Fashion

Fulltime
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Job# 32425 BH# 372457
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Associate Designer, Men's

Client Overview: 

Our client is an iconic fashion brand offering apparel and accessories for every fashionista. Their cool, modern, and fashion-forward designs are applauded by celebrities and trendsetters alike.

Position Overview:

In this position, you would be responsible for researching inspiration, developing new design concepts, sketching ideas, creating technical packages, and overseeing samples.

Responsibilities:

• Oversee research and inspiration to create a cohesive concept each season; review emerging trends and shapes and research local markets each season

• Ensure all trim designs and sample orders are handed off to production according to the calendar and assist the Designer with send outs, tracking, sending, and receiving

• Assist the Creative Director with assembling trim sheets, negotiate trim costs with vendors, confirm fabric and yarn information is current, and order sample yardage for development sample

• Develop flats and sketches for all designs as part of a cohesive seasonal collection aligned with the brand’s overall aesthetic and vision

• Prepare all necessary components for design presentations, such as sketch boards, proto reviews, and production meeting preparation

• Collaborate with various cross-functional teams, including Patternmakers, development, and Technical Designers to confirm desired garment construction and look

Key Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in fashion design or related field

• 3+ years’ design experience with heavyweight knits and tees, preferably in men’s 

• Proficient with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop and PDM/PLM systems