New York, NY, USA
Posted 7 days ago
OtherMid to Senior Level

Our client is a contemporary brand is focusing on men’s and women’s apparel and accessories and sells in both boutique stores as well as department stores. They are currently looking for a Freelance Associate Tech Designer to join their team. SALARY/HOURLY RATE: $26/hr – $28/hr POSITION OVERVIEW: The Freelance Associate Tech Designer will directly support the team with with all fittings and prepare tech packs. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE FREELANCE ASSOCIATE TECH DESIGNER: Assist Technical design team with prepping for fittings, measuring and steaming garments. Ensure all notes are captured during fittings for assigned styles and recapping to cross-functional teams to confirm all is clear. Effectively communicate with factories to ensure product accuracy. Understand the development and production cycles/timelines to ensure all technical deadlines are achieved. Aid the team in executing options, mockups, and advise on needed revisions to cross-functional teams after Design review. Raise issues to managers in a timely manner to ensure all potential risks are identified, resolved, and clearly communicated to necessary parties. Prepare packages to send/return samples to factories. Perform data entry including uploading photos and entering sample measurements into tech packs. Maintain fitting photo library. QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE FREELANCE ASSOCIATE TECH DESIGNER: Knowledge of patterning and pattern corrections. Strong understanding of garment structures. Proficiency in Excel, Outlook, and other Microsoft programs. Understands how to communicate with factories. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree is required. BENEFITS: Furnished upon request. As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.EOE/M/F/D/V/SO

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