Assistant Designer

Forever 21
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 1 day ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion,Retail

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.

Job Purpose:

The Apparel/Accessories Assistant Designer will be responsible for supporting the Design Team in all aspects of the design process. Deliverables:

  • 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

Knowledge, Skills, and 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

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