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Assistant Designer - Cold Weather

new york, New York 10018

Post Date: 02/12/2018 Job ID: 91973 Job Category: Design


Title: Assistant Designer- Cold Weather

Location: NYC

Company: Well-known Accessories Company 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the Design Director and Designer to establish concepts, color and product direction for each season.
  • Assist in set up and presentation of concepts/artwork/samples to committee for approval.
  • Assist Designer in preparing tech packs, sketches and updating tech packs as necessary
  • Collaborate with Product Development Manager on pricing & development and communicate with overseas mills
  • Inquire and develop with resources new fabrications, trims, and/or novelties as it relates to your lines. Secure all pertinent information i.e. price, minimum, delivery.     
  • Assist in setup and presentation to committee or sales team, as well as to correctly present ideas to team.
  • Assist in design and merchandise lines with the approval of Management.
  • Work with Designer and Design Director to select designs to support merchandising plan within each concept for each product line.  
  • Enter details into PLM
  • Work with Artists / Studios to develop Layouts and/or design original ideas.
  • Work with Designer to pitch all colorways for designs and work with Design Director on colorways.
  • Assist Designer in presenting completed samples (including original art, layout, and colorways) to Managing Director and Design Director for final approval.
  • Prepare designs (color, detailed specs, and fabric instructions) to send to factory.
  • Communicate continually with mills on direction and/or inquiries for your line.
  • Review samples, discuss with the Designer and make any correctors prior to having them presented to the committee.
  • Communicate all changes directly to factory.
  • Work with Creative Services to photograph all lines for design/.com
  • Assist in presenting line to Sales division prior to markets.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s or Master Degree in Textile or Fashion Design with knowledge of knitwear design, loom work, etc. 
  • Strong communication and team skills with the ability to collaborate with all levels of the organization
  • Exceptional organization abilities with attention to detail and follow through
  • Proficiency on Adobe Suite, working knowledge of Kaleido preferred.

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