Assistant Designer - Kids

United States
Posted 27 days ago
$45,000 — $53,000 / year
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion

About Us:

Earthbound is a leading product design, licensing and brand growth company that expands the reach of brands in the market on a global scale. With over 20 years of expertise in retail licensing, product development, and product design, Earthbound augments brand potential by offering unprecedented growth for powerhouse brands. For more information, please visit

Our office is located in the Flatiron District, NYC and we are currently operating on a hybrid schedule, in office Monday through Wednesday and remote on Thursday and Friday.

About You:

  • Are passionate about design, style, fashion, and kids wear
  • Love to work collaboratively in a group and have an innate willingness to dig in and contribute with your team.
  • Are driven and motivated by the possibilities ahead.
  • Think innovation is critical in a business environment and support others in creative thinking.
  • Pride yourself on the quality of work and are a stickler for the details.

Overview of Position:

The Assistant Designer - Kids will work with the kids design team and assist the team in creative execution of the products. This individual must be extremely organized, detail oriented, and adaptable to changing priorities. They must have passion about fashion design and an innovative mind to elevate the brand. The ideal candidate has experience creating tech packs as well as sketching.


  • Work with design team in creating tech packs from initial concept through development.
  • Sketch flat and details construction by using illustrator for tech pack.
  • Help create designs and incorporate feedback for finalization.
  • Assist in research of seasonal trends, market, and customer research.
  • Ensure that swatch library is the maintained by tracking, collecting, and organizing all information.
  • Assist in the development of the complete concept for the season and adapt it appropriately to the individual merchandise areas assigned.
  • Assist the team in partnering with production, fabric development, and sourcing to design merchandise.
  • Assist in reviewing the line plan with team/brand and agree on overall direction and content of the line for a season.
  • Assist with organizing and building concept design boards and presentations materials.
  • Keep design boards neat and up to date.
  • Prep samples and proto for review.
  • Ensure company objectives are met by helping create products that can drive sales and profitability in the organization.
  • Support design team with daily tasks and seasonal projects.
  • Execute specific design development projects as assigned by Design Management.
  • Perform additional duties and assignments as requested.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design, Fashion, or related field.
  • 1-2 years of experience
  • Portfolio showcasing design work.
  • Strong color and creative sense as well as trend/fashion awareness.
  • Knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, construction techniques, and trim.
  • Knowledge of fabric treatments as well as wash and dye techniques
  • Expertise with Adobe Suite - Illustrator and Photoshop. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Team-player.
  • Collaborative and eager to learn.
  • Ability to take direction, handle and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Exceptional organization skills as well as the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

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