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Jessilyn Personnel is an apparel executive search firm based on Fashion Avenue in New York City.

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Filling full-time permanent and freelance positions and representing the finest names in the fashion industry.

Job Title Location Salary Job # More
1st-Prod. Patternmaker Tailored Jackets Gerber 10 Manhattan 115-129k 7930 Info
Copywriter ALL LOCATION $$ 7947 Info
COUTURE ACCESORIES SALES PERSON ALL LOCATION $$ 7951 Info
DESIGNER MEN'S & KID'S WEAR Manhattan 70-80K 7948 Info
DIGITAL MEDIA MANAGER SMALL LEATHER ACCESSORY MANAGER FREELANCE TO PERM Manhattan OPEN 7872 Info
DRESSMAKER New Jersey $25 - $27 7974 Info
Fashion Recruiter HR Manhattan TBD 7473 Info
FREELANCE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Manhattan $$ 7471 Info
FREELANCE PATTERNMAKER Manhattan $$ 2441 Info
FREELANCE SAMPLEMAKER Manhattan Open 2733 Info
HEAD OF DIGITAL GROWTH Manhattan OPEN 7881 Info
MENSWEAR UNDERWEAR/LOUNGEWEAR DESIGNER Manhattan 120K+ 7972 Info
ORDER ENTRY/DATA ENTRY Manhattan 45-52k 7908 Info
PRODUCT DEVELOPER MANAGER MEN’S PERFORMANCE SOCKS Manhattan 100 K 7970 Info
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT Manhattan 50-60K 7485 Info
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR / LANE BRYANT EXPERIENCE Manhattan 55K- 60K 7964 Info
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR / PRIVATE LABEL Manhattan 55-65K 7874 Info
QUALITY ASSURANCE KENYA PAKISTAN & KENYA $$ 7966 Info
QUALITY ASSURANCE PAKISTAN PAKISTAN & KENYA $$ 7862 Info
RECEPTIONIST / OFFICE COORDINATOR SECAUCUS NJ Manhattan OPEN 7928 Info
RLM system- TECHNICAL DESIGNER FREELANCE TO PERM Manhattan 45K & 50K 7969 Info
SAMPLEMAKER Manhattan 45k - 48K. 7658 Info
SAMPLEMAKER / FREELANCE / RUNWAY SHOWS JAN 24 - FEB 13 Manhattan $$$ 7975 Info
SAMPLEMAKER SEAMSTRESS BRIDAL/EVENINGWEAR. RUTHERFORD NJ New Jersey $23 - $26/hr 7932 Info
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER (APPAREL EXPERIENCE ONLY) Manhattan 85k to 95k 7957 Info
SHIPPING COORDINATOR Manhattan 50k - 55K 7965 Info
SHOWROOM SALES ASSISTANT Manhattan 60-75k 7971 Info
TAILOR Manhattan $25-$32 / HR 7958 Info
TECHNICAL DESIGN DIRECTOR Manhattan 175-350k 7954 Info
TECHNICAL DESIGNER MEN'S AND KIDS WEAR Manhattan 65-70K 7949 Info
TEMP PRODUCTION MANAGER/SOURCING Manhattan 30 HR 7760 Info
UNDERWEAR AND BASELAYER DESIGNER Manhattan 90K - 110K 7967 Info

Jessilyn Personnel

New York City’s top Apparel Executive Search Firm is located in the Heart of Manhattan’s Fashion district, representing some of the finest names in the industry. With over 28 years recruitment experience, we believe in the power of building relationships.

A BRIEF HISTORY

For over 28 years, Todd Wayne, president and owner of Jessilyn Personnel, has been the driving force behind our firm. Prior to founding Jessilyn, Todd spent 15 years running a family apparel business affording him a unique perspective into the intricacies of the fashion industry.

From the beginning, the philosophy and foundation of our firm has focused on partnership. Building relationships with, and between, our clients and applicants. This has kept our company thriving and why we are located on 34th Street in the heart of the fashion industry, consistently delivering top candidates to our clientele.

PROCESS

The staff of Jessilyn Personnel conducts an in-depth interview with all of our candidates with every portfolio thoroughly is assessed. We make sure our applicants are qualified before we present them to our clients.

Jessilyn's applicant database is over 700,000 strong. We partner directly with your Human Resources Department to help them find candidates who will meet their specific needs.

