• Assistant Designer (Joe's Jeans)

    Work Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Category
    Design
    Division
    Joe's Jeans
  • Specific Responsibilities

    DESCRIPTION

    The Assistant Designer supports the Designer(s) in the seasonal design development process, from concept

    to delivery, by contributing original, trend-appropriate design concepts that meet market needs and drive sales, and ensuring the timely execution of each stage in the process.

     

     

    ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Strategy & Innovation

    • Assist and take direction from Designer(s) and Senior Designer(s) for preliminary design research, including competitive analysis; pull fabrics, develop concepts, assemble presentation boards for meetings, prepare mock-ups, color-ups, inspirational photos
    • Assist in development of initial seasonal design category in context of larger assortment

     

    Operations & Results

    • Track design schedule to ensure timely execution of product development calendar
    • Support Designer(s) in creating Illustrator sketches; assist in preparation of specification sheets;

    prepare designs for line review; prepare line sheets and update as necessary

    • Maintain product development logs, line sheets, boards and design archives library; maintain designs in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system or shared drives
    • Research and coordinate raw materials and trims for approval; maintain fabric/trim library
    • Review lab dips with Designer(s) and Senior Designer(s); coordinate print and graphics where appropriate; observe and assist with fit process; keep detailed notes 

    Customers & Relationships

    • Follow-up with internal customers and partners including technical design and production; facilitate interoffice communication
    • Build collaborative relationships with vendors and internal customers

     

    Leadership & Teams

    • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary

    Skills and Requirements

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented
    • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented, meticulous and creative
    • Basic knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, silhouettes, color ways, sewing techniques, fabrication and trim.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design
    • 1-3 years related experience and/or training in apparel
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe products and Mac computers; knowledge of CAD preferable

     

    GBG USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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