FREELANCE OUTERWEAR ASSISTANT DESIGNER

The Levy Group Inc. - New York, NY

TemporaryEstimated: $40,000 - $55,000 a year
EducationSkills

Seeking a freelance Outerwear Designer for the Assistant level at The Levy Group.

Duration of the position is negotiable, but may range from October-February. Compensation to be discussed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist head designer in arranging, sourcing and developing fabric and trim, as well as flat sketching new developments for the upcoming season.
  • Attend fittings and assist technical designer in fit & production issues. Post fitting, make revisions to sketches and design packages as needed.
  • Communicate with factories & vendors both locally & internationally via in person, telephone & email regarding sourcing, developing and arranging of new fabric & trim. Also communicate regarding sample design development for the upcoming season.
  • Work with sales on design development & production including preparing and requesting photo samples, color cards for buyers and assembling linesheets for both house and individual buyers.
  • Responsible for administration and follow up of product design process to include preparation of technical packages and presentation boards, understanding of PDM process, email correspondence, etc.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong knowledge of garment construction, technical and functional applications, fabrication and trim
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Highly motivated, organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent communications skills and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design (Associate Degree will be considered if candidate has enough relevant experience)
  • 1-2 years experience in apparel design. Experience in relevant categories preferred
  • Highly proficient in Adobe software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency in Web PDM preferred
  • Based in New York

Job Type: Temporary

Experience:

  • Fashion Design: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Associate (Required)

Location:

  • New York, NY 10018 (Required)

Language:

  • Korean (Preferred)
  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)