Assistant, Designer (Wovens) - Robert Graham in New York, New York | Careers at Robert Graham (1400 Broadway)

Robert Graham
New York, NY, USA
Posted 14 hours ago
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Specific Responsibilities

The Assistant Designer supports the Design Director in the seasonal design development process, from concept to delivery, by contributing original, trend-appropriate design concepts that meet market needs and drive sales and ensuring the timely execution of each stage in the process.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy & Innovation

  • Assist and take direction from Design Director for preliminary design research, including competitive analysis; pull fabrics, develop concepts, assemble presentation boards for meetings, prepare mock-ups, color-ups, inspirational photos
  • Assist in development of initial seasonal design category in context of larger assortment

Operations & Results

  • Track design schedule to ensure timely execution of product development calendar
  • Support Design Director in creating Illustrator sketches; assist in preparation of specification sheets; prepare designs for line review; prepare line sheets and update as necessary
  • Maintain product development logs, line sheets, boards and design archives library; maintain designs in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system or shared drives
  • Research and coordinate raw materials and trims for approval; maintain fabric/trim library
  • Review lab dips; Coordinate print and graphics where appropriate; observe and assist with fit process; keep detailed notes

Customers & Relationships

  • Follow-up with internal customers and partners including technical design and production; facilitate interoffice communication
  • Build collaborative relationships with vendors and internal customers

Leadership & Teams

  • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary

Skills and Requirements

  • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented, meticulous, and creative
  • Basic knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, silhouettes, color ways, sewing techniques, fabrication and trim
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design
  • 1-3 years related experience and/or training in apparel
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe products and Mac computers; knowledge of CAD preferable

In return, we provide an industry-competitive salary, along with a comprehensive benefits plan (medical, dental, vision) that includes a matching 401(k), Summer Fridays, generous PTO, merchandise discounts, excellent career development opportunities, and a work environment that reflects our industry leadership. Our social impact program, Centric Cares, focuses on volunteerism to make a difference in communities we live and work in and our D&I committee is shaping the future of diversity, equity and inclusion at Centric Brands though workshops, resources and inspiring conversation.

Salary Range: $55,000 - $60,000

At Centric Brands, we believe our people are our greatest asset, and we seek to structure competitive compensation offers to ensure that we are able to attract and retain the best talent. Our job postings include an annual base salary range at the time of employment. The stated base salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on several factors, including the selected candidate's educational and professional experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the selection process. Base salary is a part of a total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, annual bonus and other Centric Brands sponsored benefit programs.

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Centric Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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