Design Coordinator

  • Location
    New York , New York
  • Category
    Creative & Marketing - Fashion
  • Job type

Adecco Creative & Marketing is recruiting for a Design Coordinator for Ann Taylor Sportswear! The position is based in the NYC ANN INC. corporate offices and is ongoing freelance (40 hours/week, long-term), start date as soon as possible!

The Design Coordinator's Responsibilities include:
- Serve as liaison between Design, Product Development, Technical Design and Merchandising to ensure information flow is accurate throughout the development process
- Build collaborative relationships with vendors and internal clients across departments and divisions
- Manage technical package process, to include drawings, measurements and design detail specifications, as well as hand-off to Product Development
- Maintain:
- Thorough knowledge of the line (silhouettes, yarns/fabrics and design details) and for tracking changes/additions
- Design archives library
- Specification sheets, trim sheets and pitch sheets
- Participate in concept review and line building recaps, in addition to line review
- Coordinate all changes from Line Review and communicate to cross-functional teams at Line Review recap
- Generate design ideas
- Assist with:
- Identifying seasonal fashion direction, assortment opportunities and merchandise trends for area of responsibility
- Design Presentation Boards; Research competitive market and present results and deductions to Designer
- In Designer's absence, conduct fit sessions (first through fourth fits) and keep supervisor informed
- Interface professionally and work effectively in group settings
- Mentor, coach and counsel direct reports on performance expectations (when applicable)

The ideal Design Coordinator meets the following requirements:
- Minimum of 1 year experience in design (including internships)
- BA, Associates degree, or equivalent in Design
- Creative and innovative design ability tailored to the brand aesthetic and client
- Strong sketching and illustration ability
- Strong fashion, color and print sense
- Strong communication and presentation skills
- Highly organized with capacity to anticipate change
- Knowledge of design specifications (ex. draping, pattern-making and CAD software)
- Proficient in Photoshop, Excel and Illustrator

If this sounds like you, please Apply Now!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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