Assistant Designer

Job title: Assistant Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Remote: No
Reference: 406869
Contact name: Valerie Haldeman
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

We are currently searching for a full time freelance to perm Assistant Designer to join the Design team.

Job Summary: 

Assist design in coordinating all aspects of design department from concept to production including but not limited to: corresponding w/factories, correcting product fit, entering PO’s, researching trends and sketching ability.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist in the translation of trends, researching magazines, websites, and various trend services as well as shopping stores.

• Assist in color research, creating and maintaining color cards.

• Assist design in creating a line for all markets.

• Assist in data entry + style creation in PDM.

• Work directly with multiple dye houses for wash/dye development.

• Develop garment spec & construction based on images, samples, or sketches.

• Help create tech packs for new development and make updates.

• Attend fittings and take notes.

• Create flat sketches on Illustrator.

• Assist in sourcing and development: -Fabric -Trim -New washes and tie dyes -Testing fabric, trim, and garment shrinkage and dye.

• Archive/Maintain: - Purchased prints -Purchased competitor samples -Wash/dye development

• Arrange appointments with vendors

• Coordinate with Tech Design to ensure proper procedures & steps are taken to facilitate production of all styles

• Coordinate samples/line sheets for various projects including but not limited to: line presentations, merchandiser meetings, various creative meetings


• Bachelors degree in Apparel Merchandising or Design

• Extensive knowledge of Microsoft office- Excel, Outlook, Word, and Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

• Must work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines

• Creative, highly motivated and team player.

• Extremely detail-oriented, fast learner, and organized.

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