Assistant Shapewear Designer

24 Seven Talent
New York, NY, USA
Posted 1 month ago
$45,000 — $55,000 / year
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion

Client Overview: Our client is a leading wholesale intimate apparel and sleepwear company with a wide portfolio of licensed brands along with private in-house brands.

Position Overview: Design team is seeking an Assistant Designer to join the team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for assisting the Senior Designer with developing collections for shapewear that are brand-right, commercial designs that reflect the conceptual direction and business strategy.

Assistant Designer Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate on the direction for the styling, fabrication, and color development of multiple shapewear brands and categories, and to produce seasonal trend and color concepts.
  • Shop the market and oversee sourcing for new and innovative fabrics, trims, and technology.
  • Design and recommend product lines with consideration given to trend, silhouettes, and cost of goods.
  • Understand and incorporate market intelligence and business strategy into product design.
  • Independently produce development concepts and project manage and oversee the sample development and production process.
  • Prepare for, attend, and present at internal meetings and external buyer meetings.
  • Present seasonal concept trend, print, and color to senior team.
  • Attend fittings and provide comments from a design perspective for all relevant product categories.
  • Develop strong working relationships with cross functional team members (Sales, Production and Graphics) through communication and problem solving.

Assistant Designer Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years’ working experience in design and a degree in Fashion or related field.
  • Must have knowledge of garment construction and category specific fabrications.
  • Ability to work across multiple brands / customers.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, & Illustrator, Microsoft Excel a plus.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Management or mentorship experience is required.
  • Must be organized and be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective overseas e-mail communication.

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