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515 West 26th Street, 4th Floor, New York, New York, 10001
Founded in 2006, Joe Fresh is a leading source for modern style and accessible design, offering comprehensive lifestyle collections for men, women and children. Joe Fresh delivers quality and compelling value in categories spanning in apparel, accessories, footwear. Joe Fresh collections are polished and sophisticated, with a focus on essential designs that appeal to a broad range of style-savvy consumers. With more than 350 Joe Fresh departments from coast to coast, the Joe fresh network is more than a great place to shop, it’s a great place to work. We’re committed to building our talented team who champion collaboration, kindness, and inclusivity. We are looking for innovative, hardworking, and collaborative team members for our Joe Fresh team. Join our team in our goal of helping Canadians Live Life Well.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
Why is this role important?
Soft Accessories, Knitwear Designer (6-Month Contract)
The Soft Accessories Designer is responsible for working within the Accessories design team to assist with the creation of brand-right products for Joe Fresh while seasonably achieving business and profit objectives. The Soft Accessories Designer will work closely with and report to the Designer and Director of Accessories.
What you'll do:
Design development of both Knit Accessories and Soft Accessories
Work closely with the Design Team to execute to the seasonal direction
Responsible for managing design process including sketching, tech pack creation and maintenance, garment fitting, and all development-related follow-up
Liaise with suppliers to bring innovation, along with the best quality and style to the collection
Partner with the Product Development and Production department to ensure the timely completion of products according to the development calendar
Partner with Merchandising team to ensure commercial viability
Manage the sourcing and organization of yarn records, materials and trims
Handling daily edits and changes to artwork, graphics and sketches
Create and maintains product linesheets according to SKU plans, sales needs and emerging trends. Responsible for maintaining updates throughout the development season
Create graphics and Artwork AOP.
What you'll bring:
2-4 years experience in Knitwear Design
Bachelor’s degree in Apparel Design preferred
Strong sketching ability and knowledge of yarn + raw materials
In-depth knowledge of innovative design techniques and processes
Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and follow-up
Flexible with the ability to self-manage and handle multiple priorities at once
Must be a collaborative team player
Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, PLM, Microsoft Excel, Outlook
How You’ll Succeed:
At Joe Fresh, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.
If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.
Type of Role:
Temporary (Fixed Term)
Joe Fresh recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.
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