Freelance Design - WHBM Outlet

Adecco Staffing is assisting Chico's FAS, Inc. in recruiting for a Freelance Fashion Designer in Fort Myers, FL.  This position is long term temporary opportunity for the right candidate.

 

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

The Designer will create and develop product for assigned categories and assist the Design and Development Teams to execute the Seasonal Concept direction, line plan style needs, margin requirements, and completion of product. Communicate to vendors and other departments under the direction of the Sr. Designer.

 

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist Sr. Designer/Designer in creating the product collections at the beginning of each season

Prepare development creative packages under direction of the Sr. Designer and/or Designer

Prepare SRFs for development tech packets

Assist in the preparation of seasonal product review meetings

Create new artwork for novelty embellished items within the collections

Create new silhouettes for categories within the collections

Support development team by preparing necessary visual tools (i.e. sketches, doll boards, presentation boards, fabric swatches, color standards, etc.).

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

4-Year College Degree Preferred

3+ years' in the apparel design industry, preferably contemporary market

Outstanding sketching and presentation skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Exceptional taste level desired for Brands

Experience in business/design with solid understanding of fabrics, finishes, details, trims, fit and construction

Excellent silhouette and trend forecasting ability

Strong sense and passion for print, pattern and details that make the brand and product unique

Affinity for working in a team environment

Computer skills a must - Illustrator & Photoshop, Microsoft Office; FlexPLM experience required

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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