Fashion

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Job# 21609 BH# 310887
Contact# 5268138

Women's Activewear Designer

Leading Orange County Apparel brand is currently looking for an Women's Apparel Designer to join their Activewear team!

Responsibilities:

  • Excellent MAC based working knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop, as well as the talent and ability to perform free hand drawings.
  • Excellent understanding of fit and balance.
  • Cut and sew woven’s and knit design experience.
  • Must be creative as well as technical in fabric development.
  • Experience with surf industry and lifestyle categories is a must.
  • Strong knowledge of the design process including trend, forecast, color, fabric, styling, construction and fit.
  • Working knowledge of garment construction.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Flat sketching the ability to spec a requisite.
  • Possess thorough knowledge of apparel design and development with technical attributes of performance; product materials and production techniques also specific to active apparel.
  • Possess knowledge of merchandising procedures.
  • You will effectively communicate and present design concepts to various internal and external audiences.
  • Work with the team to create and deliver powerful presentations.
  • Partner with management and category team members in our Design, Development and Merchandising groups.
  • You will initiate and interpret new product concepts to meet the needs of our customers, resulting in sales and growth for the company.
  • This opportunity involves working closely with internal and external resources to implement designs and maintain a strong knowledge of current trends, color, technology and the competitor landscape.
  • Domestic and international travel is required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent specializing in apparel design, fabric arts, or related field. Associate’s degree with 3-5 years related work experience acceptable in lieu of bachelor’s degree.
  • 3 or more years garment design/development experience in the apparel industry.
  • Experience with outdoor industry and apparel category.
  • Thorough knowledge of apparel design and development with technical attributes of performance; product materials and production techniques also specific to active apparel.
  • Knowledge of merchandising procedures.
  • Knowledge of computer design software, Adobe and Illustrator, as well as the talent and ability to perform free hand drawings.