Personal assistant to Fashion Designer

New York, NY, USA
Posted 21 days ago
Full time

About us

Olivvi is a new RTW womenswear brand, which will be launching it's first collection on October 2022.

Embodying courage and determination, Olivvi speaks with boldness and warmth. It's a brazen statement said with class, intricately balancing edge with femininity. Olivvi is the embodiment of a girl in the city. It’s an image of her strength, coupled with her infectious amiability. Olivvi was built with the city in mind. Weaving lines tell of the roads, the crosswalk, the grid that makes the city streets, and traffic lines that lead the way.

If you’ve got a passion for fashion and want to get your feet wet in the fashion industry, this job as a personal assistant to our Lead Designer might be for you.

Candidate that lives in Brooklyn, Manhattan or Queens preferred.Candidates that send a cover letter to [email protected] or by message will get put of the top of the list to review their resumes.

Position responsibilities and daily tasks:

  • Come to the office Mon-Friday 9-5 (unless out to run errands)
  • Go to manufacturing companies and suppliers to check on samples and run errands as needed
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, ability to make fashion flats
  • Ability to use Click-Up to organize documents and daily tasks
  • Attend designated fittings, support Lead Designer in updates
  • Maintain and organize all sample racks and label samples accordingly
  • Help with fabric and trim sourcing as directed
  • Accurately take notes for Lead Designer in meetings
  • Managing workflow and deadlines within a fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Help to prepare professional presentation boards with illustrations, artwork, color renderings and fabrications
  • Assists in research of seasonal trends, themes and colors

What does a candidate need to demonstrate to perform this job successfully:

  • Possess ability to sketch and CAD design details and knowledge of garment construction as needed by Lead Designer
  • Availability to put together and update Tech Packs accordingly for factories
  • Pro efficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Be a great problem solver
  • Be able to learn tasks and programs fast
  • Has a strong knowledge of premium quality, feminine design details. Must incorporate an elevated personal aesthetic and taste level
  • Should have good written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledgeable and consistently up-to-date with market/runway trends
  • Self-motivated, positive and dependable attitude
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • Effective time management and ability to stay organized
  • Flexible and adaptable to a very fast-paced environment


  • Trend/fashion awareness
  • Enthusiastic personality
  • Excellent color and fashion sense preferred
  • Team player
  • Pro efficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Fast Learner
  • Ability to multi-task and time manage
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and follow up
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Good follow through, sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated ability to do creative, focused visual presentations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

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