Colorist

January 10, 2017
Seattle, WA, US
Freelance
Apparel Design

Overview:


Colorist


6 week contract to start


Seattle, WA


Our client is a leading fashion retailer. They are seeking a contract Colorist.


Responsibilities


Review brand color palette and assess any potentially difficult (high touch) colors. Identify the best process routes for each color by working with mills and dye companies


Communicate externally and internally the color palette as directed by design


Evaluate and approve or reject lab dip and bulk results; communicate results to the Brand via tracking chart


Ensure the same color across product categories is acceptable


Act as technical advisor to individual suppliers or mills that need help achieving standards either at lab dip or bulk processing stage, as required


Maintain color reference library and ensure accurate record keeping


Follow industry standard and proper color communication


Ensure brand calendar due dates are met.  Communicate to Product Developer where late color approval may impact delivery


Operate digital color measurement equipment and ensure that suppliers who use this equipment are conforming to brand’s color SOPs


Qualifications


Demonstrated understanding of current fashion trends


Strong verbal and written verbal communication skills


Strong color sense


Proficiency in MS Windows and Office suite


Farnsworth-Munsell 100 Hue Test: Superior Color Discrimination



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