Assistant Designer T by Talbots

New York, NY, USA
Posted 2 months ago
Full timeRetail
Assistant Designer – T by Talbots

This position is responsible for assisting the Designer in the creation of a fully concepted line for the designated end user.

What We Offer:

  • Growth! Here at Talbots our goal is to give you the tools to grow beyond this position and into the next.
  • Condensed Work Week! If we have no work obligations, our Life-Work balance approach allows for us to start our weekend at 1pm on Fridays.
  • Complete Benefit Package! Our benefits kick off the first day of the month after your start date! Discover more about our full benefits package here. We have competitive time off, including paid time to volunteer within the community.
  • Merchandise Discounts! 50% off Talbots and our Haven Well Within brand as well as local business discounts (where applicable)!

What You’ll Do:

  • Assists in identifying seasonal fashion direction, merchandise trends and client needs for the area of responsibility.
  • Assists in the execution of tech packs, both flat and technical sketches, pitch sheets and trim sheets.
  • Contributes to conceptualization and implementation of the line. Prepares presentation boards highlighting fabric, flats, and figure sketches. Assists in set up of all Concept presentations.
  • Participates in line assortment building and line presentations with the goal of creating a cohesive and exciting collection.
  • Assists in research and development for trims and print and pattern.
  • Attends all fittings and provides input/feedback as necessary. Keeps detailed notes from all fittings.
  • Facilitates and administers interoffice communication.
  • Adheres to calendar and attends all meetings as required.
  • Researches competitive markets.
  • People Management
  • Builds collaborative relationships with vendors and internal clients
  • Interfaces professionally and works effectively in group settings
  • Assists in executing designs to the Conceptual Assortment Plan slots while staying within the pre-determined development ratios.
  • Continues to develop and increase understanding of Talbot’s customer.
  • Key partners include: Product Management, Merchandising, Fabric and Color teams, Technical Design, and Vendors.

Who You Are:

  • Knowledge and experience at a level normally acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1-3 years of related experience.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop required.

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