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FASHION MANAGEMENT AGENCY IS HIRING A TECHNICAL DESIGNER / PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE IN NEW YORK, NY

We are a small, entrepreneurial fashion business management agency that helps launch and manage emerging fashion and accessory brands.

We are looking for a strong technical designer/ production associate to do the following for our firm’s clients:

  • Responsible for overseeing technical design, product development and production
  • Creating and updating techpacks and flat sketches in Illustrator and Excel
  • Creating seasonal linesheets for sales and calculating costs and yields for each style
  • Communicating daily with domestic and overseas factories to ensure timely deliveries and quality product
  • Communicating and negotiating with mills and suppliers to ensure timely delivery of fabrics and trims and the best possible prices
  • Help with sourcing new factories, mills and trim suppliers
  • Creating and updating spreadsheets that track all essential information for all styles
  • Quality control of all merchandise

Our ideal candidate will have/be the following:

  • A bachelors degree from a United States apparel design program
  • Technical design experience
  • An understanding of garment construction, specs, and tech packs
  • Extremely organized, self-motivated and able to multi-task
  • A minimum of 2 yrs technical design or production experience with apparel production
  • Both domestic and overseas production experience a big plus
  • Experience with costing
  • Experience with quality control
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with better contemporary or designer level brands a plus

We offer a fun, dynamic and challenging environment with great clients and a very insider view of the industry. For the right candidate, this position is an amazing opportunity to learn and work in an industry you love.

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