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Part Time Associate Designer - Cut and Sew Knits

Sag Harbor, NY 11963

Posted: 01/19/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Product Design & Merchandising Job Number: TF9198995118

Job Description

We are searching for a Part Time Associate Cut and Sew Knits Designer to work with our client Goldie Tees on the creation of their sustainably made, everyday luxury collection. The Designer will work with the founder to provide design and trend directions for all categories. The ideal candidate has high energy, strong contemporary aesthetic, is passionate about sustainability, and understands the creation of products from idea to production.  This is an incredible opportunity to join a growing brand.

Overview:
  • Participate and present at trend meetings each season
  • Assist in presenting the product at client and buyer pre-line meetings
  • Consistently shop the market (our competition and aspirational brands) for inspiration and product opportunities
  • Design the line according to classification/style plans, sales needs and emerging trends
  • Manage and adhere to time and action calendar
  • Lead tech-packing schedule and execution to ensure deadlines are met
  • Participate in seasonal color direction and color palette building
  • Assist in fabric, yarn, and trim development and sourcing 
  • Ensure line stays on brand and has consistent styling details
  • Ensure product is being designed within cost parameters
  • Manage communication with sample vendors to ensure correct and timely samples
  • Attend all comparison fittings, proto fittings and production fittings to ensure we have the best fit and details
  • Build strong relationships with cross-functional teams.
  • Lead tech-packing schedule and execution to ensure deadlines are met
  • wash comments as needed
  • Work closely with founder (creative director) in all aspects of product development
Position Requirements:
  • 3-6yrs experience working for a similar company
  • Estimate Hours: 20+ hours per week
  • Experienced in Woman’s cut and sew knits 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design or equivalent
  • Knowledge in manufacturing (including construction and fit) and component sourcing/manufacturing (materials development, duties, etc).
  • Proven track record in developing strong vendor partnerships while achieving financial objectives
  • Ability to problem-solve when dealing with specifications, construction or material issues with vendors.
  • Strong Photoshop & Illustrator skills & CAD skills
  • Strong sketching and design capability
  • Team player with entrepreneurial spirit.
Hourly Rate: 
$40 - $65 / hour

Meet Your Recruiter

Alonya Van Rooyen

From South Africa originally, Alonya has over 15 years of experience in fashion, accessories, footwear, & textiles. She has worked in various design and product development roles globally, including South Africa, Europe, and the US, giving her an international perspective on the industries.

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