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Freelance Designer in New York, NY at Atrium Staffing

Date Posted: 12/14/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    New York, NY
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Our client is looking for a talented Freelance Designer with a background in cut and sew knits or wovens to join their company.

Salary/Hourly Rate:
 $25-35 per hour BOE

Position Overview: 
The Freelance Designer is responsible for supporting the Creative Director during the full design process from implementation of ideas to finished product with approximately 50-60 styles per season. They must be able to provide market research insight and trend research.

Responsibilities of the Freelance Designer: 

  • Own the full product design process including market research, yarn selection & stitching, designing based on initial concept, hand sketching, flat sketching, specing, creating tech packs, color & trim selection 
  • Ensure that product is designed to meet target customer’s fit criteria
  • Work closely with the design team and cross-functional partners to ensure a cohesive product line is realized and desired outcome is achieved
  • Maintain the progression of design in the Design Director’s absence
  • Adhere to the framework of the seasonal line needs, to reflect a balance between fashion/trend as well as core and emerging businesses for presentation to and selection by the merchant team
  • Possess strong knowledge of garment construction and lead fit sessions alongside tech partner to help solve all problems that may occur during proto sample and SRS stage
  • Responsible for final approval of sample fit to ensure production-ready market samples

Qualifications for the Freelance Designer: 

  • 3-7 years of apparel design experience required
  • Strong technical experience
  • Proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Familiar with PLM is a HUGE plus
  • Stellar art work including prints 
Education Requirements: 

  • BA in Fashion Design

Benefits: Eligible for Atrium Care Package

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