1359 Broadway 17th Floor New York, NY 10018
Job Title: Freelance Senior Designer
Location: New York, NY
Duration: Temp - potential for perm
The Sr. Designer executes the seasonal design development process, from concept to delivery, by creating and executing original, trend-appropriate design concepts that meet market needs and drive sales and ensuring the timely execution of each stage in the process.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategy & Innovation
•Research and identify trend directions; create concept/mood boards, analyze collections, shop stores; perform competitive analysis; pull and review fabrics, design concepts, presentation boards for meetings, mock-ups, color-ups, inspirational photos
•Identify and design key items with a strong brand identity
•Execute development of initial seasonal design category in context of larger assortment and cost structure
•Develop concepts for special design projects to expand categories into new areas or customers.
•Categories, Woven tops, Bottoms, Dresses and Athleisure.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
•Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented
•Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented, meticulous and creative
•Creativity, technical capability and sensibility for merchandising; ability to sketch
•Extensive knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, silhouettes, color ways, sewing techniques, fabrication and trim; familiarity with print design and manufacturing
•Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design
•7 + years’ experience in apparel design
•Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe products