Freelance Design Associate ($20/hr.)

  • Job Description:
    Individual contributor responsible for assisting with the creation of commercially viable product designs across collections and owning a high volume category. Coordinate and deliver brand-right designs that tie back to the overall concept and business strategy; encompassing style, graphic/print, fit and fabric for new/existing product lines. Applies a solid forward-thinking knowledge of fashion trends and consumer needs to product designs. Demonstrates a passion for the brand, believes in creative thought partnership, inspires individuals and relies on limited experience to plan and accomplish goals. Takes direction well and exercises a moderate degree of scope/decision making. Reports to Manager level of above and typically no direct reports.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    •Creates brand-right, commercial designs that reflect the conceptual direction/business strategy.

    •Develop seasonal product with a focus on style, fit and fabric.

    •Deliver design sketches/prototypes and provide specifications.

    •Adapt designs based on feedback, incorporating for finalization.

    •Apply processes to understand/anticipate the needs of the customer in order to exceed customer expectations and readily react to their needs.

    •Utilize resources in sourcing new ideas, both internally and externally, and stay up to date on competitor research/trend analysis.

    •Collaborate and follow-up on deliverables with vendors and key partners throughout the design process including Merchandising, Preproduction, and Product Development.

    •Brainstorm, research and present forward-thinking ideas to team.

    •Prepare materials for meetings and presentations and coordinate logistics.

    •Achieve set goals with acute attention-to-detail, tracking progress & anticipating potential issues.

    •Pursue/embrace opportunities to personally grow and develop skills/competencies.

    •Build and maintain effective relations with key partners.

    •Seek to improve process in order to deliver efficiently with speed/agility.

    •Meet budget and time commitments without compromising design excellence.
  • Position: Designer
  • Area of Focus: Fashion
  • City: New York City
  • Region: NYC tri-state
  • Duration: Freelance
  • About Our Company: About Us / Helping marketing and creative organizations work better

    At our core, Aquent is about helping companies adapt to change, find new ways to work and stay competitive. We are committed to our four principles, which anchor the foundation of our company:

    Our people make the difference A holistic perspective is needed We must relentlessly pursue consumer value and competitive advantage Continuous learning and improvement drive the organization and the individual Aquent originated the concept of specialized temporary staffing for high-end creatives and web experts. Today, we offer a broad range of services including:

    Temporary and contract-to-hire staffing

    Employer of record

    Studios

    Web Applications

    Aquent is a certified Minority Business Enterprise with an elite status achieved by only 1% of certified MBEs. Aquent also serves as a staffing provider supporting the requirements of the U.S. Federal Government and Federal Contractors in "Advertising and Integrated Marketing Services (AIMS)" categories.
  • Benefits: Medical/Dental
  • Company: AQUENT
  • Contact Email:sgonzalez@aquent.com
  • Contact Name: Sandy Gonzalez
  • How to Apply: Email resume to: sgonzalez@aquent.com
  • Job Requirements: •Exceptional talent with a commercial fashion eye and detail in product styling/performance.

    •Exceptional talent with a commercial fashion eye and detail in product styling/performance.

    •Customer service philosophy.

    •Collaborative partner with a team-oriented approach.

    •Highly motivated, passionate and results oriented.

    •Solid communication and presentation skills.

    •Understand how to motivate and develop talent.

    •Champion for change and able to react with speed and agility.

    •Flexible and creative problem solver.

    •Personal professionalism and accountability.

    •Moderate domestic travel.
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