Associate CAD Designer - Kids

United States
Posted 10 days ago
$60,000 — $70,000 / year
Full timeDesign Services,Retail Apparel and Fashion

About Us:

Earthbound is a leading product design, licensing and brand growth company that expands the reach of brands in the market on a global scale. With over 20 years of expertise in retail licensing, product development, and product design, Earthbound augments brand potential by offering unprecedented growth for powerhouse brands. For more information, please visit

We work in a Hybrid work environment, where our teams are in the office Monday-Wednesday and working remotely Thursday and Friday. Our office is in the Flatiron District NYC.

About You:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Love to work collaboratively in a group and have an innate willingness to dig in and contribute with your team.
  • Are driven and motivated by the possibilities ahead.
  • Can work cross functionally and foster positive relationships with clients and licensees.
  • Pride yourself on the quality of work and are a stickler for the details.

Overview of Position:

The CAD designer will be a part of a children's apparel design team, specifically focusing on creating prints and graphics for the boys or girls department across all categories of apparel. The Designer should have a strong eye for color with attention to detail to create product ready artwork. Their background should be primarily apparel.


  • Assist Team on print development to meet expectations and meet deadlines as well as remains consistent with brand strategies.
  • Create/edit new print and pattern, rework archived prints, alter and digitize vintage fabrics and work with Director on all colorways.
  • Assist in the preparation of artwork package for production ready standards; uploading files for review.
  • Current on trends, color and print designs for art concepts and strategy.
  • Assist in departmental maintenance such as printer and file archiving maintenance; maintain print library and print charts.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining seasonal color palettes.
  • Adhere to time & action calendar.
  • Support the team in preparation for meetings and due dates.
  • Create print boards for concept presentations.
  • Collaborate with Team to create prints that align with trend, brand and ready for production.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience, primarily in apparel
  • Strong CAD expertise skills.
  • Solid color sense and ability to match colors accurately.
  • Strong artistic, creative and drawing skills.
  • Proven ability to develop fashion prints/patterns.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator and MS Office.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Great organizational skill and team oriented.

Compensation: $60,000 - $70,000 DOE

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