Fashion Designer IV oversees the apparel design strategy for an organization. Determines style, material, and color directions based on input from sales/marketing, merchandising, development and manufacturing staff. Being a Fashion Designer IV keeps abreast of consumer needs and trends, and supports the integrity of the lines/brands and the goals of the company. Produces design sketches and makes seasonal presentations of product designs. Additionally, Fashion Designer IV reviews all styles for construction, and approves quality of factory samples. Typically requires a bachelor's degree of fashion design or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Fashion Designer IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. To be a Fashion Designer IV typically requires 8+ years of related experience.