sâmbătă, 1 octombrie 2016

Assistant Knitwear Designer - New York City


Job Description

Work closely with the Senior Designer on the following:
  • Research for new season (silhouettes, stitches, inspiration, colors, themes, trends  etc)
  • Assist in sketching with extensive CAD work focus, as well as full scale knitting layouts
  • Prepare professional presentation boards with sketches/CAD’s, yarns, inspiration imagery etc.
  • Assist in fittings of protos and SMS

The Ideal Candidate

  • 1-3 years of experience Knowledge of knitting techniques
  • Knowledge of yarns
  • Experience in specing and tech packs
  • Strong illustration skills, especially on computer (Photoshop and/or Illustrator)
  • Trend and fashion awareness with a strong taste level
  • Knowledge of sweater and garment construction
  • Excellent sense of color and print application especially in regards to knitwear
  • Self directed
  • Team player
  • Ability to multi task and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and Excel
  • Ability to stay organized with work as well as work space
  • Strong communication and written skills

About Us

The Diane von Furstenberg brand is a woman's best friend. It is the brand she turns to for glamour and confidence, to be the woman she wants to be. Founded in 1970 by the designer, DVF is now a global luxury lifestyle brand and one of the premier names in American fashion. Renowned for its iconic wrap dress and signature prints, DVF has expanded to a full wardrobe of ready-to-wear and accessories including handbags, shoes, small leather goods, scarves, and jewelry. The company also offers luggage, eyewear, and home furnishings. Founder and Chairman Diane von Furstenberg is also Chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America and serves on the board of Culture Shed, the new center for artistic and cultural innovation in New York City. In 2014, Diane published a memoir, The Woman I Wanted to Be, and in 2015 she was named one of the TIME 100 Most Influential People. Headquartered in New York City, DVF has a global distribution network of over 55 countries and 1500 points of sale including 142 DVF owned and partnered stores throughout North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.
We are thrilled to share that DVF was recently ranked the fifth most desirable place to work in fashion, according to a survey by WWD that included students in leading fashion schools in the U.S. and Europe. The story noted our attention to employee culture and emphasis on women's empowerment, plus our continued attention to employee enrichment and communication within the organization.https://lnkd.in/d7mvaRW
DVF can be found online at http://www.dvf.com.

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