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Linder Is Hiring A FREELANCE KNITWEAR DESIGNER In New York, NY

Luxury brand, Linder is seeking a Knitwear Designer with at least 5+ years’ experience in knitwear design.
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Linder is a luxury Menswear and Womenswear brand that houses its own in house RTW label based in NYC.

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead and be responsible for the design and development process from initial technical sketch to tech-pack creation until SMS; working with head designers and development to ensure tech packs and sample approvals are in line with the design brief and reflective of the brand’s aesthetic
  • Sourcing Yarns/trims and developing new stitch techniques and finishes coherently integrated with the rest of the collection.
  • Attend and advise in prototype fitting sessions and to adjust the design based on the feedback received
  • Travel and/or communicate with factories to launch new developments and ensure all comments are understood and issues resolved to meet delivery deadlines;
  • Attend PPS meetings to sign off styles for production.
  • Build and maintain a good relationship with the factories.

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Skills and Experience needed:

  • Strong knitwear technical knowledge across women’s and menswear.
  • 5+ years’ experience in knitwear design.
  • Strong research, concept and creative skills.
  • Adaptable and flexible to be able to meet the changing demands of the business.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Excellent Time management skills
  • Proficient Photoshop + Illustrator Skills
  • Experience of working for a luxury brand in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working with factories internationally and domestically
  • Full understanding of both contemporary and luxury market.
  • Organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a team.

To Apply: Please send your resume to laura@linder.nyc, subject line Freelance Knitwear Designer.