Fashion

Freelance
05-29-2018
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Job# 29086 BH# 352239
Contact# 5268138

Womens Designer - Apparel

Leading Action Sports brand is currently looking for an Apparel Designer to join their Women’s team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for market research, creating seasonal inspiration boards, designs, tech pack creation and fit.
  • Responsible for all design details from rough sketches to completion of tech packs.
  • Responsible for material selection, color details, and styling details.
  • Responsible for knowledge of cost components and ability to design products that hit margin targets.
  • Create computer design; sketches, graphics, print artwork, multiple colorways and storyboards.
  • Create visual presentations and follow up with all design details.
  • Responsible for presentation of designs at line reviews and product launch.
  • Oversee the fitting of garments and review product details to ensure product execution meets the design aesthetic as well as commercially acceptable quality standards.
  • Review details on prototypes with developer and merchandiser. Share responsibility with development and merchandiser for final product result.
  • Demonstrate strong teamwork skills through cooperating with cross –functional team members and remain focused.
  • Adhere to all calendar dates

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • Years of Related Professional Experience: 6-8
  • Associate/Bachelor Degree in related field preferred
  • Pattern rendering experience is a plus
  • Multimedia experience is a plus.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of design techniques and processes
  • Excellent sense of style and color
  • Maintain a cooperative team environment that promotes high performance standards and attainment of goals
  • Demonstrate the organizational ability to facilitate multitasking in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in computer design programs, (e.g. Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign)
  • Knowledge of fit, fabric and color.
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead, coach and develop staff to improve performance and achieve professional goals
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with other management staff, employees and others with whom the company conducts business
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret policies, procedures and other business practices, guidelines and documents

Special Requirements:

  • Up to 25% travel
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Bend, Lift and move product up to 25 pounds