Sweater Designer - Freelance

Job title: Sweater Designer - Freelance
Contract type: Freelance
Location: New York City, NY
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 402206
Contact name: Alana Yavers
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Sweater Designer- Freelance 

Client Overview: 

Our client is a fashion house presenting the latest must-have collections for every trendsetter. 

Sweater Designer Overview:

As the Sweater Designer, you will be responsible for researching inspiration, developing sweater and cut and sew design concepts, sketching ideas, creating technical packages, and overseeing samples.


Sweater Designer Responsibilities:

• Oversee research and inspiration to create a cohesive concept each season, review emerging trends and shapes, and research local markets

• Develop flats and sketches for all designs as part of a cohesive seasonal collection aligned with the brand’s overall aesthetic and vision

• Prepare all necessary components for design presentations, such as sketch boards, proto reviews, and production meeting preparation

• Collaborate with other Apparel Designers and various cross-functional teams and maintain strong business relationships with external partners

• Lead sample review sessions, provide recommendations, note feedback, and update sketches as necessary

Sweater Designer Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree preferred  

• 4-7 years’ experience as an Apparel Designer specifically Sweaters

• Technical knowledge of fabrics, silhouettes, prints, colors, and trims, stitch and gauges
• Proficient with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

MUST be local to NY to be able to go into an office from time to time

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