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Jessilyn Personnel Inc.

tel: 212 947 3400

fax: 212 247 0035

450 7th Avenue, Suite 2206

New York, New York 10123

Exclusively recruiting apparel's very best and representing the finest names in fashion.

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1st-Prod. Patternmaker Tailored Jackets Gerber 10


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 115-129k

Job#: 7930

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

 

1st through Production Tailored Patternmaker Gerber 10  

YOU MUST be a Great draper

YOU MUST come out of the Designer market

YOU MUST have Gerber PDS (They are running Version 10 and will Upgrading to Version14)

YOU MUST come from Jackets, Blazers & Bottoms  

I am looking for a Patternmaker to work with the Designers from Sketch, to Create silhouettes on a drape and then bring the pattern to Production

I am looking for the hands to do a Soft Draping I am not looking for the old Fashion Tailor jacket like Brooks Brothers !

I am looking for the Young Edgy Designer Jackets look like Alexander Wang, Phillip Lim ,& Yohji Yamamoto.

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Copywriter


Location: ALL LOCATION

Salary: $$

Job#: 7947

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Cannabis Couture Lifestyle accessory brand Freeminded.co, is looking for a creative content writer for their brand to help increase engagement and grow of their business organically via SEO (Search Engine Optimization).

Content Writing:

  • Write original and knowledgeable cannabis content for social media posts, blog and/or website as regularly as you needed.
  • Content must first and foremost, answer the question of the reader and help explain what our products are.
  • Excellent Language Proficiency.

We are leading the new era of Cannabis Couture

 

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COUTURE ACCESORIES SALES PERSON


Location: ALL LOCATION

Salary: $$

Job#: 7951

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Freeminded.co leading the new era of Cannabis Couture Lifestyle accessory, is looking for a Salesperson.

 

Must come from Small Leather goods, wallets, bags, belts.

Must work with Retailers like Fred Segal, Maxfield, The kingdom etc.

Hang with companies like Berluti but in Cannabis.

Requirements

  • 5-8 years of couture/luxury sales experience with a proven track record of success
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail
 

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DESIGNER MEN'S & KID'S WEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 70-80K

Job#: 7948

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Urban/ Streetwear Apparel Manufacturer is looking for a Designer.

 

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DIGITAL MEDIA MANAGER SMALL LEATHER ACCESSORY MANAGER FREELANCE TO PERM


Location: Manhattan

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7872

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Luxury lifestyle Canibis Couture Accessory House is looking for a freelance/to perm 

Digital Social Media Manager to join their team. 

 

Must be experienced in the Management of Small Leather Accessories for Luxury Design Couture Marketing & Digital Marketing 

Social-Media Management Content Writing Print Media Events and Collaborations 

Ability to collaborate Brand Shoots, Co-ordinations and Execution 

Communication Efficiently

 

Must be Organized and have excellent follow up skill and the ability to navigate all social media outlets.  

Check us out on Twitter #wearefreeminded

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DRESSMAKER


Location: New Jersey

Salary: $25 - $27

Job#: 7974

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

We currently have a job opening for a Bridal sample maker. This is a full time opportunity based in Rutherford, New Jersey. If you or someone you know who is interested, please contact me at  Thank you!

212-947-3400.

Maria Trejo

 

Our client is looking for a Bridal Samplemaker.

MUST KNOW HOW TO DRAPE

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Fashion Recruiter HR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: TBD

Job#: 7473

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Jessilyn Personnel is searching for a full-time Recruiter!! 

          We are only looking for some one that come out of the fashion Industry 

          We am looking for a Recruiter that has there Pulse on TD's, Designers, Fabric, Trim, Production, QC, QA, CAD, Sample Rooms, Product Dev. ETC.     

·         New Business Development

·       · Budget to Luxury Fashion Markets  

·         Wholesale-Retail

·         Building Strong relationships 

·         Extensive network/contact lists within the industry and Referral Networks

·         Manage sourcing and recruitment for all open positions Wholesale & Retail Markets including permanent / temporary positions

·         Create /develop and manage relationships with clients. 

·         Provide an expert level of knowledge to attract and move candidates through an efficient lifecycle including, but not limited to, sourcing, screening, direct cold calling, qualifying, giving feedback,              setting expectations, networking and negotiating and closing all offers

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FREELANCE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $$

Job#: 7471

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Jessilyn Personnel a Fast paced boutique executive search firm in the Fashion industry is looking for an energetic, resourceful, efficient, office administrative assistant with experience in apparel to work 2- 3 times a week in office. This candidate must think outside of the box and have excellent computer skills.

