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Associate Designer

Job title: Associate Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Los Angeles
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 411283
Contact name: Valerie Haldeman
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Temp position - may lead to full time position for the right person!

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Associate Designer is a mid level technical position who will be a part of a progressive brand of lounge/active/swimwear within a highly reputable women's contemporary company. The Associate Designer will assist the Design team with the execution of garments. They will also collaborate with cross - functional teams such as graphic artist, sewing and patternmaking to ensure completion of line. This position will based out of our HQ offices in Los Angeles.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • UNDERSTAND AND WORK WITH DESIGN TEAM FROM A TECHNICAL PERSPECTIVE
  • MAINTAIN LIBRARY OF FABRICS, TRIMS, AND MATERIAL DETAILS
  • BUILD BILL OF MATERIALS FOR TECH PACKS IN PLM PROGRAMS (DESIGN RELATED)
  • COMMUNICATE AND FOLLOW-UP INITIATIVE WITH OVERSEAS VENDORS
  • MUST HAVE SOME GRAPHIC DESIGN KNOWLEDGE- WORKING WITH PRINT PLACEMENTS AND REPEAT
  • ABILITY TO WORK WELL INDEPENDENTLY AS WELL AS PART OF A TEAM
  • MUST WORK WITH EXCEL/WORD PROGRAMS
  • GOOD ORGANIZATIONAL, TIME MANAGEMENT, PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS
  • MUST HAVE THE ABILITY TO TAKE DIRECTION WELL
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • 4-5 years experience working with a fashion company with similiar duties listed above.
  • Must have experience and be proficient in both Photoshop and Illustrator on Mac
  • Must have at least 2 years of PLM program experience
  • CAD Flat sketching is a must.
  • Minimum AA Degree in Product Development, Fashion Design or related field
  • Must have experience with MS office suite (Excel, Outlook) and PLM program.
  • Have some knowlege of fabrics.
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Be a self motivator and eager to learn.
  • Activewear and Swimwear experience is a plus
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