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Women’s Associate Apparel Designer

Job title: Women’s Associate Apparel Designer
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Irvine, CA
Industry: Retail
Remote: No
Reference: 402558
Contact name: Catherine Aranda
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

One of our top leading, fashion forward clients is actively pursuing a talented Women’s Associate Apparel Designer to join their team.

Overview:

As the Women’s Associate Apparel Designer, you will assist with bringing the vision of the Brand to life through innovative, trend-right designs, responsible for researching inspiration, developing new apparel design concepts, sketching ideas, creating technical packages, and overseeing samples.

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 women’s designs as part of a cohesive seasonal collection aligned with the brand’s overall aesthetic and vision for tops, bottoms, and dresses

• 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

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree preferred

• 2+ years’ experience as an Apparel Designer

• Experience with knit’s and woven’ s is preferred

• Technical knowledge of fabrics, silhouettes, prints, colors, and trims

• Proficient with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

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