ASSISTANT DESIGNER, APPAREL

Forever 21
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 20 days ago
Full timeEntry Level

Overview

Forever 21 is a fashion industry leader making the latest trends accessible to all while inspiring unique style and confidence. With a renewed focus on the customer experience, the brand offers high style designs and fashion basics with compelling values and a dynamic store environment. While driving innovation across e-commerce and digital to expand access and convenience, the brand continues to strengthen its positioning as today’s preferred destination for the fashionable consumer. Forever 21 is located in more than 540 locations globally and online, and we’re seeking passionate and creative people to join our Forever family. The Apparel Assistant Designer will support the Design Team in all phases of the design process.

Responsibilities

Work closely with design team members and assist in design set-up  Create and revise tech packs as requested by supervisor or manager    Gather and compile garment measurements, construction details, and trim/fabric information needed for package development to handoff to Production team   Track development samples to ensure samples are received on time    Spec proto samples to ensure they are up to measurement, pattern, color, and quality standards  Organize and maintain fabric, trim, and sample libraries for easy access and reference  Research trends and bring in new ideas through competitive shopping, magazines, websites, and runway shows

Qualifications

Must have a Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Fashion Apparel Design   Must have 1-2 years of Fashion Design experience    Must have ability to sketch by hand and/or with Illustrator  Must be proficient in Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Excel, and Word  Must have strong interest in fashion design, commercial color sense, pattern merchandising ability, and general market knowledge  Basic garment construction knowledge required  Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently  Must be a team player, open to taking direction, and able to work well under pressure ADDITIONAL DATA: The salary for this position is $22.10 - $26.23/hourly. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to position offered and work experience. In addition to your salary, Forever 21, and its affiliated brands, offers a benefits package, including 401(k) plan, overtime pay, flexible work schedule and a generous employee discount program (all benefits are based on eligibility). Additional information regarding the benefits for this position can be found at https://sparcbenefits.com/Candidate-Benefits-Highlights.

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