FREELANCE ASSOCIATE DESIGNER

JOB FUNCTION: Fashion
JOB TYPE: Temp
LOCATION: New York, NY

COMPENSATION: $25/hr - $35/hr
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
POSTED: Nov 23, 2021

Our client is a well known contemporary brand specializes in men’s and women’s clothing. They are currently seeking to hire a Freelance Associate Designer to join their team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$25-$35/hr

Position Overview:

The Freelance Associate Designer – Sports Bras/Activewear will be responsible for partnering with the design team for initial concept through production on new additions to their activewear line.

Responsibilities of the Freelance Associate Designer:

  • Work closely with category leader to design category-specific product based on design direction given
  • Learn and understand raw materials and trims related to a specific classification
  • Perform daily follow-up using email and PLM
  • Work with CAD team on prints and patterns
  • Interact with cross functional team members to develop working partnership
  • Prepare packets/boards for milestone meetings
  • Observe presentation techniques and be prepared to make preliminary presentations
  • Sketch and cad seasonal assortment, create tech packs, and follow up on styles through the entire development process
  • Attend and participate in daily fit sessions across all size ranges
  • Comment on wash submits and finishes with supervisor approval
  • Research market trends and have the ability to evaluate trends
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Able to work in a hybrid environment, meaning that some work may be performed remotely but certain essential functions must be performed in-person/in-office based on the needs of the business
  • In person/in-office collaboration is required, the frequency of such in-person/in-office collaboration (e.g., portion of week, entire week) is dictated by business needs
  • Such collaboration includes work centralized around product development, milestone meetings, approvals, etc.

Qualifications for the Freelance Associate Designer:

  • At least 2-4 years of related experience; Sports bra experience is a must
  • PLM experience required
  • Ability to act as liaison between many departments: excellent communication and analytic skills
  • Must be detail oriented, computer literate and able to handle multiple tasks at once
  • Must be extremely proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), and PLM (or equivalent program)
  • Comfortable working in an hybrid environment – working in 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 or equivalent

Benefits:

  • Atrium Care package available, upon eligibility

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 accommodation.

POSITION ID: 103578

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