Fashion Designer

Microtron Inc requires skilled fashion designers, with a eye for fashion and clear understand of the E-textiles industry. Our fashion designers need to be able to create a new design, research current fashion trends, and make sound predictions about future trends using trend reports published by fashion industry trade groups. We need fashion designers with strong social media presence. We look for those that can create collections from inspirations they get from their regular surroundings. We look for skilled photographers, and those that can identify with cultures and have experience in places they have visited, or from various art media that inspire them.  At Microtron Inc After they have an initial idea, our designers try out various fabrics and produce a prototype, often with less expensive material than what will be used in the final product. They work with models to see how the design will look and adjust the designs as needed. 

Job Duties

  • Examine sample garments on and off models, modifying   designs to achieve desired effects

  • Develop artistic or design concepts for commercial purposes.

  • Sketch rough and detailed drawings of apparel or accessories, and write specifications such as color schemes, construction, material types, and accessory requirements.

  • Draw detailed or technical illustrations.

  • Confer with sales and management executives or with clients to discuss design ideas.

  • Collaborate with others to develop or refine designs.

  • Identify target markets for designs, looking at factors such as age, gender, and socioeconomic status.

  • Attend fashion shows and review garment magazines and manuals to gather information about fashion trends and consumer preferences.

  • Able to sketch their ideas digitally with computer-aided design (CAD) programs.

  • Point of contact for all brands and questions.
  • Execute Purchase Requests & report on product progress.
  • Research, test, and implement new polymer materials. 
  • Monitor current trends.

  • Select materials and production techniques to be used for products.

  • Select materials or props.

  • Provide sample garments to agents and sales representatives, and arrange for showings of sample garments at sales meetings or fashion shows.

  • Promote products, activities, or organizations.

  • Design custom clothing and accessories for individuals, and for special tasks. 

Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for Leading, Training, and Coordinating teams on how to sketch, develop a mood board, and pick out the fabric based on the task of the clothing. 
  • Adapt other designers' ideas for the mass market. 

  • Determine prices for styles.

  • Draw patterns for articles designed, cut patterns, and cut material according to patterns, using measuring instruments and scissors.

  • Build models, patterns, or templates.

  •   Maintain inventories of materials, equipment, or products.

  • Collaborate with other designers to coordinate special products and designs.

  •  Collaborate with others to develop or refine designs.

  • Promote our brands and wearable products or accessories, and market them through venues such as boutiques or mail-order catalogs.

  • Promote products, activities, or organizations.

  • Test fabrics or oversee testing so that garment care labels can be created.

  • Sew together sections of material to form mockups or samples of garments or articles, using sewing equipment.

  • Task with inspecting clothes and finishing errors

  • Tasked with assembling parts and components.
  • Able to integrate our wearables with the brands, monitor material usage, and 3D Print patterns. 
  • Able to convert CAD files to STL Files
  • Convert Sketchup files to CAD Files
  • Able to use Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience in 3D computer sculpting/modeling  for product prototypes and interior spaces. Proficient in texturing and realistic lighting.
  • Strong abilities in CAD Design or equivalent (Solid Works, 3D Studio Max).

Key Skills 

  • Requires the ability to analyze information and evaluate all options to achieve the best solutions to various design or department challenges. 
     
  • Work independently or in a team environment. 
     
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

High school diploma or GED equivalent plus must have experience in Fashion design and Fashion Consulting, including certifications in Engineering. Must be knowledgeable in operation of  Fabric printing equipment.

Bachelor's degree in Fashion Technology or Fashion Design or past experience in freelance designing. If you have experience simply send us your portfolio. 

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This is a Full-time position. Hours of work are Monday, through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Maybe subject to come to the office after hours to check on prints. 

Travel is primarily national during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and international travel may be expected. (Italy, Dubai, France, & London)

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS

Background in Fashion Consulting or Design

Proficient in a Foreign Language 

WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCE

H1-B sponsorship, special clearances, etc. 

To request more information about this job including location, salary, and wages click below. 


Fashion Blogger/Social MEdia Strategist

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We are looking for a fashion blogger, with a unique eye for style. They will perform market research for each Fashion season, create mood boards, and get all key trends together. They will collaborate cross functionally with fashion experts in Europe and East Asia. The fashion consultant is in charge of create a hits list of brands to target to integrate our products. They will visit stores, review product online, reach out to brands for product/ collaborations. Our style consultant is in charge of taking picture of the latest trends and producing content ideas. They will assist in live iPhone/camera shots and scope out areas of NYC & LA for scheduled shoots. They will compose blogs on the latest trends, and participate in magazine interviews. The fashion blogger will help with getting product ready for shoots and scoping out the marketplace to see what is out there and assist in executing expense reports. 

Job Duties

  •  Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions. 
  • Collaborate cross functionally with fashion experts in Europe and East Asia.
  •  Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. 
  • Interview experts and celebrities in the fashion industry, such as models and designers, and will explore up-and-coming trends in the industry.

  • Promote our latest products and brands on social media. 

  • Communicate with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

  • Convince others to buy merchandise/goods or to otherwise change their minds or actions.

  • Develop and maintain plan for organization's Internet presence, based on management priorities, policy directions, and goals.

