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Freelance RL Senior Designer, Sweaters, Men's

New York, NY 10022

Posted: 06/11/2019 Job Category: Design, Urgent Temp Job Number: 111328

Job Title: Freelance Senior Designer, Sweaters, Men’s

Location: New York, NY 

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: TBD

Openings: 1

Responsibilities:

·Design and develop Men’s sweaters through sketches, swatch and yarn development, new prototypes, vintage/market research and mock ups
·Develop the color, styling and trim of Men’s sweaters in line with the divison’s design aesthetics
-Execute pattern development using graphing software for presentations and development
·Partner with VP Design, Senior Director, Technical Designers, Merchandising and Production to ensure sales samples are correct and on schedule with confirmed timeline
·Prepare prototype specifications and enter into WebPLM for technical packages sent to factories for development and production
·Participate in all model fittings from first prototype to production sample approval
·Initiate design of trim development, logo development and fabric finishes for development
·Track and update any product changes related to all seasons and communication to design team
·Conduct extensive research in competitive markets, vintage items and relevant areas to provide inspiration and creative ideas to the design team
·Travel as necessary for design inspiration, shopping for development and factory visits both domestically and internationally

 

Skills & Knowledge:

·College education degree required in area related to fashion and design
·Minimum 5-8 years in related field of sweater and yarn apparel
·Proficient in yarn, color knowledge and knitting methods
·Knowledge of yarn markets and vendors in U.S.A., Europe and Asia
·Excellent organizational and multitasking skills to manage deadlines
·Strong presentation, communication and interpersonal skills as need to partner with various teams and present in meetings
·Computer knowledge of WebPLM, Pointe Carre, Adobe Creative Suite, Outlook, Excel and Word. Familiarity with Browzwear and Shima Seki Apex3

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