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Christopher & Banks Associate Textile Designer in Plymouth, Minnesota


Christopher & Banks is looking for an Associate Textile Designer for our Corporate Office in Plymouth, MN.

The Associate Textile Designer is responsible for supporting concept development by researching trends and presenting recommendations to trend director, and for supporting print/pattern development by executing intermediate-level print/pattern design.

How you will spend your time...

  • Design and develop original artwork and edit purchased artwork at an intermediate level, showing consistency with market trends and business strategy. Manage workload while meeting deadlines with guidance from Trend Director and Sr. Textile Designer.

  • Actively participate in Seasonal concept development with Trend & Textile Design, providing recommendations on themes, colors, and print direction. Lead creation and distribution of seasonal trend overview and concept rollout boards. Manage all digital files of overviews and rollouts, including communications to internal teams.

  • Create and manage digital color palettes based on standards provided each season, including naming, coding, and matching standards and creating digital color cards for distribution. Responsible for communication of palettes and updates to internal teams.

  • Oversee the sample library and artwork library. Responsible for filing returned samples/artwork, and general upkeep of libraries.

What you will need to be successful....

Education: Bachelor's degree in Apparel Design or related field or equivalent experience


  • Minimum 3 to 5 years in design

  • Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator required

  • Experience in NedGraphics preferred


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Proven design ability

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Always in style, your career at Christopher & Banks....

When Gil Braun opened the first Braun’s Fashions in Minneapolis, Minn., in 1956, he opened it with “her” in mind: local women who were full of life and wisdom, confident in their beliefs and in search of styles that made them feel fabulous at a price they would love. That spirit continued when Braun’s Fashions opened its first stores under the Christopher & Banks banner in 2000. The same year, the company introduced CJ Banks, opening 20 stores designed to meet the need for sizes 14-24 in the underserved women’s apparel market.

Today, Christopher & Banks operates almost 500 stores nationally, and still focuses on putting “her” first, providing our customers with style, value and service that help her look fabulous and feel amazing, every day and for life’s special moments. Missy, women’s and petite sizes are available in stores and online for our customers’ convenience. Please read more about us at

Job Location US-MN-Plymouth

ID 2020-3367

Category Sourcing/Trend/CAD