• Assistant, Designer - Mens

    Work Location US-NY-New York
    Frye Apparel
  • Specific Responsibilities

    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.                                       


    Strategy & Innovation


    • Assist and take direction from the Design Team for preliminary design research, including competitive analysis; develop concepts, assemble presentation boards for meetings, prepare mock-ups, color-ups, and 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 flats; 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.

     Leadership & Teams


    Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary.

    Skills and Requirements

    • 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 with background in menswear.
    • 1 plus 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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