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[Bodynits][Full-Time Position] Designer




By Bodynits Group

Broad Function

Assist the Chief Designer in partnering with production, fabric development and sourcing of necessary material.

Job Responsibilities

  • Effectively create relevant, innovative design concepts within the Sportswear Design Team and communicate and present these in a concise and professional manner through a line review process.
  • Collaborate with Textile Design, Graphic Design and Color to ensure product specific elements are created specific to your category and designs.
  • Provide product information through detailed drawings and complete briefs to Pattern Makers and SD/CD so that prototypes and BOM’s can be created.
  • Must also be able to build Mood/ Concept boards.
  • Must also be able to design trend reports and show clear diagnostics of global trends in any Sportswear category.
  • Maintain knowledge of current trends, color, fabrics, trims, technology, and other sports related products through travel, research, and product usage experience.
  • Actively participate in design off-sites, inspiration trips or other design related extra curricular activities.
  • Participation in testing of products and fabrics in the field.
  • Ability to maintain a composed and professional demeanor within a flexible and (at times noisy) work environment.
  • Must be able to travel internationally and domestically utilising various transportation methods.
  • Participation and understanding of the sports that the Company produces products for.
  • Prepare and maintain tech packs from initial development through bulk.
  • Submit and approve artwork, print strike-offs, wash panels, lab dips, etc. 
  • Product development and materials research and sourcing
  • Communicate with factories
  • Select fabrics, embellishments, colours, or style for each garment or accessories

Job Specifications/Minimum Qualifications

  • BA in Fashion/Sportswear Design required.
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator with working knowledge of Photoshop, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of garment construction, patterns and textiles required.
  • Able to work well under pressure and deadlines.
  • Ability to gather appropriate input and make clear, well-reasoned decisions.
  • Aesthetically keen eye for high end design
  • Comfortable with team-based work structure; ability to remain flexible to change within the work environment and scope of responsibility.
  • Demonstrates initiative, is conscientious and provides complete follow-through on areas of responsibility.

Key Accountabilities

  • To support Chief designer through all stages of product lifecycle, from concept to manufacturing.
  • Liaising closely with the Product Developer and Garment Technologist on each style development.
  •  Ensuring the design vision is being achieved and can be implemented in bulk production.
  • Attend fit meetings with the teams on development samples.
  • Create detailed CAD's and design specifications and make revisions when necessary throughout development.



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