Luxury womenswear brand HONOR is looking for a talented Associate Designer. Candidates should have at least 4 years design experience and meet the below requirements. Please send resume and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES: • Research new concepts, inspiration, trends. Assist in developing seasonal concepts and color story. • Provide detailed sketches (flats and/or illustrations), and work with head designer in fabrication, material and trim development. Work closely with the freelance designers on all levels. • Assist director of textile development with print development, fabrication and color direction as needed. • Create and maintain development detail sheets for wovens. Take all development fitting notes and produce highly detailed spec sheets for each fitting, including photos. • Communicate with Director of Production & Development re: design needs/actions based on fittings. • Meet with sample rooms to review fit notes, including construction and design details, fabrication, and trims. • Prioritize the development calendar for trim/hardware. • Facilitate handoff from development to production for wovens.
SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED: • Superior computer skills (Adobe Suite) • Solid understanding of garment construction, sewing skills a PLUS • Strong hand sketching skills • Excellent time management; proven ability to adhere to time and action calendars • Ability to stay focused on creating winning results • Effective communicator
Position is located in NYC.