Assistant Designer

Perry Ellis International
Miami, FL, USA
Posted 2 days ago
Full time

About Perry Ellis International

Perry Ellis International, Inc. is a leading designer, distributor and licensor of a broad line of high quality men's and women's apparel, accessories and fragrances. The company's collection of dress and casual shirts, golf sportswear, sweaters, dress pants, casual pants and shorts, jeans wear, active wear, dresses and men's and women's swimwear is available through all major levels of retail distribution. The company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns a portfolio of nationally and internationally recognized brands, including: Perry Ellis®, An Original Penguin by Munsingwear®, Laundry by Shelli Segal®, Rafaella®, Cubavera®, Ben Hogan®, Savane®, Grand Slam®, John Henry®, Manhattan®, Axist® and Farah®. The company enhances its roster of brands by licensing trademarks from third parties, including: Nike® for swimwear, and Callaway®, PGA TOUR® and Jack Nicklaus® for golf apparel. Additional information on the company is available at


The Assistant Designer is responsible for the administration and follow up of the product design process.


  • Actively participates in the conceptual development of product lines.
  • Assists in ensuring that product is consistent with market trends as well as business strategy.
  • Provides recommendations regarding seasonal themes, edits to line, new concepts, etc.
  • Responsible for details on design of product to include preparing and updating sketches and specifications.
  • Assists with technical design fittings and ensures that updates are executed.
  • Ensure product design package is complete, accurate and handed off to product development team, tech department and vendors on time for prototypes and salesmen samples.
  • Monitors lab-dips, knit-downs, strike offs and handloom approvals.
  • Technical sketches in Illustrator
  • Responsible for approval of sales samples to ensure garment is production-ready.
  • Bachelor degree(B.A) from a college or university, major in Design
  • Ability to learn how to design through technology (e.g., illustrator and photoshop a must, Ned Graphics, PLM)
  • Superior color and taste level
  • High level of creativity with a passion for design
  • Working Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Ability to learn new computer technology including 3-D design
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and design around concepts.
Legal DisclaimerPerry Ellis International is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their individual background and characteristics. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment. This commitment extends to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, and termination. By submitting your application, you acknowledge and agree to the company's commitment to equal employment opportunities.We encourage you to read and understand our Privacy Policy here.

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