Apparel Designer

Industry

Design and Creative

Advert ID

BBBH5411868

Location

Vancouver

Job Type

Permanent

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

CAD65000.00 - CAD70000 per year + Full benefit

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Winnipeg, MB - (CAN) 330 St Mary Avenue MB Winnipeg , MB R3C 3Z5

ContactNumber

204-949-7800

Job Description

Apparel Designer - $65,000 Yearly





Our client is looking for hardworking, motivated talent to join their team. Are you an experienced Sport Wear Designer? Don't wait… apply today!



The Designer is responsible for the development of new designs to enhance the company's business, market share and profitability. Based on sales data and market research, Designers forecast future trends and help formulate the company's product strategy. In line with the strategy, the Designer develops new collections starting with CADs and then making physical samples partnering with suppliers, manufacturers, customers, and other departments. The Designer works with our internal teams to develop custom product for each specific brand.



DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:





* Design and develop men's & women's active, lifestyle, sportswear & outerwear collections for in house brands. More focus will be placed in Men's & Outerwear for this specific position, flexibility to work on various programs will be an asset.

* Create line sheets for technical design and for overseas factory use

* Create storyboards/inspiration boards for upcoming collections

* Forecast fabrication, silhouette, print, colour, and trends

* Follow through from design creation to sample development

* Work with offshore vendors and manufacturers as well as internal teams to bring samples to fruition

* Responsible for portion of collection from a design, colour, intention and construction standpoint

* Work closely with sales and production teams on an ongoing basis to ensure the designs suit the clients, consumer, market, and end user



QUALIFICATIONS:





* University graduate in Fashion Arts or equivalent combination of education and work experience

* Minimum of 5 years of industry experience

* Must have expert knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

* Possesses fibre, yarn and fabric knowledge with a key emphasis on performance fabrications

* Knowledge of garment construction and fit

* Ability to work independently as well as within a team

* Excellent time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines

* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

* Seasonal travel will be required

* Experience in Outerwear design & construction will be considered an asset



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