Asst Designer

TekwissenGroup
New York, NY, USA
Posted 19 days ago
Contractor

Overview:

Tekwissen the group, is a workforce management provider throughout the USA and many other countries in the world. The below job opportunity is to one of Our clients who is an American fashion retailer.

Job Description:

Individual contributor responsible for assisting with the creation of commercially viable product designs across collections. Coordinate and deliver brand-right designs that tie back to the overall concept and business strategy; encompassing style, color/print, fit and fabric for new/existing product lines. Applies a solid working knowledge of fashion trends and consumer needs to product designs. Demonstrates a passion for the brand, inspires individuals and relies on limited experience to plan and accomplish goals. Takes direction under immediate supervision, exercising a minimal degree of scope/decision making.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the design team in the creation of brand-right, commercial designs that reflect the conceptual direction/business strategy
  • Deliver design sketches/prototypes and provide clear specifications for construction
  • Build and maintain the sample room
  • Create flat sketches and CAD images
  • Prepare design team for routine and milestone meetings, including the coordination of line presentation boards/tableaus and selection of product samples
  • Communicate ongoing development details to internal partners (i.e. Production, Tech, Merchants) and vendors, ensuring all communication is flowing to the correct people
  • Partner with technical design on fit and execution of prototypes, assisting with scheduled fittings and necessary follow-up
  • Track and organize development samples, ensuring they are delivered within required timelines and seamlessly passed off to key parties
  • Attend routine team meetings and key partner alignment sessions
  • Adapt designs based on feedback, incorporating for finalization
  • Apply processes to understand/anticipate the needs of the customer in order to exceed customer expectations and readily react to their needs
  • Utilize resources in sourcing new ideas, both internally and externally, and stay up to date on competitor research/trend analysis
  • Communicate point of view clearly through mood boards and concept tears
  • Achieve set goals with acute attention-to-detail, tracking progress & anticipating potential issues
  • Pursue/embrace opportunities to personally grow and develop skills/competencies
  • Develop and understand the eye/brand identity and specific category
  • Build and maintain effective relations with key partners
  • Seek to improve process in order to deliver efficiently with speed/agility

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with Flex PLM
  • Exceptional talent with a commercial fashion eye and detail in product styling/performance
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to recall information
  • Customer service philosophy
  • Collaborative partner with a team-oriented approach
  • Highly motivated, passionate and results oriented
  • Solid communication and presentation skills
  • Solid understanding and ability to communicate construction instructions
  • Champion for change and able to react with speed and agility
  • Flexible and creative problem solver
  • Personal professionalism and accountability
  • Moderate travel
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design or equivalent experience
  • Entry-level with some design experience in a comparable retail environment

TekWissen® Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action Employer (m/f/d/v) supporting workforce diversity.

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • designer: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Women's fashion: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Flex PLM: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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