  • Perform continuous enhancements and modifications to blogs.

  • Assess new standards, technologies and trends, and formulate plans for future enhancement to blogging strategies.

  • Use latest syndication and blogging tools with HTML, when appropriate.

  • Ensure blog(s) are accessible from a variety of different environments.

  • Produces a consistent visual image on blog(s) including maintenance of templates and image archives.

  • Ensure images are delivered to the viewer at sufficient high speed and quality.

  • Creates image links and ensure links are up to date.

  • Troubleshoot and repairs bugs and problems.

  •  Respond promptly to blog comments and email

  • Provide metrics of traffic statistics, reports and blog comment feedback to appropriate areas.

  • Research, write/edit and create layout for new articles and features.

  • Act as liaison between blog readers and corporation

  • Interface collaboratively with web design team to insure cohesiveness between blog(s) and corporate web site.

  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

  • Attend trade shows and setup displays and more. 

Responsibilities and desired experience

Business Savvy

* Ability to include corporate objectives and mission throughout blog presentation.

* Solicit feedback from internal departments and understand mission of key departments.

* Ability to make presentations on blog feedback, metrics and comments at business intelligence meetings

* Assist management in Identifying opportunities, based on new developments in the blogsphere

* Maintain high ethics with blog presentation, content and daily work tasks

Social Networking 

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

* Present professional, but friendly posture with blogsphere colleagues and throughout the Internet

* Provide management and key departments with intelligence from blog feedback, metrics and external discussions related to blog content

* Collaborate with internal departments to enhance blog features and presence

* Act as ambassador and liaison for company with the Internet community

* Develop collaborative partnerships on-line and off-line.

 * To have basic knowledge of website graphic formats (HTML, PDF, Java and etc.) 

* Work independently or in a team environment. 

Writing

* Proofreading and editing skills.

* Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.

* Ability to write simply with a conversational style

* Writing should be informative, but not verbose

Key Skills

 Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills. 

Have a strong social media presence, and a large follower base both on Twitter & Instagram. 

 Self-discipline with the ability to plan, schedule, organize, monitor, and administrate various projects at the same time to meet production schedules with very tight deadlines. 

Ability to multi‐task between various formats, software and company divisions. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Experience in Photography/Vlogging and Twee-gramming for Fashion Design companies. Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Conducting Formal Interviews. Strong abilities in bringing in user traffic and following the latest trends. 

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS

Background in Fashion Blogging

Education and Experience

Fashion Design 

Video Editing 

Social Media Enthusiast 

Preferred Experience 

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Fashion Technology preferred or Consulting. 

Proficiency

Macintosh OS X platform and the following software applications – Adobe Creative Cloud (including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) Adobe Acrobat Pro X, presentation programs Keynote 6.5 and PowerPoint 2011, Microsoft Word and Excel, Microsoft Office 365. Also knowledge of iPad and iPhone platform. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This is a Part-time position. Hours of work are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Maybe subject to come to the office after hours to check on prints. 

Travel is primarily national during the business day.

WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCE

H1-B sponsorship, special clearances, etc. 

To request more information about this job including location, salary, and wages click below. 

   

Seamstress

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 Being a seamstress is a skill-based profession in most cases, so all a person needs to become a seamstress is the ability to sew. But in this case the seamstress will be handling high performance material and they must be able to successfully stitch in components and hide them from outside perception. At Microtron Inc a seamstress needs to master special skills and acquire knowledge of how to make and mend clothing. They have to do alterations, sew hems, fix tears, mend zippers and apply buttons. 

JOB DUTIES

    •    Visit manufacturers or trade shows to get samples of fabric

    •    Select fabrics, embellishments, colors, or a style for each garment or accessory. 

    •    Work with other designers or team members to create prototype designs. 

    •    Present design ideas to the creative director or showcase them in fashion or trade shows.

    •     Giving advice on which combination of fabrics and patterns may give the best results.

    •    Discussing the client's requirements.

    •    Showing the client fabric samples and    pattern books

    •    Taking measurements.

    •    Adapting an existing pattern, or producing a new pattern for the client.

    •    Tacking the fabric pieces together for a fitting

    •    Fitting the garment and making adjustments to create a perfect fit.

    •    Working out the cost of the work, taking into account the fabric, trimmings and time needed

    •  Using the pattern to cut out the fabric pieces

RESPONSIBILITIES 

    •    Responsible for Training, and Coordinating teams on how to sew, stitch in components, and pick out the fabric based on the task of the clothing. 

    •    Implement embroidery to hide components. 

    •    Work with designers and stylist to determine alterations to the design.

    •    Draw patterns for articles designed, cut patterns, and cut material according to patterns, using measuring instruments and scissors.

    •   Maintain inventories of materials, equipment, or products.

    •    Collaborate with other designers to coordinate special products and designs.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Experience in Embroidery/Industrial Sewing and Tailoring for Fashion Design companies.  Strong abilities in following the latest trends. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This is a Part-time position. Hours of work are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Maybe subject to come to the office after hours to check on prints. 

Travel is primarily national during the business day.

WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCE

H1-B sponsorship, special clearances, etc. 

To request more information about this job including location, salary, and wages click below.