Assistant Designer (Technical)

The Elder Statesman
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full time

The Elder Statesman is looking for a detail-oriented and technically-focused Assistant Designer to assist the Design department in seasonal development. Experience in working with both knit and woven tech packs is ideal. The primary focus of this role will be in creating and managing tech packs, BOMs and samples. This role is full-time on site.

Responsibilities include:

·       Work with Senior Designer to create tech packs for seasonal collections.

·       Update CADs & BOMs after Creative Director approval meetings and Senior Designer guidance and produce recaps

·       Attend fittings, take notes and manage all tech pack updates and revisions

·       Liaise between Product Developer and Art Department to achieve printer ready artworks, intarsias and other application techniques

·       Update and keep organized various binders for fabrics/CADs/fit notes/trims/artwork

·       Work with Product Developer to source new textiles, yarns, trims, vendors

·       Regularly correspond with Sales/Production/Technical teams

·       Work with Pattern Maker and Sample Knitters to create 1st prototypes through to SMS sample and Pre-Production hand-off

·       Track and manage all samples through to SMS and make sure development calendar is followed and on target

Qualifications:

·       Experience with creating and managing tech packs

·       Basic technical understanding of both knits and wovens

·       Extremely detail-oriented

·       Ability to read and update spec lists and patterns

·       Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Excel

·       Highly organized and able to track and manage samples and development process from start to finish

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