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Company:  Madewell
Location: 

Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Date:  Feb 18, 2021

Associate CAD Designer

Associate CAD Designer 

(Reports to Sr. CAD Designer) 
 

 

You’ve got to… 

  • Get us – a passion for the brand that shows up in everything you do, everyday. 

  • Be a strategic thinker – spend time and energy on what drives the greatest results. 

  • Look under rocks, be curious, ask questions and use your smarts to think boldly and do the right thing. 

  • Be a team player – cultivate productive relationships with cross-functional business partners. 

  • Communicate consistently, with purpose and an understanding of your audience. 

  • Be a multi-task master – make quick decisions under tight timelines. 

  • Be nimble and comfortable with change. 

  • Work independently and take the lead, even when all of the pieces are not in place. 

  • Articulate your point of view and have the courage and conviction to stand up for your beliefs. 

  • Have a great fashion esthetic and be all over what’s happening in the industry. 

  • Always be on, up for anything and ready to have fun along the way. 

 

We want you to… 

  • Support Sr. Cad Designer with interpreting, adapting, and creating artwork of all kinds, including floral, conversational, abstract, paisley, geo prints for all categories. 

  • Scan, clean, color-reduce, and create repeats from vintage or purchased samples. 

  • Interpret mainline prints for other categories including accessories, sweaters, swim.  

  • Color prints into seasonal palettes, via specific direction or independently, as needed. 

  • Finalize artwork for factory production. 

 

Oh, and by the way, you… 

  • Meticulous attention to detail with files and follow-through.  

  • Strong organizational skills, accountability in meetings with taking notes.  

  • Ability to work independently, but also a team player and collaborator.  

  • Excellent color sense and understanding of color balance and relationships. 

  • Ability to create original, on-brand artwork when needed. 

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) 

  • Knowledge of Pointcarre, PLM a plus, but not essential. 

  • Passion for vintage, textiles, art, sustainability a plus. 

  • 2-4 years experience, minimum, preferred. 

We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.


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