Freelance Designer, Men’s Shirts + Knits

Club Monaco
New York, NY, USA
Posted 2 days ago
TemporaryFashion Accessories Manufacturing
Club Monaco

offers chic and stylish men's and women's clothing. Discover fashionable dresses, shirts, pants and more when you shop

Club Monaco

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Overview

Designer is responsible for designing and assisting design director in seasonal collection, along with continual add ins including research, product design, technical spec packages and presentation.

Key Responsibilities

Research

  • Contribute to inspiration boards, prints/pattern boards and details boards
  • Support research in product trends and marketplace competitors
  • Research fabrics, trims and other raw materials

Design

  • Support Director in design and development of categories (Shirts + Knits), through innovative research and sketches - while maintaining integrity and aesthetics of the Club Monaco Brand
  • Maintain digital boards with up-to-date sketches, tear sheets, fabric headers and trims according to seasonal concept and merchant matrix.
  • Create and maintain seasonal line sheet and design archives.
  • Manage technical sketches, detail specs and trim charts (BOM) for Product Development team, including flat sketches (hand croquis and computerized illustrator), points of measurements and construction details

Development/Follow-Up

  • Work with product development team through development process to ensure highest level of quality and integrity within price points
  • Follow through on fabric sourcing and trim development
  • Attend fittings (comparison fitting, proto and production fitting) and review samples (proto and production) to uphold design intent and specification
  • Support Director in managing lab dips, handlooms and strike offs

Skills And Requirements

  • 4-5 years experience in design
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office: Outlook, Word and Excel, Adobe: Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Positive attitude with goal driven work ethic
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Self-Starter, taking initiative when team is in need
  • Strong fabric background, in-depth knowledge fabric construction, finishes and techniques.
  • Strong design point of view, in-depth market knowledge and garment designs and details research
  • Strong illustration and flat sketching skills; both hand sketch and illustrator
  • Excellent interpersonal skills supporting a fast-paced team environment
  • Excellent English communication - verbal and written. Comfortable in public speaking and professional presentation.
  • Excellent time management/project skills. Strong planning skills to multitask and prioritize projects to meet deadlines
  • Ability to recognize and react to changing work demands

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