Associate Apparel Designer

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 29 days ago
$55,000 — $65,000 / year
Full time

Associate Apparel Designer- Mens & Boys


The Associate Designer will report to and work in partnership with the Head Designer to create boys and mens designs that cater to the contemporary, street and mass markets. Product includes full collection sportswear, tops and bottoms, knits and wovens, swim. Experience with girls design is a plus.


-Work alongside Design & Merchandising in its day to day creative projects while maintaining its organization

-Assist in new SMU projects, cad and tech pack revisions, create presentation linesheets

-Work closely with the Head Designer in the seasonal creation process of boys and mens design, taking ownership along the way and bringing new ideas and inspiration to the brands

-Research and identify current trends compiling results in various presentation formats and tools for creative direction

-Apply trend results into fresh designs and design capsules meeting our customer profiles within our mass market footprint

-Create new development tech packs and boms with great attention to detail following them through into production

-Great eye and experience working with prints and graphics in AI and PS: researching, creating direction, recoloring, editing, sizing, placing on garments, pitching

-Communicate development process with cross functioning teams, vendors, factories and freelance designers

-Create and maintain various forms of seasonal wip reports that serve as powerful tools for internal and external insight

-Prepare new development samples for showroom & meeting presentations


-2 to 3 years of professional industry experience in mens/boys apparel design

-Excited to take lead and ownership and bring their ideas to the table

-Strong sense and understanding of apparel construction, design process, fabric, color, trend & embellishment

-Firm knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop and Excel

-Excellent with cad sketching, cads, cad presentations and navigating through Illustrator and Photoshop as they apply to an Apparel Designer

-Organized and ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously

-Team player & collaborator, eager to learn, positive vibe and attitude

-Portfolio website and examples of work required. Position is in person in our Los Angeles office, local candidates only. Applicants with professional industry experience in mens/boys apparel design will be considered

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