Assistant / Associate Designer

Apiece Apart
New York, NY, USA
Posted 7 days ago
Full time

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Seasonal Calendar and keep development on track
  • Create initial Development Techpacks and BOMs
  • Create, update and organize flat sketches by hand using Procreate and CADs with Illustrator
  • Create and maintain WIP, sample logs, shipping log, linesheet, etc.
  • Communicate with factories and vendors
  • Sample tracking
  • Spec garments to prep for fittings
  • Attend development fittings – take detailed notes, upload fit photos, revise sketches, etc.
  • Fit comments - Responsible for working directly with the TD team in office to complete fit comments, construction details and POM selection when needed
  • Research inspiration, design details, print techniques, etc. .
  • Print Development - Assist with colorups, assist with print launches, follow up with strike offs, assist with revised print comments, Pantone matching, etc.
  • Sourcing any domestic trims, etc. on a need basis, source fabric with agents in NY, create sourcing documents for overseas factories
  • Maintain and organize all files, materials, and communication
  • Responsible for attending weekly TD trainings in office

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Degree in fashion design or similar
  • 5+ years of related experience – Contemporary or Designer brand a plus
  • Ability to understand and fully incorporate the brand’s aesthetic
  • Extensive knowledge in garment and fabric construction
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop and Excel
  • Detailed oriented, organized and strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent sense of style, color and print
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Deep interest in sustainable practices
  • Based in New York and able to work in person and remote

To Apply:

Please email resumes and portfolio link to [email protected] and [email protected] Please include job title in subject line.

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