 Office Administrative Assistant responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

*Will be trained in other office systems

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FREELANCE PATTERNMAKER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $$

Job#: 2441

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

High end runway designer is looking for a RTW patternmaker. This is a freelance assignment from Feb 1 to Feb 14

The pattern maker’s main job will be a supervisor of the sample makers to guide them how to correct show samples

following the alteration comments issued by the Design team. So the knowledge of construction of garments and the basic sewing technics

is must.  Someone who had experience of the fashion show alterations before would be perfect.  Also if they know Optitex CAD system that’s a plus

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FREELANCE SAMPLEMAKER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: Open

Job#: 2733

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

Major ready-to-wear design studio is in search for a Freelance Samplemaker. From Feb 1 to Feb 14

Work on:

 

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HEAD OF DIGITAL GROWTH


Location: Manhattan

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7881

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Manager, Growth Marketing CONSULTANT 

Reports to: Head of Growth

Start Date: ASAP

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

Freeminded is a new cannabis couture luxury direct-to-consumer brand looking to build out the acquisition and marketing team, in this role you will help to identify, assess and test new opportunities for user growth. When successful opportunities are discovered, this person will work to operalization and scale them to develop clear always-on acquisition strategies.

 

The right person for this role is a strategic thinking and proactive doer who has a proven track record of user growth. They are someone who can quickly gain a deep understanding of our products, features and buyer personas and leverage this understanding to optimize and find new ways to acquire new users through the research they conduct on audience and market trends, emerging channels and more. They are deeply analytical and use data-driven insights to test theories and improve results. This person is also a pro at working collaboratively, communication and project management.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategize

 

● Identify and utilize most appropriate digital platforms to drive target audience and outline channel & campaign strategies to support overall digital engagement and communication.

● Create the paid digital media marketing strategy, lay out an execution plan with clear priorities, milestones & goals – getting buy-in from key stakeholders.

● Manage the overall budget for performance marketing. Adopting flexible spend model without having a fixed budget approach where the focus will be on overall performance and contribution to business KPIs

● Set up, manage and optimize all digital marketing channels focusing on customer acquisition, mainly SEM, Paid Social (Facebook/Instagram), and Remarketing.

● Help operationalize and scale successful tests into the Marketing Team’s always-on user acquisition strategy

Setup & Optimize:

● Set up new campaigns with the optimal campaign structure.

● Run keyword research to capture the true search intent and structure/optimize by it.

● Analyze social media behavior of the brand’s target audience to identify Paid Social targeting.

● Layout campaign messages, ad texts and provide input for creatives.

● Conduct a series of tests with the right setup to extract new learnings, continuously analyze data to translate insights into opportunities, campaign decisions, and new test ideas.

● Maintain good overall account quality and health, applying best practices on all channels.

● Ongoing CPC and campaign budget optimization to increase revenue performance and ROI on all accounts, contributing to the overall performance.

● Evaluate ROI:

○ Establish a solid measurement framework to accurately measure return on investment.

○ Provide insight for creative and effective implementation of a wide variety of campaigns and provide regular reporting for key stakeholders.

○ Use web analytics tools to analyze overall digital marketing performance

Deliver results:

● Layout projects and define milestones for success.

● Establish responsibilities with internal teams and 3rd parties, assign accountabilities and continuously monitor progress to achieve digital marketing project milestones.

● Scale and optimize performance marketing channels to achieve sales and revenue goals.

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

● 4-5 years of hands-on experience in performance marketing, SEM being the primary expertise.

● Deep knowledge of Google Ads and its tools is a must.

● Hands on experience in managing and optimizing and Paid Social campaigns (Facebook/Instagram).

● Hands on experience in managing and optimizing Remarketing campaigns

● Understanding of the foundations and principles of overall Performance Marketing (including channels such as Affiliates, Display, etc.)

● A proven track record of scaling profitable digital marketing efforts and meeting eCommerce performance marketing KPI’s.

● Experience in demonstrating highly technical and analytical approaches to performance marketing channels.

● Highly skilled in analyzing customer data and extract insights, identifying opportunities to make campaign decisions.

● Ability to make budget decision across channels to maximize overall performance.

● Highly action oriented and hands-on, ready to roll up sleeves proactively to start new projects and work out solutions during execution both independently and collaboratively with other with teams.

