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Freelance Technical Designer

Job title: Freelance Technical Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: New York
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $40-50/hr DOE
Reference: 439518
Contact name: Sarah Stanley
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Freelance Technical Designer

Client Overview: Our client is an American lifestyle, clothing, and accessories retailer.

Technical Designer Overview: This temporary role will support the Wovens team on all aspects of the product lifecycle from concept to final development with direction from the category’s leader.

• Represent the Company interest of universal and consistent fit and proper construction
• Network with design and production to communicate company point of view to vendors
• Lead fit sessions
• Communicate development and fit information, from initial concept through TOP samples, through written reports, phone conversations, and sketches and/or pattern corrections, in a timely manner 
• Maintain fit standards, written reports, records and samples 
• Create and maintain tracking reports of sample status
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Able to work in a hybrid environment, which may/will require working in person/in-office for a portion or all of a week based on the needs of the business • In person/in-office collaboration may be required for work centralized around product development, milestone meetings, fittings, and approvals.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion or Art (or equivalent experience and education)
• 5+ years of related experience in Apparel; Wovens experience & pattern skills required
• Management experience preferred
• Keen eye for color, trend, detail and construction
• Able to multi task and prioritize based on business objectives
• Ability to act as liaison between many departments; excellent communication and analytic skills.
• Must be detail oriented, computer literate and able to handle multiple tasks at once.
• Comfortable working in an hybrid environment - working in office as well as remote work from home Apply for this job

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