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Freelance Denim Designer

New York, NY 10013

Post Date: 01/22/2018 Job ID: 90652 Job Category: Design

Title of Job: Freelance Denim Designer
Company Description: Fashion company
Location: NYC
Responsibilities: 

  • Work directly with Senior Director of Design on seasonal concepts 
  • Move the brand forward; refine aesthetic to reach target consumer
  • Research and prepare boards for denim trend direction relevant to the Lauren brand
  • Fabricate, color and sketch the entire denim assortment for seasonal presentations, both hand and digital flat sketches
  • Understand and manage critical calendar dates and become acutely aware of all deadlines
  • Understand all technical aspects of denim and denim related processes (raw materials, wash, treatments, fit, topstitch, etc.)
  • Prepare handoff sheets of design direction to pass to technical design for seasonal development
  • Become extremely knowledgeable on the aesthetic and heritage of denim under all brands; understanding specifically denim design processes and techniques used.
  • Attend fittings and work with production on a daily basis
  • Assist with ad hoc projects and work with the team as requests

Requirements:

  • BA or BS degree in design related field
  • 3-8 years of related design experience, specifically in denim design
  • Acute knowledge of denim (current trends, fit, washes, competitors, etc.)
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Able to make sure all appropriate deadlines are met and be able to communicate effectively with all parties involved in the process
  • Thrives in a fast paced work environment and works well with a team
  • Ability to hand and computer sketch flats

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