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Womenswear Designer

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The ideal candidate is a hardworking, organized, and detail-oriented fashion enthusiast who truly understands garment construction to be able to support and assist our lead designer. Some of their tasks will be to collaborate on the design of seasonal collections of contemporary ladies’ dresses, select seasonal color pallets and create style sketches on Illustrator in a timely manner. The candidate will be responsible for fabric sourcing and selection, print re-coloration, design and development. The job will also require the assistant designer to order & catalog trims, prepare fabrics and salesman samples, communicate with suppliers and makers overseas regarding trims, fabrics, prints and sample development, create requests in-house proto-sample development, assist in weekly fittings of styles in development & production samples, make design-related approvals for production, plan & assist in seasonal photo shoots, assist in creating and developing seasonal style catalogues and lookbooks, and finally complete seasonal style information requests for major retail customers with ecommerce websites.

• Certified diploma in Fashion design
• Minimum of 3 years experience in women’s wear
• Excellent knowledge of design software Illustrator, Freehand, Photoshop, Excel, Word,
• The ability to follow up and organize material
• To recognize priorities
• Language English/French
• The ability to work easily within a team
Required skills
Technical expertise
Essential – experience in illustrator / freehand
Essential – experience in Photoshop, coloration of fabric prints, fabric sourcing and selection, print recoloration, design and development
Important – Knowledge of Excel/Word
Essential – Excellent knowledge to sketch garment in proportion
Important – knowledge technical construction of garment
Asset – knowledge of garment specs