Assistant Designer - Lane Bryant

Lane Bryant
New York, NY, USA
Posted 3 days ago
Full timeRetail
Brand Overview

ascena is a leading national specialty retailer offering apparel, shoes, and accessories for women through our brands Ann Taylor, LOFT, and Lou & Grey, Lane Bryant and Cacique. We operate ecommerce websites and over 1200 stores throughout the United States.

Ready to apply? We currently have an opportunity for a Assistant Designer - Lane Bryant to join our team located at our LB NYC Design Off-LaneBryant-New York, NY 10036.

Position Overview

Assists the Design Team to execute to seasonal concept direction, line plan style needs, margin requirements and completion of product. Communicates to agents/vendors and other departments under the direction of the Designer / Senior Designer. Provides tactical, administrative and clerical support.

Performance requirements

  • Assist Sr. Designer/Designer in creating the product collections at the beginning of each season for specific category/categories
  • R&D new fabric and techniques
  • Research and assist creating new silhouettes for categories
  • Support design team by preparing necessary visual tools (i.e. sketches, doll boards, presentation in google slides, fabric swatches, color standards, etc)
  • Email daily communication to Agent/Vendor offices as needed
  • Assist in coordinating category samples and cads for line review and Line Coordination
  • Attend all Fit sessions pertaining to your category/categories
  • Partner and communicate with PD/Sourcing to ensure accurate translation of design intent
  • Partner with merchants to know and understand sales of your category and be able to apply this sales knowledge to future development
  • Collaborate with entire design team to support outfits, monthly messages and color within lifestyle
  • Assist in all sketching seasonal assortment, creating accurate seasonal tech packs, tech pack updates, and line sheets per categories under direction of the Sr. Designer and/or designer

Work Experience And Education Requirements

  • 1-2 years of experience in a design or product development related position for a fashion retailer.
  • Some background in fit, fabric development, finishes and construction details preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in design or related field preferred.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Power Point. Prior PLM, Adobe Illustrator and Kaleidostyle experience preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Ability to build and sustain relationships quickly.
  • Assist in all sketching seasonal assortment, creating complete accurate seasonal tech packs execution, tech pack updates, and line sheets per categories under direction of the Sr. Designer and/or designer


LB NYC Design Off-LaneBryant-New York, NY 10036

Position Type

Regular/Full time

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Company is committed to hiring and developing the most qualified people at all levels. It is our policy in all personnel actions to ensure that all associates and potential associates are evaluated on the basis of qualifications and ability without regard to sex (including pregnancy), race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability that can reasonably be accommodated without undue hardship, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected classification under federal, state, or local law. We do not discriminate in any of our employment policies and practices. All associates are expected to follow these principles in all relationships with other associates, applicants, or others with whom we do business.

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