Aquent's Fortune 500 client in LA is looking for a Sr. Apparel Designer for a 3 month assignment (40/hrs 5 days, remote from LA with potential to extend beyond). This position requires Juniors design experience and background.
Responsible for developing new design ideas, research design concepts from magazines, vintage and from stores, sketch ideas, spec and create initial technical packages. Assist with producing mood boards for design presentation. Create line boards for line presentation. Assist in sourcing fabric for each season. Interact with print vendors and help in choosing prints for each season. Provide reliable and responsible support to senior designer. Assist in fittings of garments and corrections. Participate in setting up a showroom for market opening. Maintain the day-to-day filing and organization tasks. The ideal candidate will have expertise in woven design embellishment, layout development, and garment construction methods. The successful candidate must have the following: a bachelor's degree in fashion design/art, be computer literate, keen eye for trend, a strong ability to translate ideas through sketching, excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrate a good understanding of price points and the financial aspect of designing.
We are interested in understanding the talent and the services offered from someone based in LA. Our initial thought is to look for someone to give us a package of flat sketches based on the latest greatest in LA. We would request on a monthly cadence. We can provide a number of sketches if necessary.