Assistant Designer and CAD Artist

Nazareth, PA 18064, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full time

SWIM USA is the premiere designer and manufacturer of women's swimwear located in Nazareth, PA. We are 84 years young and seeking an Assistant Designer and CAD Artist to join our expanding team. We offer an industry-leading benefit package including generous PTO and health benefits after 30 days.

Job Summary

The Assistant Designer and CAD artist assists the Designer to create and design product and create computer illustrations of silhouettes and prints.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create product based on specific internal and external customer requirements
  • Work in Illustrator and Photoshop to create CADs using artwork and line drawings
  • Keep working line lists updated based on meetings
  • Create and manipulate art files; put art into repeat and be able to create additional colorways
  • Review and comment on product development needs (Lab dips, strike offs, trims), as needed
  • Require a superior color vision of less than 16 errors via the Munsell color test
  • Create selling tools-presentation boards, line sheets and other design tools, as needed
  • Follow a Time and Action calendar and keep organized design notes from all meetings
  • Design new bodies and create sketches for development
  • Participate in print selection
  • Organize strike offs for easy reference when needed, create virtual design library
  • Shop marketplace and concept continuous research for trends and ideas for future development
  • Attend cross functional team meetings for all assigned brands
  • All other duties as assigned by the Designer


Education:High School diploma or equivalent OR Bachelor's degree in Fashion Design or Graphics Design


Minimum 1-3 years as Assistant Designer and/or CAD artist preferred


  • Strong sketching and illustration ability
  • Strong fashion and color print sense
  • Drawing, color and eye for layout and balance
  • Organizing all art and arranging to meet deadlines
  • Strong computer, CAD, and design skills
  • Must have clear communication, strong organizational skills, good judgement, etc.
  • Must be a team player, reliable, and possess high quality of work

Working Conditions:

Office (Monday thru Friday 9-5pm). Willing to put in hours needed to meet deadlines


Travel for meetings, fashion/trend shopping and trade shows, as needed

Physical Demands:

Must be able to stand, sit, and walk 8 hours/day

All candidates MUST provide proof of at least 1 (one) COVID vaccination at the time an offer is made, or contact the SWIM USA Human Resources team, if eligible for an exemption.


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