Freelance Assistant Designer

JOB FUNCTION: Fashion
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: New York, NY
COMPENSATION: $25/hr - $28/hr
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Jun 9, 2022

Our client is a contemporary brand looking for a Freelance Assistant Designer to join their team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$25/hr – $28/hr

Position Overview:

The Freelance Assistant Designer will work within a specific classification and implement the category leader’s direction in all aspects of the design process, from the initial concept stage to presentation, to the development and execution of the final product.

Responsibilities of the Freelance Assistant Designer:

  • Provide administrative support from concept to design to final development
  • Master knowledge of all styles, raw materials, and fabrics related to the category
  • Assist with the management of cross-functional communication between merchants, production, technical design, and external vendors
  • Help to organize and keep track of samples
  • Assist in sketching designs in Illustrator (flats)
  • Prepare PLM packages and update them as needed
  • Assist with the preparation of presentation boards for seasonal/milestone meetings
  • Conduct design research as directed by the department head
  • Attend fit sessions as needed
  • Review lab dips, and samples and submit with category leader and enter/send comments to vendors
  • Prepare line sheets and update as necessary

Qualifications of the Freelance Assistant Designer:

  • PLM experience is required
  • Ability to act as a liaison between many departments with excellent communication and analytic skills
  • Must be detail-oriented, computer literate, and able to handle multiple tasks at once
  • Must be knowledgeable of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), Excel, and PLM (or an equivalent program)
  • Comfortable working in a hybrid environment specifically, working in the office several days a week (based on the needs of the business or big milestone week) with occasional remote work from home

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion or Art or equivalent experience and education

Benefits:

  • Furnished upon request
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information 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.
Position ID: 110672