Assistant Technical Designer

Job title: Assistant Technical Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Santa Monica
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 416642
Contact name: Valerie Haldeman
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Assistant Technical Designer

As an Assistant Technical Designer, you will support the Design team on all aspects of the product lifecycle from concept to final development. The Assistant Designer researches relevant trends, maintains the organization of the design office, communicates with cross-functional teams (Merchandising, Production, Graphics), and assists in preparation for all milestone meetings.



  • Provide administrative support from concept to design to final development
  • Assist with the management of cross-functional communication between merchants, production, technical design, and external vendors
  • Collaborate with other teams internally to organize & keep track of samples
  • Help with the preparation of presentation boards for seasonal/milestone meetings
  • Research concepts, create sketches, prototypes and artwork throughout the concept development phase
  • Receive samples
  • Measure cross checking
  • Assist Design team in all aspects of design process as needed


Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion, Design or related area preferred
  • Tailoring knowledge
  • Experience with PLM
  • 1 – 2 years of experience in Design
  • Understanding of customer preferences on fashion and style trends
  • Strong sketching skills, color sense, and fabric knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Chinese speaking a plus
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