Associate Designer Cut & Sew Knits

Alp ɴ Rock
San Marcos, CA, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full time

Associate Designer Cut & Sew Knits

(Full-time Temp-Perm) Maternity Leave 4-6 months

About Alp ɴ Rock

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our Team! Alp ɴ Rock is a fast growing premium Sport-Fashion lifestyle apparel brand. We cater to consumers who see the value in giving back just as much as they see the superior quality of our products. We are passionate about what we do and are very team oriented.

Check us out, we’d love to work with you!

The Opportunity

We are seeking a highly creative Associate Designer for Cut & Sew Knits who is driven and results oriented to help assist our lead designers while our Knits Designer is out on maternity leave. This position requires a highly skilled person to translate designs into graphic artwork and embroidery. We are looking for someone who is organized, detailed oriented and a fast learner. You must have a strong textile background and an eye for fashion, color, patterns, and print.


  • Translate Creative Director’s sketches and ideas into graphic art and embroidery
  • Archive artwork electronically for future retrieval from the electronic graphics library
  • Create and maintain tech packs including sketches, detailed artwork, and construction details
  • Update tech packs throughout the season to resolve any design/quality issues and communicate changes to the factory
  • Daily communication with overseas vendors
  • Review packages as they come into the warehouse for your category
  • Attend and participate in fit sessions with technical designer
  • Maintain and organize filing system for all styles
  • Assist with color approvals for fabrics and trims
  • Support Designers to meet seasonal timelines
  • Create and maintain mini boards presentations
  • Knowledge of garment construction in knit fabrics, trims, washes, and embroidery
  • Detailed understanding of the knit manufacturing process
  • Energetic team player with excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with partners in Design, Sales, and Production.

Required Qualifications:

  • This is a temporary position 40 hrs/week with potential to turn to permanent
  • Must submit a portfolio, resume, and cover letter
  • Advanced Knowledge in Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office (Word/ Excel, and Google Docs)
  • Must be willing to come into the office when needed.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills with the ability to multitask in fast paced environment
  • Strong artistic background
  • Entrepreneurial and driven attitude with creative thinking skills.
  • Positive, dedicated, team-oriented attitude
  • Experience in designing embroidery a plus

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in design or related field
  • 2-3 years of experience in design or related field

Company Benefits

  • Free clothing, casual dress code
  • Laptop provided
  • Hybrid work environment (usually 2 days in the office, the rest WFH)
  • Great team environment

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and a link to an online portfolio, or PDF portfolio samples.

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