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Job Code:223406
Opportunity:Fashion Designer
Location:Winnipeg, MB OR Vancouver, BC
Date Posted:3/1/2022

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About Mondetta Founded in 1986, Mondetta is an apparel design and manufacturing company anchored by our commitment to quality and our trusted relationships with both our loyal customers as well as industry leading retailer partnerships. We pride ourselves on our ongoing commitment to provide products of exceptional quality and unparalleled style at unexpected price points. Along with offering standout style, we believe that our apparel should solve problems through forward-thinking designs, technical fabrics, and innovative details. In an industry where often, the only constant is change - we believe our staying power is largely attributed to our cutting-edge designs that resonate with our clientele and our ability to leverage our learned success within the industry into a vertical market approach. As we continue to grow our brand legacy, we remain steadfast in our vision for the future, focused on three key commitments; exceptional product, intelligent strategy and a culture rooted in trust and respect. In the last 35 years, Mondetta has evolved from a sportswear brand to a global leader in sustainable, technical, lifestyle, and active wear. Our goal is to reduce our environmental footprint by minimizing waste, using sustainable fabrics, and implementing ecofriendly practices as we strive to reach the highest level of social and environmental responsibility. Furthermore, we have always believed in innovate fashion, responsible design, and the fair treatment of our employees and customers. Building on our sustainability mission, we have recently achieved our B Corp Certification, the highest standard of verified social and environmental responsibility. Mondetta is accomplished on delivering exceptional design and functionality with all 3 brands - MPG, Mondetta Originals and the newest to the Mondetta family, Modern Ambition. Through the exceptional design team to the production and delivery teams, Mondetta prides itself on hiring individuals who are aspirational with their design work and vision. Mondetta MPG is searching for a Fashion Designer to join our MPG team. Reporting to the Design Director, the Senior Fashion Designer will be responsible for the development of new designs to enhance the Mondetta's business, market share, and profitability. You will forecast trends by conducting sales data and market research to help formulate Mondetta's product strategy, as well as design new collections by creating physical samples and liaising with various internal departments. The Designer will also work with internal teams to develop custom product for each individual brand. This individual can be situated in either Winnipeg OR in Vancouver Duties and Responsibilities . Design and develop men's and women's active and lifestyle collections for both private label and in-house brands . Create line sheets for technical designs and for offshore factory use . Create storyboards/inspiration boards for upcoming collections . Forecast fabrication, silhouette, print, colour, and trends . Follow through from design creation to sample development . Work with offshore vendors and manufacturers . Initiate responsibility for lab dips, fabric construction feedback, and approvals . Work closely with sales and production teams on an ongoing basis to ensure the designs suit the clients, consumer, market, and end user . Interface with the Senior Team on a regular basis to stay ahead of the business and client trends . If located in Vancouver: Regular travel to Winnipeg for line reviews and meetings. . Travel within Canada, USA & Europe for trend research and team collaboration required Qualifications . Post-secondary education in Fashion Design or equivalent combination of education and work experience . Minimum of 5 years of industry experience in a similar role . Proven experience at all stages of the design process from conception through to implementation . Expert knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop . Possess fiber, yarn, and fabric knowledge with a key emphasis on performance fabrications . Excellent knowledge of the construction process . Detail oriented with a "big picture" mindset . Adaptable with a creative spirit . Ability to work independently as well as within a team . Excellent time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines . Must hold a valid passport and have the ability to travel as required . Thrives while working under pressure and in fast-paced environments If you believe you can make a strong contribution to Mondetta as a Fashion Designer please submit your resume in confidence to Bonnie Stangeland, Research Associate, at bonnie@legacybowes.com quoting #223406. If you would like more information about Mondetta, please contact Bonnie at (204) 934-8827.



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