Freelance Women's Designer

the agency worX
New York, NY, USA
Posted 17 days ago
ContractorRetail Apparel and Fashion,Design Services

American specialty retailer and direct marketer seeking a Freelance Women's Designer to join their team!

What You’ll Do:

  • Assists in identifying seasonal fashion direction, merchandise trends and client needs for the area of responsibility.
  • Assists in the execution of tech packs, both flat and technical sketches, pitch sheets and trim sheets.
  • Contributes to conceptualization and implementation of the line. Prepares presentation boards highlighting fabric, flats, and figure sketches. Assists in set up of all Concept presentations.
  • Participates in line assortment building and line presentations with the goal of creating a cohesive and exciting collection.
  • Assists in research and development for trims and print and pattern.
  • Attends all fittings and provides input/feedback as necessary. Keeps detailed notes from all fittings.
  • Facilitates and administers interoffice communication.
  • Adheres to calendar and attends all meetings as required.
  • Researches competitive markets.
  • People Management
  • Builds collaborative relationships with vendors and internal clients
  • Interfaces professionally and works effectively in group settings
  • Assists in executing designs to the Conceptual Assortment Plan slots while staying within the pre-determined development ratios.
  • Continues to develop and increase understanding of Talbot’s customer.
  • Key partners include: Product Management, Merchandising, Fabric and Color teams, Technical Design, and Vendors.

Who You Are:

  • Knowledge and experience at a level normally acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop required.
  • Experience working with WebPDM.

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