Designer - Print & Pattern / Shirts

  • New York  
  • Company
    Michael Kors  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    12 February 2020  
    Posted on
    14 January 2020  

Michael Kors is always interested in hearing from talented, globally-minded individuals with a passion for fashion.

If you enjoy working in a creative, fast-paced environment, then we would love to hear from you!


Position Overview:

Working with Senior Designer, the Designer develops seasonal collections for the Men’s sportshirt category. Key responsibilities include creating print & pattern artwork and Production-ready digital files, complete with technical layout specifications, and developing the shirt collection.


Major Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Researches current trends in print & pattern and independently creates exclusive designs with the Michael Kors aesthetic.
  • Develops pattern repeats, placement prints and multiple colorways using Adobe and textile software.
  • Partners on the presentation and communication of pattern concepts through CAD artwork and printouts.
  • Creates art packs, complete with rotary, color, and specification detail, to be used as communication tools with our partner mills.
  • Works with Senior Designer to manage entire product design process, including market research, sketching, tech pack development, and fit approvals.
  • Collaborates with internal and global cross-functional partners to develop 1st prototypes and showroom samples.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Textile design, Apparel design, or related field.
  • 5/6+ years professional experience.
  • Strong sense of color, scale, and balance.
  • Experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, and textile software.
  • Full understanding of garment construction and detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage workflow in a team environment, working collaboratively to meet all deadlines.
  • Enthusiasm for the Brand and brings strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V.