Fashion Apparel Designer

Umgee USA
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 25 days ago
Full timeManufacturing

About Us:

Umgee USA was founded in 2001 at the heart of the Downtown Los Angeles Fashion District. Now a leader in the wholesale fashion industry, we strive to develop the highest quality products and to provide the best customer experience. We cater to our market needs through a strong presence in tradeshows across the United States and through our e-commerce platforms.

As a growing company in this wholesale industry, we don’t plan on slowing down. We’re always innovating, planning, and thinking ahead. We’re looking for candidates who are professional and upbeat, carry positive energy and have team spirit to be part of our team!

Job Description:

At Umgee USA, we're a fashion brand that boldly empowers women of all ages by offering an eclectic mix of contemporary and plus size styles.

As part of the Umgee team, Designers go above and beyond to help create the best product for our customers – every day is an opportunity for you to learn and grow from the best designers in the industry! We're looking for eager, motivated and career-driven individuals to join our team!

Key Qualifications:

  • Must work directly with Senior Designers
  • Support Design and Product development teams
  • Must be extremely organized and have the ability to multi-task
  • Must be skilled in the usage of all Microsoft, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and other programs as defined by Umgee USA
  • Flat sketch with detailed garment information to pass to technical design counterpart
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to work with team members in Design and Product Development, and must be professional in all areas mentioned
  • Understand product construction (e.g. finishes, fabrics, hardware, stitches, safety requirement(s))
  • Interest in fashion, particularly women’s fashion, and agility at learning new products and trends
  • Must research seasonal trends, fabrics and silhouettes

Additional Requirements (Education, Training and Experience):

  • Associate degree in major or significant coursework in Apparel Design, or related disciplines highly preferred
  • At least five years of related work experience highly preferred
  • Must be able to business travel domestically and internationally
  • Bilingual Required (English, Korean)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $40.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:

All candidates are required to wear a mask and subject to a temperature check before entering the office.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Los Angeles, CA 90011: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Fashion design: 5 years (Preferred)

Language:

  • Korean (Required)

Work Location: One location

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