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CAD Artist - Hanesbrands - New York City, NY at Hanes Brands in New York, New York

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:


The CAD Artist supports teammates and cross-functional partners with the creation of print, pattern and color Cads for bras and shapewear for all Classic and Contemporary brands. Must be able to develop production ready, trend-right artwork that contributes to business growth and building brand leadership.


Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Develop and design saleable prints based on trend, market research, and competition
  • Collaborate and communicate with team members and cross-functional partners to drive results
  • Ability to work in a team and build strong relationships
  • Open to taking creative direction
  • Work with Trend Department to make informed recommendations on seasonal color and prints
  • Develop seasonal selling tools with other CAD artists/teams
  • Ability to design for multiple brands at the same time, in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, meeting all calendar deadlines
  • Knowledge and ability to design brand appropriate prints within the margin requirements of the company
  • Develop prints from concept to production ready design, including repeat layouts and ability to reduce colors to accommodate printers' color limitations
  • Technical knowledge of print capabilities, limitations and techniques
  • Capable of troubleshooting artwork/measurements/placements based on the needs of mills
  • Understand garment construction as it relates to print development
  • Ability to provide detailed flat sketches of bras and shapewear from garments
  • Collaborate with team members on the creation of exciting digital color and trend presentations
  • Work with team members on populating seasonal brand roadmaps and planograms
  • Responsible for the creation of materials such as color swatch palettes, assortment boards, etc. to support key milestone meetings


Minimum education and experience required:

  • BA/BS Degree required in art, textile design, or graphic design OR AA Fashion Degree with 5 years of equivalent experience
  • 5 years in the industry required
  • Strong knowledge of print techniques
  • Excellent communication skills across all management levels and with peers
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced, team environment while meeting all calendar deadlines
  • Ability to work well with others and collaborate in a team environment
  • Must be creative, self-motivated and organized
  • Excellent computer skills on: Mac, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Excel, Outlook, and other applicable MS Office tools