Fashion Designer

Updated on: 12 May 2020
Flexible 12 months, 10 hrs/wk University of Texas (Austin) Tex A&M Corpus Christi Texas A&M International University
  • Research seasonal trends in activity, silhouette, color, fabric and trim
  • Work with the Design Director and Product Merchandise Manager to select and identify fabrics and trims for development, collaborate with Materials and Product Development to source
  • Establish strong working relationship with merchandising & product development team to achieve margin goals, cost targets through use of appropriate style details, fabrications and construction
  • Provide input to Textile Print & Graphic Designer in the development of all over and placement prints
  • Create layouts, pitches and colorways for all yarn-dye patterns if needed
  • Prepare all inspiration and trend boards, thumbnail concept sketches, technical line drawings and updates to CADs/line drawings throughout development season
  • Prepare and complete with accuracy all initial techpacks: technical line drawings, detail drawings, bill of materials, trim and label packages, seam construction and preliminary fit dimensions
  • Participate in fittings and partner with the Technical Design team to achieve consistent brand fits that meet customer expectations and return rate objectives
  • Create, manipulate and recolor in-house textile designs/graphics/ prints and embroidery when needed
  • Prepare color ups for each style working within established color palette for selection and approval
  • Partner with product development team to manage style development from initial techpack through pre-production fit approval

Desired skills

Website Development
Marketing / Promotions
Graphic Design (inc. logo)
Adobe Design Suite
Visual Art

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