● A fierce learner & researcher, passionate for acquiring new skills and knowledge with own initiatives.

● Strong business acumen and experience of working with cross-functional teams to execute a digital strategy to achieve commercial objectives

● Solid communication skills, able to make presentations, engage and influence stakeholders both internally and externally.

● Exceptional with working with spreadsheets and the ability to develop high-level reporting and presentations.

● Ability to be agile in a fast-moving environment and being comfortable and adaptive to ambiguity and change.

● Understanding of the dynamics of retail in fashion or beauty 

 

 

 

 

 

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MENSWEAR UNDERWEAR/LOUNGEWEAR DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 120K+

Job#: 7972

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client is a Menswear manufacturer looking for a Mens athletic Underwear/Loungewear Designer 120k+


Position Summary
Inspire and design a product that meets the Brand's DNA as well as commercial success.
Primary Responsibilities

Qualifications
• Strong portfolio of professional and creative design projects
• Experience with graphics editing software (e.g., InVision, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
• Exceptional time management skills
• Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines
• Strong communication skills
• Leadership and organizational skills
• Keen eye for visual details
• Creative mind with a problem-solving attitude

 

 

 

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ORDER ENTRY/DATA ENTRY


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 45-52k

Job#: 7908

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Apparel Data entry / Order Enter Asst., 45-52k

You must have fashion Experience

39th st  Fashion MGR is looking  

Data entry / Order Enter Asst  from or PO’s from stores that will go into various apparel functions such as fabric yields, trim needed, cut tickets, ware house pull tickets by store, Must Have strong Computer skills

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PRODUCT DEVELOPER MANAGER MEN’S PERFORMANCE SOCKS


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 100 K

Job#: 7970

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Product Developer Manager Men’s Performance Socks  

200-Million-dollar Private label, branded manufacturer work with Walmart and other Big Box stores. They are looking for a Prod Developer Manager.

You Must have Excellent sourcing background

My Client Manufactures in Pakistan, Bangladesh, China and Vietnam.  

You must Also have Strong experience in Costing.

Report to the Director of Product Development and Sourcing 

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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 50-60K

Job#: 7485

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Bridal studio is looking for an entry level production assistant.

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PRODUCTION COORDINATOR / LANE BRYANT EXPERIENCE


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 55K- 60K

Job#: 7964

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Description:

 

  Our client is searching for a Production Coordinator/ Private Label for knits and Woven

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PRODUCTION COORDINATOR / PRIVATE LABEL


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 55-65K

Job#: 7874

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

  Our client is searching for a Production Coordinator/ Private Label for knits and Woven

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QUALITY ASSURANCE KENYA


Location: PAKISTAN & KENYA

Salary: $$

Job#: 7966

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

Men’s active/ sportswear manufacturer is looking for TWO QUALITY ASSURANCE.Preferably looking for candidates who are currently based and living in Kenya and Pakistan.

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QUALITY ASSURANCE PAKISTAN


Location: PAKISTAN & KENYA

Salary: $$

Job#: 7862

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Men’s active/ sportswear manufacturer is looking for TWO QUALITY ASSURANCE.Preferably looking for candidates who are currently based and living in Kenya and Pakistan.

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RECEPTIONIST / OFFICE COORDINATOR SECAUCUS NJ


Location: Manhattan

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7928

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

Our Client is an established Woman’s RTW manufacturer who is looking for a receptionist/office coordinator to maintain showroom and handle day-to-day receptionist/office duties 

 

  • Greet and direct incoming visitors 
  • Support and manage conference room calendar 
  • Screen and handle incoming calls 
  • Communicated special requests and maintenance concerns to facility management 
  • Schedule and coordinate Pick up and deliveries with couriers UPS/FED EX
  • Handle and sort mail 
  • Inventory and order office supplies
  • Take on various projects as needed
  • Maintain all aspects of the  showroom 

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RLM system- TECHNICAL DESIGNER FREELANCE TO PERM


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 45K & 50K

Job#: 7969

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Technical Designer Freelance to Perm 

Beautiful design studio Looking for a Tech Designer to do all categories in wovens

 

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SAMPLEMAKER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 45k - 48K.

Job#: 7658

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client is a very beautiful moderate private label manufacturer that makes $150 Million business with QVC and has over 50 employers working for them. 

Our client is looking to hire a full time samplemaker.

