Temp Assistant Designer, Haven Well Within

Talbots
New York, NY, USA
Posted 16 days ago
Full timeRetail

The Assistant Designer supports the creation and development of the category into a marketable product line. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Participate in all stages of seasonal category product development.
  • Consistently shop the marketplace (locally and through the web) to provide innovative ideas for category.
  • Strong understanding of the Haven Well Within customer -- ability to present ideas through sketching, presentation boards and details that translate and reflect brand identity.
  • Execute tech packs, utilizing Adobe Illustrator for flat and technical sketches, prepares pitch and trim sheets under supervision of Designer.
  • Partner with Designer and cross-functional teams (Product Development, Sourcing, Technical Design, Research + Development and Merchandising) to ensure all phases of goal development from initial design to final product are being met.
  • Assist with fittings, keeps details notes and provides input/feedback as necessary.
  • Review and comment on lab dips and strike-offs.
  • Complete and maintain paperwork process for department, including the preparation and updates of sketches and product specifications.
  • Responsible for achieving all calendar deadlines for Design.
  • Manage and maintain trim and development library.

Internal and External Relationships

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Internal:Product Development, Sourcing, Technical Design, Research + Development, CAD, Merchandising, Facilities

External:Market Vendors, Fabric Mills, Factory Representatives

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion or Design preferred
  • Minimum 1+ year(s) experience
  • Proficient with computer programs including Microsoft Office (Excel a must), Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Working experience using MS Teams, a plus
  • Experience working in WebPDM, a plus
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Key attention to detail
  • Ability to initiate, anticipate needs and manage up
  • Strong organizational skills, with ability to multitask and problem solve
  • Team player who enjoys a collaborative work environment

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