New Women's Contemporary Brand Is Hiring A Fashion Designer (Remote)

We are an exciting new Women’s Contemporary brand based in NYC, hiring a fashion designer who wants to be part of creating a new brand.
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We are an exciting new Women’s Contemporary brand based in NYC, hiring a fashion designer who wants to be part of creating a new brand. Similar brands would be Ganni, House of Sunny, Paloma Wool, and Simonett. If you are familiar with these brands, it's probably a good fit. The vibe of the brand is cool and fresh, and we encourage you to push your creativity. This job is remote and applicant can be located anywhere. She/he must be curious, energetic, diligent, and a hard-working person. The position is part time/freelance with the intention of moving to full time.

Please apply with both a resume and a portfolio to erica@babelfair.com. A portfolio is a requirement to be considered. All resumes submitted without a portfolio will not be considered.

Your responsibilities:

  • Create design direction and fabric/trim selections into designs for upcoming seasons
  • Create original flat sketches based on upcoming trends and mainstream designs
  • Work with sample rooms and vendors to monitor and track samples, ensuring information on tech pack is accurately translated into development samples
  • Research trends and bring in new ideas through competitive shopping, forecasting websites, and runway shows
  • Research and source on latest trend of fabric, trim, and embellishments and present to the team
  • Basic print design
  • Create cost sheets and product lists on Excel before the season launch
  • Organize all the design materials in the library.

Requirements:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Fashion Apparel Design
  • Must have 2+ years of Fashion Design experience with Women's contemporary brand
  • Must have strong design aesthetic, color sense, and conceptual skills
  • Ability to create flat sketches by hand and illustrations in CAD
  • Must be proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, Excel, and Word
  • Basic garment construction knowledge required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, color/print usage, graphics, embellishment layouts, and trim required
  • Flexibility to adapt in a well to fast paced, rapidly changing work environment
  • Must be a team player and open to take direction

We are looking for:

  • Someone who is excited about creating a new brand
  • Someone on the pulse of trends but also able to create new innovative designs
  • A good and fast communicator
  • A fast, efficient work style

Please submit both a resume and portfolio to apply.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • womens clothing design: 2 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote