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Freelance Dress Designer

New York, NY 10022

Posted: 03/19/2019 Job Category: Design Job Number: 108187

Job Title:  Freelance Dress Designer

Location: New York, NY

Duration: ASAP – 5/31

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the dress line: concept, color, product development, design, and market presentations.
  • Own design process from sketch, fabric selections, and fitting approvals.
  • Create 3-D visual rig presentations of seasonal concepts & color. Maintain awareness and develop comprehensive trend presentations.
  • Partner with ready to wear design team to ensure continuity with the line and image.
  • Responsible for illustrations, illustrator flats, and developing technical specs.
  • Ability to partner strategically with cross functional team (merchandising, technical design, manufacturing and sourcing) to develop line.
  • Maintain design calendar and deadlines

Skills & Knowledge:

  • BA or BS in Fashion Design; preferably received from a design oriented university.
  • Minimum of 5 years design experience in women’s dresses.
  • Highly creative, strong eye for color, fabric, trim, trend, and understanding of customer.
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to think strategically & read/react to business needs.
  • Sketching is required, fashion illustration skills are helpful.
  • Experience working with drapers and patternmakers, approving muslins and attending fittings.
  • Organized, highly motivated, enjoy working with a team.

 

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