*Job Filled* Apparel Print Designer : Los Angeles, CA : Full Time

Our client, a cutting edge print activewear company, is searching for a Textile / Engineered Print Designer to contribute to creating the print trend, direction and original artworks relative to the seasonal concepts and appropriate for their ideal customer.

Responsibilities

  • Presents and delivers brand-right designs that tie back to the overall concept and business strategy; encompassing style, color/print, graphics for new/existing product lines.
  • Demonstrates a passion for the brand, inspires individuals and relies on managerial skills to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Research industry trends, market competitors, and trade shows for new materials, colors and design trends. EXPERT color sense
  • Collaborate with the Sr Designer & team to develop original artworks and layouts (engineered, repeats, etc.) appropriate for concept direction and iconic to the WITH brand
  • Review strike-offs and development samples for approval
  • Collaborate with the Development team to manage lead-time and ensure calendar deadlines are met
  • Present print development for merchant review at Sales Meeting
  • Attend benchmark meetings as specified
  • Assist in Design/ Development duties when needed.
  • Flat sketch adopted styles in Illustrator
  • Create design tech packs for new style development
  • Develop line sheet

Qualifications

  • Highly creative with the ability to recognize and forecast fashion and cultural trends as they relate to the customer
  • Experience in designing original artworks and layouts (engineered, repeats, etc.)
  • Technical knowledge of print development & techniques as well as industry print manufacturing processes, specifically in digital.
  • Energetic team player with excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with other departments
  • STRONG leadership, organizational, follow-up, and multitasking skills
  • Detail oriented; Ability to switch gears easily and take direction
  • Sense of urgency and intuitive sense of priorities
  • Fluent in English. Spanish speaking a plus
  • Adobe Creative Suite (must be proficient in Photoshop & Illustrator) and Microsoft Office proficiency.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic, Textile, or Apparel Design
  • Must have 4+ years’ experience in Textile Design or Apparel Design related field
  • Familiar with patternmaking and sewing
  • Activewear/Athleisure background a plus

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