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Freelance Assistant Graphic, CAD

New York, NY 10018

Post Date: 06/28/2018 Job ID: 97669 Job Category: CAD/Textile, Graphic Design

Job Title: Freelance Assistant Graphics, CAD 

Location: New York, NY

Start: ASAP

End: September 28th, 2018

 

Position overview :

Assist in designing graphics related needs for the brand. Work closely with the team from concept to design, layout, material and costing of all ideas.  Assist Print team in all aspects of the design and development process for the brands. 

 

Responsibilities:

 

Graphics

·         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

 

CAD/Print

  • 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 the 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. Provide print information and service to other divisions of the brand when requested
  • Assist with ad hoc project and work the team as requests arise

 

Experience:

·         Bachelors degree in fashion, textiles or graphics highly preferred

·         Strong organization skills

·         Proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop, Word and Excel

·         Strong creative skills and ability to work with heritage themes in exciting new ways; ability to paint and draw

·         Must be able to work in a faced-paced environment with deadlines

·         Must have a keen sense of fashion and ability to make technical comments

·         Ability to establish relationships with cross functional partners

·         Awareness of the brand's heritage and aesthetic a plus

 


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