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Associate Men's Designer

Job title: Associate Men's Designer
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Montebello
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $60k-$75k DOE
Reference: 442695
Contact name: Valerie Haldeman

Job description

Exciting opportunity with established Apparel Manufacturer for Men’s Associate Designer to join their team.
Seeking a talented Associate Designer with a  creative spirit and passion for Men’s category to join their team.


• Partner closely with Creative Director in research and inspiration to identify emerging trends and shapes to create seasonal collection
• Responsible for creation, development and execution of materials, sketches, prints, and trim for all categories
 • Develop flats and sketches for all designs aligned with brand’s overall aesthetic and vision
• Prepare all necessary components for design presentations, such as sketch boards, proto reviews, and production meeting preparation
• Attend proto review sessions, note feedback, and update sketches as necessary
 • Create and maintain linesheets
 • Print development – work with print vendors to create artwork and set up print detail sheets for factories
• Create tech packs for initial proto development
• Responsible for following through fabric strike offs & approvals in partnership with Product Development
• Domestic development – work closely with in-house patternmakers, cutter, and sample makers
• Manage sample room workflow
 • Issue sample fabric POs
• Daily communication with domestic and overseas vendors
• Collaborate with various cross-functional teams and maintain strong business relationships with external partners
• Participate in regular team meetings to reinforce close communication on design-related processes and related matters
• Adhere to design calendar deadlines and timelines; ensuring all designs are completed accurately and on time
• Research marketplace, including our competitors for inspiration and product opportunities

Skills and Qualifications:

•4+ years of design experience in contemporary market
•Knowledge of PLM or Web PDM required. 
• Knowledge of fabric, fit, construction and execution of a garment
 • Understanding and experienced with Product Development from sketch to final approval
• Highly proficient in Illustrator, photoshop, and excel
 • Excellent time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
 • Team player with a sense of ownership and accountability
 • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skill
• Ability to establish good relationships with business partners and cross-functional teams
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail
• Bachelor’s degree in fashion

Salary DOE($60-75K ) 
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