Associate RTW Designer

Greater Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 14 days ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion

Our Client is seeking an on-site Associate RTW Designer (Womenswear) to join their corporate office in Vernon, CA. This candidate will be working closely with the Senior Designer and will be working on cut & sew knits and soft+hard-woven tops and bottom categories.

Responsible for design and development of fashion styles from concept to production.

Please note this is a Full-time IN-OFFICE ROLE.


  • Collaborate with the Design team to identify trending seasonal big ideas, key trends, and silhouettes in RTW.
  • Design/ develop inspirational protos for seasonal conceptual meetings.
  • Conduct competitive market research.
  • Flawless execution of product and design vision from concept, sketch/design creation, through production.
  • Prepare presentation boards (Sketches, washes, fabrics).
  • Adhere to and enforce all calendar deadlines.
  • Collaborates with internal partners (Design, Production, Development, Sales, etc) and external resources (agents, suppliers, laundries, mills, factories, etc).
  • Monitors product category trends. Recommends product piece types for development and inclusion in the line.
  • Complete spec/tech packages including technical illustrations, construction details, trim sheets, etc.

Position Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of design experience in womenswear RTW is a MUST.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design or equivalent
  • Knowledge/ work experience in working with Domestic and International factories.
  • Ability to problem-solve when dealing with specifications, construction, or material issues with vendors.
  • Strong Photoshop & Illustrator skills
  • Strong sketching and design capability

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