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Apparel Designer - Knits/Sweaters

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DESIGNER, KNITS & SWEATERS START DATE: ASAP CONTRACT: 3 MONTHS LOCATION: NEW YORK, NY A FORTUNE 500 FASHION COMPANY IS LOOKING FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL DESIGNER FOR THEIR KNITS AND SWEATERS TEAM ** RESPONSIBLITIES: • Responsible for the design, development, selection and approval of materials, trims, silhouettes, colors and patterns for area of responsibility • Responsible for specific classification or area – in terms of design and trend research • Work with design manager on the development and execution of product designs that achieve the overall product strategy and merchandise objectives • Assist in interpreting seasonal fashion direction, assortment opportunities and merchandise trends • Produce cohesive product presentations, including boards, tear sheets and samples to help sell concepts to merchants • Prepare line and presentation materials for line previews and buy meetings, including color boards, concept boards, print and story boards • Ensure designs meet merchant line plans, assortment strategies and overall creative direction • Partner with product manager in set-up and presenting to divisions at line previews and buy meetings • Shop the retail market to seek new merchandise/trend ideas • Shop the trend market seeking design inspiration (materials, fashion, color, trade shows) as needed • Interpret specific color palettes, patterns and prints for the season • Select and approve style, materials, trims and colors that fit into the program and style plans • Responsible for creating and distributing fabric development packages • Responsible for tracking and approving lab dips, fabric samples, strike-offs, and other development materials • Compile design and development packages and distribute to technical design and over for sampling • Review development samples MERCHANDISING AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT: • Adhere to the seasonal time and action calendar • Modify the product line is based on MMG and customer input, and assist in identifying the key programs that comprise each classification • Communicate regularly with product management to gather input and share line development direction PRODUCTION: • Attend fit sessions • Select and approve materials, patterns and colors • Use CAD programs for style, color and pattern development REQUIREMENTS: • Bachelors Degree in Fashion Design or Fine Arts • 2 – 5 years of industry experience (specifically in Knits or Sweaters) • Proficient in MS Office and Excel, Photoshop and Illustrator • Strong color sense and print sense • Ability to view and differentiate the color spectrum • Demonstrated creative ability • Excellent presentation and organizational skills • Possess the ability to prioritize and manager workload with multiple deadlines

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