Assistant Designer

United Legwear & Apparel Co.
Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
Posted 18 days ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion


Founded in 1998 United Legwear & Apparel Co. (ULAC) is a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of socks, legwear, sportswear, bodywear, and accessories. As one of the leading resources in the industry, ULAC offers a full range of apparel, from newborn/toddler sizes through teens and adults.


United Legwear & Apparel Co. has assembled a team of experienced professionals with like priorities all working together to make the company the very best in the business. Whether in sales, finance, planning, licensing, or shipping, the goal is always customer satisfaction and superior product.


Our design and merchandising teams have expertise in identifying emerging trends, fashions, and consumer desires. We also understand the essence of a brand and translate each brand’s DNA while creating apparel and accessories with the most advanced fabrics and yarns and designing items for sport/performance needs and lifestyle. It is the company goal to deliver the best quality goods and the most innovative products within a category.


The company as a whole works at a very fast pace. We thrive in an environment filled with tight deadlines, collaboration and camaraderie. The entire company is very tight knit. While we value sharp minds and professionalism, we like to surround ourselves with people who have a quirky sense of humor, and who understand what it means to be confident yet humble. We know how to get things done and have fun at the same time, and are looking for someone who can do the same.

Essential Functions (Including but not limited to):

  • Assist Designer/Design team in the conception and execution of designated line.
  • Creating technical packages, creating art files and sizing art and modify and update information as necessary throughout development cycle.
  • Communicate with cross-functional teams & overseas offices to assist in workload and deliverables.
  • Document and preserve all illustrations, design layouts, and design development information for future reference.
  • Organize, update and maintain Design sketch boards, line sheets, print boards, fabric boards, research boards, and garment samples for use and reference at all times.
  • Participate in research and development of the current and the latest fashion trends.
  • Adhere to seasonal time and action calendar to meet all deliverables.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned in support of the company needs and operations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion or related area and 2+ years of experience in Design.
  • Solid understanding of customer preferences on fashion and style trends.
  • Strong sketching skills, color sense, and fabric knowledge.
  • Computer skills to include knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite, database systems and internet and ability to learn how to design through new/advanced technology.
  • Good written and verbal skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks and workload seamlessly and follow-up.
  • Ability to be a team player in a fast-paced environment and apply good work habits to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the company/department.

* United Legwear & Apparel Company is interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we do not currently sponsor visas.

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