Assistant Designer Job Description Sample
Founded in 1995, Alternative is a fashion lifestyle brand best known for comfort, simplicity and our commitment to sustainability. Through innovative apparel design and involvement in purposeful causes, we aim to connect people, inspire creativity and catalyze change.
When you work at Alternative, you join a community, not a department. Alternative is a company of entrepreneurs who are driven by passion, not job descriptions, where you can contribute to something you're proud to wear--on your body and your résumé.
Alternative Apparel is looking for an experienced designer to join the Design team. The Assistant Apparel Designer is responsible for combining market knowledge and trend research into creating original and innovative designs that embrace the Alternative brand aesthetic. This role will report to the Design Manager. Candidate needs to have at least one year of professional experience working in either the apparel or accessories design industry. We are looking for someone innovative, passionate, and detail oriented who thrives in a fast-paced environment with proficient skills in Adobe Illustrator and Creative Suite.
Research concept, trends, and color under the direction of the Design team.
Create flat front & back sketches for designs in Adobe Illustrator.
Color all flat sketches to create line sheets & keep them updated throughout the development process as changes occur.
Work with internal teams to communicate changes and updates to the line.
Prepare presentation materials for design meetings.
Very strong CAD (Illustrator) skills
Excellent verbal & written communication skills
Excellent organization and prioritization skills
BA Degree in Design or comparable field
Adaptable, flexible with a strong attention to details
Must show outstanding initiative and work well within a team environment
Ability to sketch by hand, adapting to the Alternative sketch style, as well as use Adobe Illustrator to create technically correct & stylized flats
Advanced in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
Understanding of garment construction
Experience creating BOM's is a plus
Experience creating prints in repeat, pitch sheets and production ready artwork is a plus
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.
Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly:
Want more than just a job? Join Forever 21's Corporate team and showcase your skills while working with our exceptional employees!
Reports to: Sr. Designer
Direct Reports: No
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: 3880 N Mission Los Angeles, CA 90031
Forever 21 is seeking an innovative, energetic, and passionate team player to add to our dynamic team.
The Designer will be responsible for creating key fashion apparel and developing both cost-effective and innovative styles.
Translate design direction and fabric/trim selections into original designs
Create original flat sketches based on existing trends and mainstream designs
Work with Design Team to create tech packs, ensuring designs accurately translate into development samples
Collaborate with Trend Forecasting Team on seasonal trends and concepts
Research trends and bring in new ideas through competitive shopping, magazines, websites, and runway shows
Train and mentor Assistant and Associate Designers by offering constructive criticism and guidance
Assist Design Team with fabric, trim, and embellishment research
Create tech packs with detailed specifications that include garment measurements, construction details, and trim/fabric information
Track development samples to ensure samples are received on time
Spec proto samples to ensure they are up to measurement, pattern, color, and quality standards
Actively participate and take detailed notes in meetings
Organize and maintain fabric, trim, and sample libraries for easy access and reference
Assistant Graphic Designer
Assistant Graphic Designer Brand: White House Black Market
Category: Graphic Design
corporate, New York, NY, New York, NY
This position will assist the Art Director in the concept design and production of marketing assets to meet specific communication or promotional needs across all marketing channels.
Assists in concepts and supports in Design and Production for all channels based on knowledge of the brand aesthetic.
Develop graphics and layouts for channels such as DCOMM, emails, signage, direct mail, packaging under direction of the Art Director
Confers with Creative Director and Art Directors to ensure consistency across all channels
Manage the Image library and assist with retouching markups across all channels
Ensure excitement, impact and accuracy in all marketing design efforts
Understand spec requirements of each job before set-up and final release
Adhere to demands of production schedule. Be aware of release schedule and devote time necessary to meet deadlines (scanning, organizing, preparing files for release, checking and marking up proofs/production samples, etc.)
Work with Copywriter(s) to maintain the relationships of assigned projects to the overall strategy and marketing calendar
BA/BS degree in Graphic Design from an accredited institution or equivalent education/experience
0-2 years' experience in graphic design
Proficient on Mac in the following software applications: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office
Strong knowledge of HTML + CSS principles
Knowledge of web design and video editing preferred
Temp Assistant Designer
Temporary Assistant Designer
- Original Penguin
Original Penguin is a global menswear lifestyle brand
- The design team combines humor, color & print, and a nod to our 1955 heritage to create a product range that includes outerwear, sweaters, cut & sew knits, woven shirting, non-denim bottoms, denim bottoms, and swimwear, as well as an array of accessories for the modern male customer.
Original Penguin Assistant Designer will be responsible for helping mainline and margin builders team design, develop, and techpack portion of collections.
Color & concept development - pulling tears sheets, garment inspiration shopping, etc.
Mill visits & fabric / print appointments
- This is a main part of the role, an understanding of Adobe Illustrator is key & will need to learn Ned Graphics system for creating fabric patterns & Optitex for cadding.
creating & updating line sheets
Creating and updating tech packs
Assistant Designers will also be expected to attend & assist where necessary in
- proto & salesman sample reviews
- seasonal line launch
Assistant Graphic Designer
This a provisional appointment.
Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):
The Department of Innovation and Technology is looking for a creative, practical entry level Assistant Graphic Designer, who under the direction of the Principal Graphic Designer, helps to play a key role in the creation of graphic and web/digital assets for Boston with a focus on the end user.
Assists the Principal Graphic Designer with the creation of graphic and web/digital assets for Boston with a focus on the end user.
Under the guidance of the Principal Graphic Designer, works with departments to ensure best design practices in assignments and City brand guidelines are met.
Contributes to the design of both web and mobile applications for the City with a user centric approach.
Collaborates with the Principal Graphic Designer with design training across City Departments
Assists on the design for projects/products with third parties approved by the Principal Graphic Designer.
Maintains stock photography purchases/licensing and digital asset management for the Department of Innovation and Technology.
Assists with ensuring proper skins, designs, and brand graphics across all City social profile pages.
Assists with designing some compelling posters, flyers, brochures, and other collateral material approved by Principal Graphic Designer
Assists with editing and adding design overlay to video content
Performs related work as required.
Minimum Entrance Qualifications
Two (2) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in work in which the major duties included graphic design, creating infographics and widely shared social graphics and/or information technology/computer field or related field.
A Bachelor's degree in a related field can be substituted for the required experience.
General knowledge of the creation of applications and platforms with a focus on the end user.
Some demonstrated knowledge of branding and communication strategy.
General understanding of how to develop campaigns (seasonal, rotating, new).
Hands-on exposure of creating infographics and widely shared social graphics using digital tools such as such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and/or others.
Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED Terms:
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: SENA/MM1-6 Hours per week: 35
Assistant Designer - Men's Outerwear And Swim
Support the Design team on all aspects of product lifecycle from concept to final development.
Provide administrative support from concept to design to final development of the Men's Outerwear and Swim classifications
Master knowledge of all raw materials and trims related to the outerwear and swim classifications
Assist with the management of cross-functional communication between merchants, production, technical design and external vendors
Sketch designs in Illustrator (flats)
Prepare PLM packages
Assist with the preparation of presentation boards for seasonal, milestone meetings
Conduct design research as directed by department head
Attend fit sessions as needed
Review lab dips with Supervisor and send comments to vendors
Prepare line sheets and update as necessary
Perform other duties as required
Bachelor's Degree in Fashion or Art (or equivalent experience and education)
Keen eye for color, trend, detail and construction
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to multi task and prioritize based on business objectives
Organized and detail oriented
Working knowledge of Illustrator and Excel
Web PLM experience a plus
American Eagle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Assistant Technical Designer
ModCloth is an innovative, digital-first lifestyle brand committed to inspiring personal style and helping its community of customers feel like the best version of themselves. We offer a whimsical design aesthetic featuring feminine silhouettes and bright, colorful prints. The company designs and sells its own exclusive line of apparel in a full range of sizes, and carries a unique assortment of fashion and home decor from over a hundred independent designers.
The Assistant Technical Designer will work closely with the Technical Designers, supporting fittings, measuring and sending fit comments to vendors. This role will report directly to our Technical Design Manager.
What you'll be doing...
Check in samples received from vendors and own all measuring for fittings
Prep for and attend daily fittings, taking detailed notes and pictures
Set up fit comments and pictures for review and approval prior to sending out
Maintain professional and timely email correspondence with vendors
Keep Wip reports and Databases up to date
Organize and track samples through the department
Maintain organized storage folders and filing system for all documentation
Return requested samples to vendors, preparing shipping label and package
Bring urgent issues to Manager's attention for input and direction
Have 1-3 years in technical design
Hold a degree in Fashion Design, emphasis on Technical Design
Possess knock-our-socks-off knowledge of Illustrator sketching and Excel
Know the ropes of measuring techniques
Have a basic understanding of garment construction
Have exceptional organizational skills and thrives in a fast paced environment
Are able to work collaboratively as a team player within the department and cross functional teams
Are a self-starter; driven by deadlines with a high sense of urgency
Own the willingness to learn and take direction
Possess a knowledge of fabrics
Have a basic understanding of patterns
Are familiar with fittings on a dress form or live model
Are familiar with communicating fit comments both written and oral to import and domestic vendors
Hold a basic understanding of the garment production process
Are a super fun team player with exciting outlook on the way ModCloth works
Have systems experience: Excel, Illustrator, Google Docs
The Current Team:
The Technical Design team supports all fit standards and development needs up to releasing to production for manufacturing. The Technical Design team currently consists of a Sr Manager of Technical Design, Senior Technical Designers, Associate Technical Designers, and Assistant Technical Designers. This role is in our sunny LA office, where you'll work closely with our Buying, Development, and Production teams.
We're building a new kind of company and culture, and we're building it from the inside out. We are investing in hiring, developing, and retaining the brightest minds in the world. Everything we do is grounded in our core values: integrity, empathy, intellectual honesty and spirit of creativity & innovation.
