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Freelance Associate Designer, Missy Sportswear

Job title: Freelance Associate Designer, Missy Sportswear
Contract type: Freelance
Location: New City
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $30-$38/hr DOE
Reference: 446563
Contact name: Sarah Stanley

Job description

Freelance Associate Designer, Missy Sportswear

Client Overview: Our client has over 50 years of experience in the design and manufacturing of the latest trends in fashion from outerwear to sportswear and a strong expertise in leather. In addition to manufacturing its own brand it has a well-established full-service private label division. Clients include major retailers such as Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters and a growing presence with online retailers and dropship customers.

Position Overview: We are looking for an individual with a passion for fashion who wishes to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. As a freelance associate designer, you will be responsible for all aspects of design under the direction of the Senior Designer.


Freelance Associate Designer Responsibilities:
• Design brand right product to reflect season trends and account needs: specialized in missy sportswear
• Research the market and put together market/trend research on new silhouettes, color, and fabrication.
• Work closely with the Design Directors to execute their brand vision
• Track and organize development samples by following up with factories to ensure samples are received on time.
• Design, sketch with accurate specifications for fit, construction, fabrication, print, and color.
• Ensures adherence to the Seasonal Time and Action calendar.
• Source and select the new seasonal fabrics and trims
• Work closely with suppliers abroad to ensure good execution of design tech packs and samples
• Maintain the fabric, trim and color library - Ensure fabric library is up to date for seasonal inspiration and archived fabrics 

Freelance Associate Designer Qualifications:
• Experience in wovens and knits
• Missy/moderate design sensitivity
• Thorough knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, construction techniques, and trim
• Ability to design around concept direction
• Strong sketching and fast tech packing abilities
• Level of education: Bachelor's degree in fashion design
• Work experience: 3-5 years design experience
• Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, Excel and all other Microsoft Office Applications
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