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Designer - Home

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1104837
Corporate Positions
Product Development & Sourcing
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: May 26, 2021

Designer - Home

The Designer creates the design, development, selection and approval of materials, silhouettes, color usage, and patterns appropriate for assigned brand and classification.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interprets the seasonal fashion direction, assortment opportunities, and merchandise trends for area of responsibility.
  • Creates original concepts that encompass style, color, and fabric for assigned brands to ensure customer focused offerings that meet fashion and quality requirements consistent with the brand profile. Initiates product packages through the Technical Designers.
  • Prepares line and presentation materials for Trend Concept Work Session, Concept Sample Line Review, and line review sessions as needed. Partners with Product Managers to present Concept Sample Line Review and other meetings as needed for area of responsibility.
  • Travels as needed, shops appropriate markets, and works with the Trend Office and Product and Design Team to conceptualize product design for the season.
  • Completes timely approval of all strike-offs, handlooms and knit-downs; reviews final assortment for fit, construction, fabrication, coloration and returns signed confirmation sample to vendor.
  • Ensures adherence to the Seasonal Time and Action Calendar.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • College degree in fine arts or design, or equivalent work experience in a design related field preferred.
  • 4 – 8 years' experience in design product and fabrication knowledge.
  • Must have deep experience in denim, outerwear, bottoms
  • Basic working knowledge of the technical aspects of assigned category, ability to design around concepts and design flat sketches, technical and computer skills, design and color sense, presentation, persuasion, organization, time management, written and verbal communication.

What you get:

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.

About JCPenney: 

JCPenney proudly serves customers at more than 650 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico, and at the Company’s flagship store, jcp.com. JCPenney is one of the nation’s largest retailers of apparel, home, jewelry, and beauty merchandise with a growing portfolio of private and national brands. Guided by the Golden Rule, JCPenney employs more than 60,000 associates worldwide and has served customers for over 119 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves. For additional information, please visit jcp.com and follow JCPenney on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter. 

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page. 

Job Title: Designer - Home
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1104837

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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