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Job Title
FREELANCE DESIGNER - Wovens and Knits
Location
New York, New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Reference Number
1561
Position type
Freelance/Contract
Category
Apparel
Job Function
Design - Fashion / Product
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level
Mid to Senior Level (Management)

FREELANCE DESIGNER - Wovens and Knits

Specific Responsibilities :

Established apparel company is seeking an experienced, well-rounded Freelance Designer who has an excellent eye for trends and fabric, and experience with knits, wovens and embroidery designs.  In addition, the ideal candidate is a multitasker who thrives in a fast-moving environment.

Responsibilities

  • Shop and research retail market for trends in theme, fabric, wash, trim, and style.
  • Conceptualize and develop seasonal trends for all categories.
  • Responsible for flat sketching and creation of tech packs with knowledge of garment construction.
  • Create trend right and original embroideries, and allover prints.
  • Create seasonal trend reports to present to new and current customers.
Skills and Requirements:
  • 7 to 10 years of related experience.
  • Timely sense of trends and market direction.
  • Familiarity with the manufacturing process, textiles, trims, and print techniques.
  • Must have well-rounded knowledge of product and fabric.
  • Excellent technical knowledge in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop required for flat sketching and creating prints/patterns.
  • Good eye for layout design for creating trend reports and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Fabric knowledge in knits, denim and wovens.
  • Solid understanding of the product development process.
  • Good color sense and understanding of prints.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, note-taking, and follow-up skills.
  • Able to work independently on projects and take the lead, when necessary.
  • Strong ability to shift direction with little notice.
  • Highly detail-oriented with an entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Working knowledge of PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, Mac computer, and digital camera.
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