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ASSOCIATE ACCESSORIES DESIGNER

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Reports To: Senior Designer/Designer

Direct Reports: None

Overview:

The Associate Accessories Designer will work closely with Designers to support and develop seasonal lines and select and seek approval for all raw materials and colors.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist Designers in product development of seasonal brand right lines at all stages, including (but not limited to) market research, trend presentations, and sourcing all raw materials
  • Meet all deadlines in adherence to the seasonal design calendar
  • Research, select and seek approval for fabrics, trims, silhouettes, color palettes, and patterns
  • Contribute to the creation and design of lines according to predetermined style plans, sales needs and emerging trends
  • Set up and maintain seasonal catalog(s)
  • Ensure that product development logs, line sheets, inspiration boards and design archives library are accurate and updated regularly
  • Communicate regularly with Sourcing to update and share information on line development
  • Create technical packs which include detailed sketches, fabric and garment construction, and pattern and graphic placement, to be used in building the seasonal collection
  • Partners with Showroom Coordinator to set and maintain showroom appearance
  • Create CAD sketches of styles in development
  • Ensure all production package requests are processed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Special projects as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities/Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design with a strong knowledge of garment construction
  • 2+ years of experience in the fashion industry as an Assistant or Associate Accessories Designer
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and presentation skills with attention to detail
  • Brand appropriate aesthetic
  • Ability to sketch brand right designs

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sp-haddadbrandsASSOCIATE ACCESSORIES DESIGNER
Organization: Haddad Apparel
Location: New York, New York