Part-Time CAD Designer

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

Adecco Creative & Marketing is assisting ANN INC. in their search for a LOFT Part-Time CAD Designer! The CAD Designer role is ongoing freelance, with hours on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday. This role is located in NYC.

The Part-time CAD Designer must have Ned Graphics experience. The Designer will have a creative outlook and be responsible for the design and production of original art, colorations and repeats for seasonal print and pattern development.

The CAD Designer will be responsible for:
- Work with Design/ Conceptual teams to review pattern & color trend direction and interpret into artwork appropriate for brand
- Creating prints through original work or importing purchased files, cleaning and placing prints into production size repeats
- Responsible for creating original artwork, consisting of color and texture, that is technically ready for design production as well as for visual presentations
- Translate pattern and color trend direction and interpret into artwork appropriate for the brand and client
- Create technical breakdown of all pattern layout and pattern specifications for design as communication tool for vendor fabric development
- Develop pattern repeats and produce alternate color ways for developed prints and pattern
- Provide production ready artwork, in both print and electronic format, for internal and external partners
- Collaborate with Design on the visualization, presentation, and communication of pattern concepts through CAD artwork
- Maintain library of seasonal patterns and prints
- Organizing and prioritizing multiple projects to meet established deadlines.
- Matching color standards to printed output from high-end color copier and Epson 4880 wide format printers.
- Must keep current and updated with color, fabric, and fashion trends applicable to target market products
- Scans and cleans up prints to assist vendors on executing to proper number of screens. Executes color separations.
- Research and share CAD methods to achieve desired knit and woven aesthetics, painterly techniques and accurate construction qualities

The ideal CAD Design candidate has the following requirements:
- BA Degree in Design or Textile Design
- 4+ years' experience in Textile Design with strong sense of textile development process from conceptualization to finished design
- Strong sense of color for the creation of color ways and the ability to match colors accurately
- Strong creative ability
- Knowledge of repeat patterns, textile printing, yarn dye reproduction
- Experience with a range of textile media
- Experience with Ned Graphics a must
- Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop required
- Strong organizational, time management and communication skills
- Self-starter, can work independently with minimal supervision.
- Ability to work in a fast paced, high volume environment.

If this sounds like you, Apply Now!

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