TJX Senior Designer- Adults in Massachusetts

Are you ready to explore the corporate side of retail? Then try TJX on for size. You’ll join a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. At TJX, we are proud that, for 40 years, we have been providing amazing value to our customers, but the merchandise we sell is just part of our story. We believe our Associates bring our business to life, and we aim to support them by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging the differences among our Associates, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that they bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed.

Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the U.S.; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; TK Maxx in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as Homesense and tkmaxx.com in the U.K.; and Trade Secret in Australia. In 2016, we had over $33 billion in sales, more than 3,800 stores, and 235,000 Associates. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages and develops private label apparel design and artwork for sweaters for ladies, men's and junior sizes.

  • Executes according to the strategic merchandise plan.

  • Develops strong customer service and working relationships with the Buyers, other employees within the Product Development Team and external service partners.

  • Continually researches color and trend information.

  • Communicates a compelling vision.

  • Travels domestically and overseas to shop fashion trends and attend print and fabric shows.

  • Develops concept boards, sketch library, designs artwork and selects standards using trend and color services.

  • Selects and purchases original artwork and negotiates pricing.

  • Selects, negotiates, manages and evaluates in-house freelance services.

  • Ensures deadlines are met.

  • INSPIRES, LEADS and develops direct reports.

Skill Requirements:

  • Degree in Fashion Design preferred.

  • Ideally 5 years of sweater design experience.

  • Looking for that unique candidate that can inspire the team and guide them with the hottest fashion trends, and interpret those trends into the sweater assortments.

  • Previous international business travel a must.

  • Must be highly detail oriented, organized, the ability to set standards and execute, as well as having a strong sense of priority and follow through skills.

  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong sense of fashion, trends, design and construction.

  • Ability to work in a team driven atmosphere with the ability to flex to personality styles and build strong working relationships internally and externally.

  • Previous working experience with trend/color/concept services.

  • High volume of creating several styles weekly for four different divisions. MUST be accustomed to high volume design work.

  • STRONG sketching skills, as well as PC skills including Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

What's In It For You?

TJX has campuses conveniently located off the Mass Pike and Route 495. With us, you'll not only enjoy working for an industry leader, but we also strive to provide a competitive salary and benefits package.

TJX considers 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, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. TJX also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.