Assistant Designer

Azazie
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full timeRetail & Wholesale

About Azazie:Azazie, Inc. is on a mission to reinvent shopping for bridesmaid dresses and wedding gowns! Our online-only store connects bridesmaids and brides with over 200 gowns in 60+ colors for bridesmaids, brides, and mothers of the bride. At Azazie, we believe that everyone deserves to don a gorgeous gown, regardless of size or budget. We carry standard sizes 0-30, and can make any of our dresses to your custom measurements. Every dress is made-to-order, making it a more sustainable and personalized option than off-the-rack retailers.

Job Overview:Azazie’s Design team is the driving force behind our brand’s commitment to beautiful, authentic designs with quality materials and construction. We are seeking an entry level Assistant Designer to join our growing design team! This position reports directly to Azazie’s Lead Designer/ Associate Designer and plays a key voice in contributing to the creative process.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Design

  • Report to Lead Designer and assist Associate designer during the development stage.
  • Research market trends/inspirations/ new colors (driven by Design Director)
  • Sketch initial concepts/flats (digital or illustrator)
  • Create and submit tech-packs (with detailed instruction) for bridal, bridesmaids, and other categories
  • Follow up with tech packs developed for the Lead Designer
  • Assist with model castings (taking model’s measurements and dressing models in our product
  • Correspond with factory throughout development (update sketches/provide corrective instruction)
  • Manage development charts (Writing product descriptions/ web info)
  • Assist in the development of creating moodboards
  • Maintain a deep understanding of Azazie products (major categories, as well as supportive categories)
  • Assist Associate Designer with fittings
  • Oversee that all product selected in line review has been sent for photoshoot
  • Assure that product launch details (colors/ photos/ descriptions/ filters) are accurately posted on the website.
  • Responsible for being liaison between oversees team and design team for subcategories (quality check of product to Azazie’s standard, provide web info, and product visual direction)

Photoshoots

  • Oversee and provide feedback for photo shoots
  • Collaborate with Creatives Team to provide photoshoot styling notes/ photo selects /product callouts
  • Attend Style Outs with Photoshoot Stylist to provide styling direction/ accessories
  • Identify product details to capture in photoshoot
  • Oversee product photography and direct stylist to correct any product fit issues
  • Provide model direction for poses to capture product accurately
  • Provide visual reference for the photographer to capture different product compositions.

Qualifications:

  • A degree in Fashion Design or related field.
  • Must present an online portfolio of design work with sketches
  • Strong fashion aesthetic, color sense and conceptual skills, upholding Designers vision for collection.
  • Strong communication and follow-up skills with design team and overseas factories
  • Ability to multi-task and take on additional projects and tasks as needed.
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Knowledge of garment construction, pattern-making, draping, and sewing
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Excel.
  • Fluent in Mandarin is a plus.

Position Details

  • Full Time
  • Temporary for 2 months, with possibility of permanent extension
  • Located in Los Angeles, CA

Physical Requirements:

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; frequently required to talk or hear; and occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and color vision.

Azazie, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements. Azazie, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $19.00 - $21.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Los Angeles, CA 90071: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Fashion design: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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