Freelance Soft Accessories Designer

JOB FUNCTION: Fashion
JOB TYPE: Temp
LOCATION: New York, NY
COMPENSATION: $32/hr - $34/hr
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Jan 12, 2023

Our client is a contemporary Brand in NYC currently a talented and experienced Freelance Soft Accessories Designer to join their team. Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work with a dynamic and talented team in a fast-paced, fashion-forward environment. If you are passionate about design and have a strong understanding of the contemporary market, we encourage you to apply.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$32/hr – $34/hr Depending on experience

Position Overview:

The ideal candidate for the Freelance Soft Accessories Designer position will be responsible for designing and developing a variety of soft accessories, including cold weather, gloves, sun hats, and scarves.

Responsibilities of the Freelance Soft Accessories Designer:

  • Design and develop a wide range of soft accessories that align with the brand’s aesthetic and target market
  • Research and stay current on industry trends and materials
  • Create detailed sketches, technical drawings, and specifications for production
  • Collaborate with the Creative team to ensure designs are cohesive with the overall collection
  • Work with the Production team to ensure the timely delivery of samples and final products
  • Participate in fittings and make adjustments as needed
  • Communicate with vendors to ensure quality and consistency of materials and production

Qualifications for the Freelance Soft Accessories Designer:

  • 3+ years of experience in soft accessories design
  • Strong portfolio showcasing relevant experience
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Strong understanding of textiles, materials, and construction techniques
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design or a related field or equivalent is required

Benefits:

  • Available upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship 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.
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Position ID: 117615