Assistant Industrial Designer
The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices (JJMDC) Industrial Design and Human Factors (IDHF) organization is seeking an exceptionally talented, multi-faceted, user-centered Assistant Industrial Designer who is passionate about improving the quality of people's lives through compelling design experiences. This position is based in Cincinnati, OH.
JJMDC is one of the world's largest, most innovative surgical companies. The businesses represented are Acclarent, Advanced Sterilization Products, Biosense Webster, Cerenovus, DePuySynthes, Ethicon, Mentor, and J&J Vision.
The Associate Industrial Designer will move seamlessly between the various roles this position requires:
User Centered Researcher — Collaborate with internal and external partners to plan and execute user research, review and synthesize the findings, and uncover new opportunities and unmet needs.
Classic Industrial Designer — Use traditional sketching, digital tools, CAD models, mock-ups and prototypes to quickly and efficiently communicate ideas with other designers and the product development teams. Leverage your communication, collaboration and influencing skills to drive alignment behind the best solution.
Strategic Partner — Use Design Thinking methodologies to help business partners understand abstract concepts and help to shape the future of our business.
A BS/BA in Industrial Design with a min. of 1 years of relevant professional experience(including CoOp, Internship) is required.
Must possess excellent visual communication skills using traditional sketching and digital media (Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint, etc or similar).
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be proficient using CAD (Alias, SolidWorks, or similar) to create 3D databases that capture design intent and are suitable for downstream use by the product development team.
Experience working with multi-disciplinary product development teams and external partners is preferred.
Experience with the medical device development process and regulatory landscape is a strong plus.
Additional skills and hands-on experiences that augment the medical device design process (e.g., Human Factors Engineering, Cognitive Psychology, Graphic Design, Information Design, Interaction Design, Mechanical Engineering, Clinical Experience…etc.) are a strong plus.
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For consideration, please submit a PDF, or provide link to web-based, portfolio that demonstrates successful products, an established creative process and proficiency with design and prototyping methodologies.
Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc (6041)
R&D Engineering (R&D)
Assistant Buyer, Designer RTW
Bergdorf Goodman represents the global pinnacle of style, service and modern luxury, in store and online. With its rich history of showcasing leading and emerging designers, the iconic store at 5th Avenue and 58th Street is a singular destination for discerning customers around the world. There is only one Bergdorf Goodman and one retail destination with its unique worldwide reputation and rich heritage of continuous innovation. Our unparalleled expertise in fashion, design and culture is reflected in our communications in person, in print and online. We engage and delight our customers in every interaction, reinforcing their confidence and sense of accomplishment, through the world's premier shopping experience. Bergdorf Goodman delivers true modern luxury in every aspect of the customer experience: in the selection of our merchandise, the artistry of our environment and our digital presence, the knowledge of our staff and the graciousness of our service.
This position supports the Buyer while providing information/communications to vendors, store and management teams. Assist in the management of gross margin through sales, markdowns, RTVs, and markups. Responsible for managing promotional aspects such as magazine samples, sales associate incentives, trunk shows, PAs and other in store events.
Oversee vendor support and store communication
Assist in financial planning and monthly forecasting
Produce reports to recap and analyze selling trends
Manage product receipts
Oversee purchase order mechanics and inventory management
Manage day-to-day operations of buying office
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university
1-2 years merchandising experience, preferably in luxury goods
Strong computer skills, particularly Excel are a must
Strong organizational, analytical, and follow up skills
Must be detail oriented with ability to multi-task and work well in a fast paced environment
Ability to react quickly and work on multiple seasons and collections
Timely execution of tasks, ability to prioritize and take initiative
Must be capable of communicating cross functionally
The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required.
Marketing Communications Assistant Manager - Consumer Experience Designer
General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You've come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.
General Mills is seeking a Customer Experience Designer who will be integral to the operation and growth of more interconnected marketing plans, content and distribution. This Minneapolis-based role will be part of the Brand Services Creative team tasked with the co-creation of strategic communication platforms across various functions: Creative, Content, Media, Partnerships, Retail, eCommerce and other non-traditional channels. You will develop one cohesive, emotionally-driven and meaningful brand experience.
Partner with internal experts to shape the strategic vision and direction of General Mill's customer experience. The Customer Experience Designer must always think through GMI's existing goals and overall strategy when managing the creative process.
Pitch, research, and generate user journeys, moments of influence and receptivity and execute them on behalf of GMI brands
Review, edit, and approve preliminary and final media and creative work.
Supervise assigned external agency partners and internal resources.
Demonstrate effective leadership and communication skills when developing and producing projects – keeping all stakeholders invested in the project.
Demonstrate strong writing ability and clear, concise thinking.
A minimum of 7+ years experience working across a host of media channels and brands
A demonstrated track record in creative execution
Creative and strategic thinker
Experience managing a slate of multiple projects simultaneously
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write outstanding proposals
Ability to partner and manage Brand team and Brand needs
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