Summer Internship - Design

JCREW
New York, NY, USA
Posted 1 day ago
Internship

Company presentation

Whether you are taking the first step toward beginning your career or are a professional looking for an exciting new opportunity, we offer a wide array of challenging and creative paths. Whether in our stores, our home offices or in our distribution or call centers, we believe a work environment like ours that promotes unity through diversity creates stronger teams and fosters an inclusive experience for all our associates and customers.

Job description

Max: $20/hour

Our Story:

Get ready for your perfect summer internship, one that encourages you to think strategically and work with all levels of the business from collaborating with other interns to the executive level. Based in New York City, the J.Crew Group Summer Internship program serves as the opportunity of a lifetime to get a behind-the-scenes look at how we do things here at J.Crew, J.Crew Factory, and Madewell. Spend 10 weeks at our HQ in NYC, the hub from which our teams collaborate to foster creativity and development across all areas to make informed business decisions. Internships are available across several departments including Merchandise Planning, Allocation, Merchandising, Design and Sourcing.

We ask that you only apply tooneinternship posting, so please select the opportunity you are most excited about! Our team will review your application and let you know if you would be better suited for another position.

About the Team & the Role:

Design

Our interns work closely with the Design team to assist with all aspects of the design process including preparing professional presentation boards, researching seasonal trends and themes, preparing detail pages and tech packs and preparing samples for cross-functional presentations. For this internship, you must be proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Work closely with Design team to help in all aspects of the design process
  • Prepare professional presentation boards with illustrations and fabrication swatches and detail cards
  • Assist in research of seasonal trends, themes, colors, raw materials, and trims
  • Work with Design in preparing detail pages for design cards/tech packs - embellishment layout and design callouts
  • Work with Design in preparing Assort samples for presentation to cross-functional teams
About the Internship Program:

  • J.Crew Group is offering a 10-week program based out of our HQ in NYC's iconic Financial District.
  • Interns will gain hands-on experience in their department as well as a well-rounded understanding of the retail landscape and product lifecycle.
  • Exciting programming including a volunteer day, speaker series, group projects, and exposure to networking and mentoring opportunities.
  • Summer Fridays - we close laptops at 1:00pm on Fridays to enjoy the sunshine and all that NYC has to offer!
Qualifications:

  • Rising senior currently enrolled in a 4-year college or university pursuing a bachelor's degree.
  • Availability to work hybrid schedule (3 days/week onsite) based out of our office in NYC for the entirety of the 10-week program.
  • Retail and/or production experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Strong communication skills
  • Currently enrolled in Apparel Design degree
  • Strong illustration skills
  • Demonstrated creative sense and ability
  • Trend/fashion awareness
  • Technical sketching ability (flat and illustration)
  • Working knowledge of garment construction and trim
  • Garment measurement and specification experience
  • Knowledge of lab dips
  • Excellent color sense
  • Demonstrated ability to do creative, focused visual presentations
  • Proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel

Pay Range: $20/hr

We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

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