creation of print and pattern for apparel and accessories in various mediums within specific timelines for the preparation and release into the marketImplement textile design concepts consistent within the brand strategies
Facilitate retail market trends research and translate into graphics
Facilitate research and development of new graphics techniques
Review work of artists, taking into account the quality and adherence to market trends and business strategies
Ensure that the product is consistent with market trends while maintaining the brand identity
Provide product design and aesthetic expertise to support merchandising and production in costing decisions
Manage workload to meet all deadlines
Brainstorm new concepts for upcoming season's graphics
Develop trend boards and design direction; translate concepts and boards into key items, styles, and outfits
Partner with design in order to complete concepts and pitch sheets
Partner with production to finalize scaling, placement, and quality of graphics
Ensure colors of graphics match the vision for the current apparel and accessories
Bachelor's degree in art, textile design, or related field5 to 7 years of experience in designAdvanced proficiency in Kaledo, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc. Ability to design around concepts
Ability to work independently under general directionMust be able to work within specific timelines and towards multiple deadlines
Demonstrated leadership skills, with experience in managing, training, and mentoring junior staff

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