Assistant Apparel Designer

Job title: Assistant Apparel Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Portland
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 406819
Contact name: Shivani Sharma
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

The Assistant Designer is a member of the Apparel Design team, working under the direction of the Senior Apparel Designer.  This position plays a critical support role in ensuring that the division executes seasonal product development in accordance with corporate financial objectives, brand strategies, and seasonal development calendars.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB                                                 

  • Assist with style sheet creation
  • Work in PLM system
  • Perform sketch and style updates
  • Communicate material and trim needs to materials team
  • Communicate handloom and lab dip requests to colorist
  • Own material and trim documents
  • Organize all design and trim binders
  • Assist with design documents used by the team
  • Assist with seasonal sales meeting presentations and other meetings/events
  • Organize all SMU and Outlet product initiatives at the design level
  • Active participation in seasonal creative development



  • Works well in a fast paced deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to collaborate with members of merchandising and development teams
  • Willingness to work on a wide variety of tasks
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent eye for trend and color
  • Detail oriented



  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in apparel design
  • Industry work experience a plus
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