FBNYC Tip S %# t: Job Postings

So, for the fast four months I have been unemployed from fashion design. Of course I was keeping myself busy with this blog, personal projects, and a freelance fashion writing gig at DailyMail. Well I will be reentering the full time grind again next week in design. I’m sure plenty of you creatives out there know how difficult it is to find a full time or freelance job that will not only feed your creativity, but get a decent amount of cash in your pockets. 

I wanted to share some great gigs that I have come across through my Alma Matter ( FIT stand up!) because they have  jobs that are not posted throughout the Internet. And did I mention I have gotten my last three jobs from there, so they are legit.  So get those resumes and portfolios together for some amazing opportunities below from Golden Touch, Martha Stewart, and Victoria’s Secret:

Golden Touch

Technical design assistant needed for midtown NYC manufacturer of junior, missy & plus cut & sew knit tops Create initial flat sketches & spec sheets for private label and line development using PDM software. Prepare production packages to send to overseas factories. Sourcing fabric & trims , preparing presentation boards & color cards

Company Description-Job Posting
Junior/Missy moderatley priced manufacturer of cut & sew knit & woven tops, dresses & sportswear.
Division
Global Gold- Jr. cut & sew knits
Position Type
Full Time – for Alumni
Job Qualifications
Must have no more than 1-2 years experience for similar fashion company. Must be detail oriented. Knowledge of sportswear. garment construction, specs, flat sketches and pattern making are essential. Speed, accuracy and a strong sense of urgency are required. Computer & PDM & Lectra skills are a plus as well as knowledge of photoshop and illustrator. Must have an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in fashion design, pattern making or related field. 
Location
New York City, New York United States
Work Environment
Fast paced, friendly & team oriented
Salary Range
Annually-$30,001-35,000
Requested Documents
Resume, Cover Letter
Method of Contact
A/B: USE SYMPLICITY TO SUBMIT RESUME (system will send to Contact’s email account and Symplicity online account), No phone calls accepted
Benefits Notes
healthcare benefits, vacation and also 1 week off at Christmas
Contact Information
Laura Frankhouser
Head Designer
1410 Broadway Floor 8
New York, New York 10018
United States

Lauraf@gtimports.net
646-432-5230

Martha Stewart 
Description

Work with Executive Editorial Directors and Design Directors to assist with developing thematic holiday visions and designs. Provide research and create original designs and artwork. Assists in the creation of design presentations for future collections and new business proposals

Includes, but not limited to: 
• Assists in the development of holiday concept boards and design concepts according to merchandise plans and schedules for all collections. Purchases market samples, compiles inspiration references, renders technical drawings, and provides match samples, where applicable. 
• Cultivates a strong understanding of holiday, seasonal and gifting businesses, as well as industry trends in holiday and specific product cost factors. Stays abreast of the retail landscape for trend and product opportunities. 
• Maintains a strong sense of the Martha Stewart design aesthetic through all design work. Stay informed of the latest Martha Stewart editorial and video content through appropriate channels. Use inspiration to create viable products where appropriate. 
• Collaborate with editorial, video, and other product design teams to maintain a consistent brand aesthetic and seasonal holiday design direction. 
• Researches trade shows, antique shows, blogs, and retail/online stores for inspiration and to keep abreast of relevant trends and the competitive landscape. 
Other duties as assigned. 

Company Description-Job Posting

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (MSLO) is a leading provider of original “how-to” information, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique lifestyle content and beautifully designed, high-quality products.

MSLO is comprised of four businesses: Publishing, Internet, Broadcasting and Merchandising, the combination of which enables the Company to cross-promote content and products.

Position Type
Full Time – for Alumni
Job Qualifications
•1-5 years’ experience within product design
•Must have strong understanding of creative suites programs
•Creative thinker and a problem solver 
Location
New York , New York United States
Salary Range
Annually-$40,001-45,000, Annually-$45,001-50,000
Requested Document Notes
Portfolio of your work
Method of Contact
C: OTHER – DO NOT USE SYMPLICITY TO SUBMIT RESUME;
send resume directly ONLY to email address shown in Contact Info below and/or How To Apply area above, Go to company website to apply
Contact Information
Joanna Wise
Human Resources Director
601 West 26th Street
9th Floor
New York, New York 10001
United States

jwise@marthastewart.com
212-827-8669
http://www.marthastewart.com

Victoria’s Secret

Description

Individual contributor responsible for assisting with the creation of commercially viable product designs across collections. Coordinate and deliver brand-right designs that tie back to the overall concept and business strategy; encompassing style, color/print, fit and fabric for new/existing product lines. Applies a solid working knowledge of fashion trends and consumer needs to product designs. Demonstrates a passion for the brand, inspires individuals and relies on limited experience to plan and accomplish goals. Takes direction under immediate supervision, exercising a minimal degree of scope/decision making. Reports to Manager level of above and no direct reports.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  
– Assists in the creation of brand-right, commercial designs that reflect the conceptual direction/business strategy.
– Develop seasonal product with a focus on style, fit and fabric.
– Deliver design sketches/prototypes and provide specifications. 
– Adapt designs based on feedback, incorporating for finalization. 
– Apply processes to understand/anticipate the needs of the customer in order to exceed customer expectations and readily react to their needs.
– Utilize resources in sourcing new ideas, both internally and externally, and stay up to date on competitor research/trend analysis.
– Collaborate and follow-up on deliverables with vendors and key partners throughout the design process including Merchandising, Marketing, and Product Development. 
– Brainstorm and present ideas to team.
– Prepare materials for meetings and presentations and coordinate logistics.
– Achieve set goals with acute attention-to-detail, tracking progress & anticipating potential issues.
– Pursue/embrace opportunities to personally grow and develop skills/competencies.
– Build and maintain effective relations with key partners.
– Seek to improve process in order to deliver efficiently with speed/agility.
– Meet budget and time commitments without compromising design excellence.

Company Description-Job Posting
Intimate Apparel/Beauty
Division
Victoria’s Secret Direct
Position Type
Full Time – for Alumni
Job Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS:  
– Exceptional talent with a commercial fashion eye and detail in product styling/performance.
– Customer service philosophy.
– Collaborative partner with a team-oriented approach.
– Highly motivated, passionate and results oriented.
– Solid communication and presentation skills.  
– Understand how to motivate and develop talent.
– Champion for change and able to react with speed and agility.
– Flexible and creative problem solver.
– Personal professionalism and accountability.
– Moderate domestic travel.
– Bachelor’s degree in Design or equivalent experience.
– Entry level with some design experience in a comparable retail environment. 
– Microsoft Office proficiency.
Location
New York, New York United States
Salary Range
Annually-$40,001-45,000
Method of Contact
C: OTHER – DO NOT USE SYMPLICITY TO SUBMIT RESUME;
send resume directly ONLY to email address shown in Contact Info below and/or How To Apply area above
Contact Information
Kari Calello  
1740 Broadway
New York, New York 10019
United States

KCalello@victoria.com
http://victoriassecret.com

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