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Design Assistant (Temp to Perm)

Job title: Design Assistant (Temp to Perm)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: New York
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: 30-32hr DOE
Reference: 448139
Contact name: Amelia Bitton

Job description

Our client is a contemporary apparel brand. This role will provide support and assistance in creative, preparative and organizational tasks in womenswear design.

Design Assistant Responsibilities:
  • Helping to prepare design boards for sketch reviews and meetings. 
  • Assisting VP of Design to maintain and update design boards with appropriate fabrics, sketches and references images as needed. 
  • Sourcing vintage garments, design notions, mock-ups and sew tests preparation for sketch reviews.
  • Imagery, color and design research.
  • Maintaining and organizing vintage archive, maintaining workspaces.
  • Creating and launching tech packs and sketch updates.
  • Creating trials, drapes, and swatches in our in-house atelier to develop and explore new ideas
  • Participate in fittings and stylings. 
  • Organization with keeping track of VP of Design’s styles passed to Atelier.
  • Researching inspiration online and offsite.
Design Assistant Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Fashion Design.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.
  • Proficient sewing skills.
  • Proficient draping and sketching skills.
  • Basic understanding of technical packages.
  • Basic pattern making experience a plus
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