Job Requirements:

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SAMPLEMAKER / FREELANCE / RUNWAY SHOWS JAN 24 - FEB 13


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $$$

Job#: 7975

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

High end boutique is looking for a freelance Samplemakers Fulltime and weekends starting January 24 until February 13. candidates must be familiar with completing samples and/or have worked in a patternmaking/atelier capacity prior. 

 

 

 

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SAMPLEMAKER SEAMSTRESS BRIDAL/EVENINGWEAR. RUTHERFORD NJ


Location: New Jersey

Salary: $23 - $26/hr

Job#: 7932

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

High end Bridal Studio is presently in search for a Samplemaker Seamstress Bridal/eveningwear in Rutherford NJ.

Location Very easy to get to: Train station is right down the street and gets to Port Authority.

MUST KNOW HOW TO DRAPE.

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SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER (APPAREL EXPERIENCE ONLY)


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 85k to 95k

Job#: 7957

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

Beautiful Designer House looking for a Senior Graphic Designer with experience in the Apparel industry. (RTW/DRESSES/WOMENSWEAR).

 

Our client is looking for an innovative and ambitious Graphic Designer with a positive attitude and passion for all things digital. Expert knowledge of the digital space and best practices in social, e-commerce and digital advertising required. Critical thinking, attention to detail, and excellent communication skills a must.

We are a rapidly growing contemporary women’s fashion brand. Work culture is very important to us and we believe in good vibes only! If you are positive, energetic with a can-do attitude this is the place for you! 

Responsibilities:

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SHIPPING COORDINATOR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 50k - 55K

Job#: 7965

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Description:

Sportswear, ready to wear, menswear, childrenswear manufacturer, looking for a shipping and order entry coordinator.  AIMS experience is a plus.They are located at 36th and 7th ave.
Must have knowledge:

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SHOWROOM SALES ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 60-75k

Job#: 7971

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Specialty Stores Women and Childrens Manufacturer seeking an Energetic and Highly Organized Showroom Sales Assistant to join their team in support of the sales staff to help manage and maintain accounts. 

 MUST HAVE SHOWROOM EXPERIENCE 

Requirements:   

 

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TAILOR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $25-$32 / HR

Job#: 7958

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Major Madison Ave Retailer is looking for instore Custom Tailor 

Must come from Couture Retail Store.

Must have experience with Jackets 

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TECHNICAL DESIGN DIRECTOR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 175-350k

Job#: 7954

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Director of Technical Design:

 

This person would need to have 10+ years of experience in managing a technical design team and be able to come in hitting the ground running managing a team of 4-5 technical designers. 

 

Job Requirements:

 

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TECHNICAL DESIGNER MEN'S AND KIDS WEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 65-70K

Job#: 7949

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Urban/ Streetwear Apparel Manufacturer is looking for a Technical Designer.

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TEMP PRODUCTION MANAGER/SOURCING


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 30 HR

Job#: 7760

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

Our client is a well established womens swimwear manufacturer who is looking for a TEMPORARY  Production Coordinator/Sourcing Manager to join their fast paced team

Job Summary:

To coordinate and manage product needs between sales, design, and manufacturing entities overseas

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities

 

Skills:

 

 

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UNDERWEAR AND BASELAYER DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 90K - 110K

Job#: 7967

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client is a Menswear manufacturer looking for a Underwear and Baselayer Designer


Position Summary
Inspire and design a product that meets the Brand's DNA as well as commercial success.
Primary Responsibilities
• Design product throughout their development lifecycle, from concept to delivery
• Create original designs, including all infographics as well as illustrations
• Maintain brand consistency throughout all design projects
• Partner with creative service on packaging to ensure the cohesive brand message is met
• Build and communicate design ideas by creating storyboards, color trends, and style maps
• Present inspiration and complete category line to stakeholders and ensure business needs are met
• Work with tech design and product development on fit and product approvals, ensuring original integrity of design has been fully executed
• Establish and promote design guidelines, standards, and best practices
• Domestic and overseas travel as needed to shop the market and work with factories/product development partners during crucial development milestones
• Stay current on the latest industry trends and innovations

Qualifications
• Strong portfolio of professional and creative design projects
• Experience with graphics editing software (e.g., InVision, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
• Exceptional time management skills
• Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines
• Strong communication skills
• Leadership and organizational skills
• Keen eye for visual details
• Creative mind with a problem-solving attitude

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