Knitwear Designer

Mac Duggal
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted 1 day ago
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JOB SUMMARY

The Knitwear Designer will initiate concepts each season that are fashion driven and reflective of the creative vision at Mac Duggal. We are looking for a true knitwear creative with a commercial eye. The candidate must be organized & detail oriented, proactive and adaptable to shifting priorities. The Designer will be a part of a dynamic, creative environment where they will collaborate with talented designers and cross-functional partners in the business.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for interpreting Creative direction into innovative and high-quality designs
  • Lead seasonal concept research including research on vintage sourcing, garment construction, new stitch/finishing techniques, fabric treatments, and trims ideas
  • Lead sourcing of material, swatch development
  • Responsible for prototype development and fit comments
  • Responsible for submitting production specs
  • Proposing new designs for research, sketching and material sourcing
  • Researching new trims and techniques
  • Seasonal material research and sourcing with suppliers and external mills
  • Advice and exchange with suppliers on finishings and making of the products

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 3-5 years of Experience in design for knitwear. Experience in the luxury and/or contemporary market is a plus.  
  • Highly creative with extensive knowledge of yarns, stitches, and knitting machines.
  • Advanced knowledge in Illustrator, Photoshop, and/or other design software
  • Proficient in demonstrated design in hand drawing, CAD, drape
  • Strong time management and organizational skills to establish priorities and meet specific deadlines
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Availability/Flexibility over potential time differences with Paris Georgia HQ
  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of urgency  

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