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Organization
Job Title
ASSOCIATE DESIGNER - Girls/ Boys Infant-Toddler
Location
Hoboken, New Jersey
Zip/Postal Code
07030
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Apparel
Job Function
Design - Fashion / Product
Approximate Salary
60000.00
Experience level
Entry Level
Mid to Senior Level
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

ASSOCIATE DESIGNER - Girls/ Boys Infant-Toddler

JUSH INTERNATIONAL INC designs and manufactures private label brands for a portfolio of Fortune 500 Retail Clients.

SALARY DOE. START DATE: JUNE 22nd or IMMEDIATE

Specific Responsibilities:

The Designer will work directly with the Directory of Business Development to execute the seasonal design development process, from concept to delivery, by assisting in 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

Strategy & Innovation:

  • Research and identify trend directions; perform competitive analysis; pull and review fabrics, design concepts, presentation boards for meetings, mock-ups, color-ups, inspirational photos
  • Execute development of initial seasonal design category in context of larger assortment and cost structure

Operations & Results:

  • Design according to style plans, sales needs and emerging trends; ensure timely execution of product development calendar
  • Create Illustrator sketches; specification sheets, Excel tech packs and line sheets; ensure accuracy of product development logs, line sheets, boards and design archives library
  • Select and review raw materials and trims; ensure maintenance of fabric/trim library
  • Approve lab dips and ensure consistency with color standards, 
  • review prints and graphics where appropriate and advise revisions; manage fit process

Customers & Relationships:

  • Coordinate follow-up with internal and external customers and partners, including overseas offices. technical design, production and vendors; manager interoffice communication
  • Build collaborative relationships with vendors and internal customers

Leadership & Teams:

  • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary

Skills and Requirements:

  • 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 at a fast pace
  • Extensive knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, silhouettes, color ways, sewing techniques, fabrication and trim; familiarity with print design and manufacturing
  • Associate/ Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design
  • 3-5 years experience in apparel design
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, In-Design, and Mac computers

Please send resume and portfolio for consideration. 

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