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OluKai-Kaenon-melin-Roark

Associate Designer

Design- Roark · Laguna Beach, California
Department Design- Roark
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work with Design Director/designer on executing product designs
  • Execute new style concepts in detail (fabrication, color, design, fits, trims, branding, etc…)
  • Create and maintain style and color cads and presentation information
  • Build handloom development color sheets to send to vendor
  • Build technical design packages ready to send to vendor  (Adobe Illustrator files, including but not limited to: Sketch, Detail callouts, branding, specs/measurements)
  • Create style BOM information (input trim details, fabrication callouts, color information, trims, fit block, etc…)
  • Work with tech room on fitting comments, detail updates and attend all fittings
  • Execute designers’ comments on factory submitted samples, swatches, trims, and any other necessary developments via techpack & BOM updates
  • Communicate sample and production comments with Merchandiser and/or factory
  • Maintain current design related information on server for all teams to access      
  • Travel as necessary; both domestic and international
  • Help foster good working relationships with all departments to keep the flow of information and ideas open
  • Must be able to wear multiple hats at the same time and deal with certain deadline pressures throughout the year.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 2 years apparel design team experience
  • Computer skills –Illustrator, Photoshop, excel, word, outlook
  • Ability to multi task and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills & the ability to prioritize effectively.
  • Must be self-motivated and deadline-driven.
  • Creative problem solving, with a positive “can do” attitude to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Apparel design education (sewing, patterning, illustrating, etc…) a strong plus
  • Bachelor Degree preferred

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  • Location
    Laguna Beach, California
  • Department
    Design- Roark
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level