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Freelance Associate Designer - Women's RTW

Job title: Freelance Associate Designer - Women's RTW
Contract type: Freelance
Location: New York
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $25/hr - $40/hr
Reference: 464544
Contact name: Sarah Stanley

Job description

Freelance Associate Designer - Women's RTW 

Client Overview: Client is a designer and manufacturer of women’s apparel.

Position Overview: We are looking for a motivated and talented designer to join our team. Candidate should be well versed in both woven and knit fabrications and have worked in contemporary fashion.

Associate Designer Responsibilities:
  • Identify new trends, innovations, opportunities, and lead the creation of seasonal design concepts to final product
  • Must have experience in the build out of a balanced and merchandised line
  • Provide reliable and responsible support to the Design Director
  • Assist in sourcing new fabrics for each season
  • Draw accurate flat sketches and detailed sketches for season presentation and technical packages
  • Attend fit sessions
  • Day to day upkeep of filing and organization
  • Tracking and following up on sample development charts to ensure that they are produced correctly and on time
  • Assist in preparing showrooms for presentation to buyers
  • Shop local markets for inspiration

Associate Designer Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design
  • 0-3 years of design experience in women’s contemporary fashion
  • Must have advanced skills in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Must be a team player as well as able to work independently
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Positive and professional attitude 
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