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Design Assistant

Job title: Design Assistant
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Alhambra
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $50K- $52K
Reference: 464963
Contact name: Zoe Huse

Job description

I am currently working on with a Young Contemporary Apparel Brand.
The team is looking for a Design Assistant
Please see the full job description along with all details below.

Role:

Design Assistant
Rate:
  1. $50K- $52K (Based on experience level)
Location:
Onsite- Monday- Friday in Alhambra , CA
Start/End:
  1. 3-5 Interviews including on-site
Job Description:

Job Details:  Design Assistant

The Design team currently has an opening for a motivated and talented Design Assistant -- a role that is integral to the heart of our business. You'll have the opportunity to work across all of our major design categories. This is an incredible opportunity for an excited, organized, and skilled individual who will report directly into the creative director.

Role Overview
Reporting to the Senior Designer, the Design Assistant will be responsible for supporting the Design team in the seasonal design development process, from concept to delivery.

Essential Duties
• Assists and takes direction from Designer(s) and Senior Designer(s) for preliminary concept design, pull fabrics, assemble presentation boards for meetings, prepare mock-ups, color-ups, and inspirational photos based on given prompts.
• Responsible for CAD across all main categories.
• Support Designer(s) in creating and updating Adobe Illustrator sketches; assist in preparation and updating of design boards and linesheets.
• Assist with market research, including competitive analysis on contemporary styles in the marketplace, creative ideas and providing essential design input into relevant collections under direction of the senior Design team.
• Maintain tidiness and organization of the design room, as well as the department's digital drive.
• Assists Design team with tech packs and send outs (tracking, sending, receiving, etc.)
• Work closely with the Product Development team to ensure protos and salesman samples are being cut and sewn correctly and on time
• Prerequisite Knowledge, Skills, and Education
• 2-3 years of assistant fashion design experience required.
• Bachelor's or Associate's degree in Fashion Design preferred.
• Must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Excel.
• Experience creating print repeats preferred.
• Google Drive knowledge a plus.
• Basic understanding of technical packages.
• Passion and eye for design.
• Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to clearly articulate a point of view.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and under pressure, must be able to multi-task, prioritize work.
• Ability to adapt to new situations quickly.
• Ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities.

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