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Associate RTW Designer (Women's)

Job title: Associate RTW Designer (Women's)
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $70,000/ year- $80,000/ year
Reference: 464863
Contact name: Amelia Bitton

Job description

Our client is a popular womenswear brand known for its bold character, intricate detail, and day-to-night silhouettes 

Associate Designer Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with design team and Creative Director to develop design concepts through research, draping, textile manipulation, and other exploratory techniques 
  • Assist in sketching process under the direction of Head of Design to complete design phase in a timely manner to ensure all calendar deadlines are met
  • Create and launch detailed tech packs, ensuring that all design elements and specifics of garment construction are clearly communicated and resolved in pass off
  • Follow up with overseas factories on a daily basis regarding new developments, tech packs and style updates
  • Attend fittings and collaborate with factories to ensure the design's intention is accurately realized and fit comments are clearly communicated
  • Ensure all designs are market-ready and all necessary information is communicated to merchandising, sales and production
Associate Designer Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design
  • 3-4 years’ experience working on design team (advanced contemporary / luxury experience is a plus)
  • Competent in all stages of the design process
  • Proficient in Adobe photoshop and illustrator, Procreate, and Excel
  • Proficient sewing, draping and sketching skills
  • Strong understanding of construction and luxury finishings
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