Associate Fashion Designer

The Workroom LA
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full time

The Workroom LA is a full cycle apparel manufacturer with Mens and Womens brands and an extensive private label portfolio. We are a small tight-knit team of passionate and creative individuals who value integrity, responsibility, and fun. Our growing team is seeking a Associate Fashion Designer to support our Thread & Supply (https://threadandsupply.com/) division. This role will work closely with the Lead Designer to create tech packs and support the development process of samples.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Creates full tech packs and BOMs that meet Designers vision, concept, and fit expectations
  • Participates in fit sessions to review overall fit, balance, and details of the garment; update tech packs with fit comments and BOM updates
  • Assist with trend research, colors, fabrics, and trims
  • Maintain well organized fabric swatch and trim library
  • Work on design and concept for updates to best-selling styles
  • Perform additional duties and assignment as requested

Communication:

  • Communicates clearly with local and overseas vendors to oversee timely production of samples and handling of fit/construction issues.
  • Production-liaising between the Design and Development/Production Team

Competencies:

  • Degree in Apparel or Fashion (2-4-year program)
  • Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to product detail
  • Strong sketching skills required
  • Pattern knowledge
  • Color sensibility
  • Knowledge of the wash/dye process, embellishments and different fabrication
  • Experience fitting on a live model
  • Meticulous and organized
  • Able to take direction with minimal supervision
  • Follow through on all given tasks to completion
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with a sense of priority for deadlines and attention to detail
  • Flexible and adaptable in a rapidly growing company

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