Location: New Jersey

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Visualizing a designing idea/concept as per the current trend analysis, sketching rough and detailed drawings of design using computer-aided designs (CAD) or by hands, and mentioning the specifications like color combination, use of fabric, material type, process of details designing, and accessory requirements for further reference
  • Directing the assistants involved in preparing rough samples of the design, coordinating their work in alignment to meet deadline, etc.
  • Examining the look of sample garments on models, making sure that the designed product matches the age, gender, style, and socioeconomic status of target consumers and modifying and redesigning the garments if need arises
  • Keeping an up-to-date knowledge of current and upcoming fashion trends, noticing the general trend in fabric, color scheme, and shape of the garment, predicting the later advancement in upcoming trends, and developing fashion range accordingly
  • Collaborating their work with other fashion designers, prospective buyers, and merchandisers for predicting the trends in near future, assembling designer team for carrying out the designing process, discussing designing ideas with boutique owners, sales and marketing representatives, and working on it accordingly
  • Preparing budget on garment designing using fabric, accessories, and other materials as per financial agreement and pricing the garments accordingly
  • Collaborating with buying outlets, boutiques, agents, and sales representatives for marketing purpose; organizing a sales meeting for it or displaying sample garments at a fashion show
  • Visiting textile showrooms for buying fabrics, new clothing items, and accessories for completing the designs as needed
  • Understanding the various aspects of designing techniques like layering, producing patterns using toiles and embellishments, etc., and selecting appropriate production techniques accordingly
  • Attending fashion shows for obtaining more knowledge on the latest trends and techniques in fashion designing, reviewing fashion magazines for obtaining more intricate knowledge on the same, etc.
  • Overseeing the production of garments, negotiating price range with suppliers and customers, and managing the other business activities like marketing, finance, and human resource management

  

Qualifications:

  • Previously worked in the fashion industry, with a bachelor's / associate degree in fashion designing, clothing technology, or fashion marketing
  • A strong background in textiles, strong inclination towards fashion trends, and a keen eye for observing and predicting the future trends
  • Sense of creativity, innovation, and flair for designing fashionable items
  • Keen observation for determining color schemes, patterns, and designs
  • Knowledge of different types of fabrics and its identification
  • Designing and visualization skills
  • Knowledge of garments and technology
  • Commercial awareness with business orientation skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work individually and in teams
  • Organizational and time management skills

 

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