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Associate Designer

Job title: Associate Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Los Angeles
Discipline:
Remote: No
Reference: 414959
Contact name: Valerie Haldeman
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

 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 similar 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 knowledge 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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