Fashion

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Job# 16538 BH# 284091
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Sweater Designer

Company Overview:

Our client, a young, fun and global clothing retailer offers high-quality, on-trend products at affordable prices.  This Americana –type brand provides perfect looks for the younger generations.  Their warm, exciting and philanthropic offices are a direct reflection of their views as a company.

Position Overview:

In this role you will conceptualize and execute seasonal sweater and accessories lines from initial sketch review to bulk production- including interim proto development.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the color team to develop seasonal custom sweater palettes
  • Manage fittings for sweaters- tops, bottoms, misc rompers, etc and cold weather hats for accessories
  • Presentation of seasonal product lines to executive team at various stages of development: kick off/ sketch review, overview, and coordination meetings with help of assistant designer
  • Manage assistant designer in day to day calendar, deadlines, etc.

Key Qualifications:

  • Have an understanding of sweater knit construction, yarn development, gauges, and stitch/ pattern development
  • Strong sketching ability- illustrator sketching preferred
  • Must have full knowledge in sweaters, knits and gauges, sketch by hand or illustrator, contemporary/juniors knowledge