LOFT Design Coordinator

  • Company: Adecco
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: January 17, 2017
  • Reference ID: 615727881
Adecco Creative & Marketing is recruiting for LOFT's Design Coordinator role! The position is based in the NYC ANN INC. corporate offices and is FT Freelance with potential for growth for the right candidate.


The Design Coordinator is responsible for a variable amount of design, development and selection of materials, silhouettes, colors and patterns for a specific classification or area. The position embodies the company's Values & Practices by maintaining effective collaborative relationships, taking pride in the company and brand, embracing diversity in all facets of the role and representing a hunger for knowledge and responsibility. Assists in fabric research, development and fabricates basic core items seeing garments through to production.

The Design Coordinator's Responsibilities include:
- Serve as liaison between Design, Product Development, Technical Design and Merchandising to ensure information flow is accurate throughout the development process
- Build collaborative relationships with vendors and internal clients across departments and divisions
- Manage technical package process, to include drawings, measurements and design detail specifications, as well as hand-off to Product Development
- Maintain:
- Thorough knowledge of the line (silhouettes, yarns/fabrics and design details) and for tracking changes/additions
- Design archives library
- Specification sheets, trim sheets and pitch sheets
- Participate in concept review and line building recaps, in addition to line review
- Coordinate all changes from Line Review and communicate to cross-functional teams at Line Review recap
- Generate design ideas
- Assist with:
- Identifying seasonal fashion direction, assortment opportunities and merchandise trends for area of responsibility
- Design Presentation Boards; Research competitive market and present results and deductions to Designer
- In Designer's absence, conduct fit sessions (first through fourth fits) and keep supervisor informed
- Interface professionally and work effectively in group settings
- Mentor, coach and counsel direct reports on performance expectations (when applicable)

The ideal Design Coordinator meets the following requirements:
- Minimum of 1 year experience as a design assistant
- BA, Associates degree, or equivalent in Design
- Creative and innovative design ability tailored to the brand aesthetic and client
- Strong sketching and illustration ability
- Strong fashion, color and print sense
- Strong communication and presentation skills
- Highly organized with capacity to anticipate change
- Knowledge of design specifications (ex. draping, pattern-making and CAD software)
- Proficient in Photoshop, Excel and Illustrator

If this sounds like you, please Apply Now!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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