• Technical Design Intern - 2018 NYC Summer Internship Program

    Work Location US-NY-New York
    Category
    Technical
    Division
    Internship
  • Specific Responsibilities

    Global Brands Group Holding Limited (GBG) is one of the world’s leading branded fashion accessories, footwear, and apparel companies.

    Global Brands Group designs, develops, and markets products globally across a diverse portfolio, including fashion, entertainment character licensing, accessories, home and footwear brands.

    We are truly global, with teams in New York City, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and London, to name a few.  With over 350 of some of the biggest brands in the world, our first-class portfolio includes Calvin Klein, Frye, Under Armour, Joe’s, Spyder, Kenneth Cole, Juicy Couture and BCBG.  

    We offer 10 week summer internship opportunities in the following disciplines:

     

    • Brand Management
    • Design (Apparel/Footwear/Handbags)
    • Marketing
    • Merchandising
    • Planning
    • Product Development
    • Production
    • Sales
    • Technical Design

     

    Internship Highlights Include:

     

    • Cross functional team project
    • Hands-on experience
    • Guest speakers
    • Cultural field trips
    • Seminars & workshops

     

    Technical Design Internship:

     

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Develop accurate tech packs within calendar deadlines.
    • Assist Technical Design team with all internal and external fittings.
    • Ensure all garments meet Company, Designer, and Buyer's standards.
    • Review all styles at beginning of season in conjunction with Design teams through live model fittings and computer fit models.
    • Communicate comments, corrections and detailed illustrations to Hong Kong and all accounts under Technical Designer's supervision.
    • Request fit samples as needed.
    • Develop close working relationships with Design, Sales, and Production teams and work to ensure on-time and accurate delivery of fit samples.
    • Translate physical measurements of prototypes into the proper software programs to be later used by our production staff in Asia.
    • Inspect sample garments before mass production begins in factories. Approve, reject, & request samples as necessary.
    • Create work in progress reports for Design team.

    Skills and Requirements

    • Ability to work in NYC for the full 10 week program from June 4, 2018 to August 10, 2018.
    • Matriculated in a Bachelor’s degree program (juniors & seniors).
    • Demonstrated interest in the fashion industry through prior internship experiences, course selections, or extracurricular activities.
    • Team player with the ability to handle a fast paced work environment.
    • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and multi-task.
    • Strong communication and organizations skills.
    • Excellent computer skills: Excel, Word and Outlook, proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and WebPDM.
    • Strong time management and presentation skills.

    GBG USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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