ASSISTANT DESIGNER (Woven & Denim), Nautica

New York, NY, USA
Posted 3 days ago
Full timeEntry LevelMid to Senior Level


The Assistant Designer provides design support to the Design team in the creation and execution of women’s apparel categories, woven tops, dresses, bottoms, jackets and denim. Sketching, tech pack creation, trim development, trend research, product follow up, maintain the organization of the design office and sample expenses, communicate with the cross functional team (Merchandising, Production, Tech Design, and Trim Team), and assists the team in preparation for all milestone meetings, design presentation boards and set room.


• Research and identify trends that are relevant to the Nautica customer• Shop the market on a regular basis for ideas and inspiration• Maintain awareness of current selling information as well as market trends and conditions• Compile wash development standards, and communicate was comments to production• Develop strong working relationships with cross functional team members (Merchandising, Production and Graphics) through communication and problem solving.• Create sketches of styles in development• Execute technical packages that are organized and accurate• Maintain seasonal collection boards and walls• Create and update seasonal assortment sheet.• Understand the basics of the production process as it relates to the classification.• Maintain awareness of corporate calendar and help supervisor manage deadlines.• Attend and participate in fit sessions. Take detailed notes and follow up as needed.• Adhere to the design team budget and invoice process• Assist in day to day projects including filing/organizing, copying and updating development packages


• BA Degree from Art and Design schools; majoring in Womenswear Apparel Design• 1-2 years woven womenswear design experience with similar brand aesthetic required• Strong sketching skills• Ability to multi-task and shift priorities• Excellent organizational and communication skills• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Photoshop, & Illustrator• Portflio link must be included in the resume #assoc

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