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Freelance Assistant CAD Designer

New York, New York 10018

Post Date: 03/07/2018 Job ID: 93107 Job Category: CAD/Textile


Lifestyle Fashion Company


Freelance Assistant Level CAD Designer


  • Start ASAP
  • FT hours onsite, ongoing w/no set end date


  • Assist in creating artwork and signage for seasonal inspiration rigs
  • Create embroideries, prints and patches for apparel, and t-shirt designs based on themes in inspiration rigs
  • Assist in deisgning branded trip pieces, create 3D renderings of these objects for production
  • Partner with design to create conceptual brand packaging, hangtags, labels, etc.
  • Work with Designers on sizing, colorways and placement of logos and prints
  • Produce logo sheets of finished designs for design team
  • Assist in archiving work on graphics servers using the established system
  • Assist with re-coloring and re-designing prints for initial design meetings
  • Assist in designing original textile designs for print based on fabric documents and swatches
  • Assist in designing prints by hand (drawing and painting) if needed
  • Communicate with Asia and NY production teams as needed and create art packs with print design details to send to mills
  • Monitor correspondences with production teams, mills, Merchandising, and overseas team members in order to gain an understanding of the print product development process
  • Maintain strike off, cads, protos, inspiration, and keep fabric qualities organized
  • Assist on reseach appointments, competitor research and mill appoinments; provide service to design teams when requested to search print archive, quality library, or print-related information
  • Work Closely with the Design and Print teams to assist in print technique and fabric research and development.
  • Gain knowledge of print design and fabric printing processes
  • Help to create presentation boards for all design meetings – this includes photo/header research when needed
  • Organize and maintain references of current print swatches with pricing.
  • Assist with ad hoc project and work the team as requests arise


  • Experience developing CADS for full collection apparel clientele
  • Nedgraphics software experience is a plus
  • Advanced Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to thrive in  fast paced markets


New York, NY

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