Fashion

Freelance
03-01-2017
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Job# 22539
Contact# 5268138

Apparel Designer

Leading Action Sports brand is currently lookingfor an Apparel Designer to jointheir Women’s team for an immediate contract position!

KeyResponsibilities:

·        Responsible for market research,creating seasonal inspiration boards, designs, tech pack creation and fit.

·        Responsible for all design detailsfrom rough sketches to completion of tech packs.

·        Responsible for material selection,color details, and styling details.

·        Responsible for knowledge of costcomponents and ability to design products that hit margin targets.

·        Create computer design; sketches,graphics, print artwork, multiple colorways and storyboards.

·        Create visual presentations andfollow up with all design details.

·        Responsible for presentation ofdesigns at line reviews and product launch.

·        Oversee the fitting of garments andreview product details to ensure product execution meets the design aestheticas well as commercially acceptable quality standards.

·        Review details on prototypes withdeveloper and merchandiser. Share responsibility with development andmerchandiser for final product result.

·        Demonstrate strong teamwork skillsthrough cooperating with cross –functional team members and remain focused.

·        Adhere to all calendar dates

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

·        Years of Related ProfessionalExperience: 3+

·        Associate/Bachelor Degree in relatedfield preferred

·        Pattern rendering experience is aplus

·        Multimedia experience is a plus.

Skills:

·        Knowledge of design techniques andprocesses

·        Excellent sense of style and color

·        Maintain a cooperative teamenvironment that promotes high performance standards and attainment of goals

·        Demonstrate the organizationalability to facilitate multitasking in a fast-paced environment

·        Proficient in computer designprograms, (e.g. Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign)

·        Knowledge of fit, fabric and color.

·        Strong communication, organizationaland interpersonal skills

·        Ability to lead, coach and developstaff to improve performance and achieve professional goals

·        Ability to establish and maintaineffective relationships with other management staff, employees and others withwhom the company conducts business

·        Ability to read, analyze andinterpret policies, procedures and other business practices, guidelines anddocuments