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Organization
T Tahari
Job Title
ASSOCIATE DESIGNER - Cut & Sew - T Tahari
Location
New York, New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Apparel
Job Function
Design - Fashion / Product
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level

ASSOCIATE DESIGNER - Cut & Sew - T Tahari

Skills & qualifications

 

- 3-5-year experience of women’s contemporary design experience

-Bachelor degree in Fashion Design

-Advanced skills in Illustrator and Photoshop

-Proficiency in hand sketches and Illustrator flats

-Ability to focus and manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast paced environment; work independently

-A hungry, meticulous go-getter who works with a sense of urgency and knows how to prioritize

-Excellent communicaiton and interpersonal skills

-Positive attitude

 

Job Description-Associate Designer

- Fabric & trim sourcing/development:

  • Collaborate with designers to create new hardware and trim concepts
  • Shop local market for fabric and trim inspiration
  • Schedule appointments with local vendors to source and develop new trim

- Design:

  • Contribute new design concepts and ideas seasonally
  • Ability to sketch into best-selling bodies, tears and original concepts based on designer’s direction
  • Manage cut tickets
  • Work closely with in-house sample room to ensure all samples are executed properly and in a timely manner
  • Shop local market for inspiration
  • Compose weekly market research reports

-  Tech Packs:

  • Provide detailed technical flats
  • Create tech packs with all necessary information: sketch, fabric & trim information, specs, embroidery/print artwork, etc.
  • Send all components for sample making to overseas and local factories

- Tracking/ Costing:

  • Communicate with overseas & local factories throughout design process and track samples
  • Provide all fabric & trim information for each sample and request FOB costs from factories in preparation for market 

 

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