Assistant Designer Job Description Sample
Assistant Designer is responsible for documenting all design work and communicating with factories overseas and domestically. This role will also support development and creating collateral materials such as photos, tech packs, graphics and line sheets for all categories of private brand merchandise.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist in the design process for categories as assigned and present design options for review as assigned within the timeframe established by the seasonal calendar
Assist in designing into targeted price-points, categories and silhouettes in accordance of margin requirements
Ensure that all design, artwork, prints and fabrics for sourcing are sent in correct format with all correct information to suppliers
Participate and prepare for PD process milestone meetings
Produce a thorough and complete tech package for every garment designed in a timely manner and to standard completed by the due date seasonally
Attend fit sessions to participate and convey the intended fit of each garment per the designer's intent
Update/Edit all spec pack content as required for all assigned areas
Maintain shared web folders of accessible image art, trim standards and tech packs
Track production of all advertising samples, fit samples, proto samples and TOP samples
Follow current branding guidelines and corporate branding standards
Take on ownership of individual projects while working on collaborative projects
Demonstrates high degree of professionalism in communication, attitude and teamwork with customers, peers and management
Demonstrates high level of quality work, attendance and appearance
Adheres to all Company Policies & Procedures and Safety Regulations
Adheres to local, state and federal laws
Additional responsibilities assigned by supervisor related to your position/department
Understands and complies with all company rules and regulations
Degree or diploma in Design
Minimum of 2-4 years of work experience in a Design department or studio
Demonstrate illustrative skills through Photoshop, Illustrator and In Design
Must be extremely well organized, work well under pressure and be a strong problem solver
Self-motivator with good initiative
Experience meeting multiple deadline
In general, the following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.
Standing, walking and squatting less than fifty percent of the work shift
Required to lift, move and carry up to 40 pounds
Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation and reports
Must be able to see, hear and speak in order to communicate with employees and other customers
Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
Manual dexterity required using hands to finger; handle, feel and type; reach with hands and arms
(Check the box that applies)
Sedentary: Limited activity, no lifting, limited walking
Moderate: Mostly standing, walking, bending, frequent lifting
Light: Office work, some lifting, bending, stooping or kneeling, walking
Arduous: Heavy lifting, bending, crawling, climbing
WORK ENVIRONMENT: In general, the following conditions of the work environment are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job within the environment.
The work space is clean, orderly, properly lighted and ventilated with the proper safety compliance
Noise levels are considered moderate
Meet Alliance Apparel:
Alliance Apparel is an industry-leading fashion design and production house based in Los Angeles. Founded in 2014 and recently acquired specializes in contemporary apparel, footwear and currently designs compelling and distinct brands – Lovers + Friends, Tularosa, NBD, X by NBD, Majorelle, L'Academie, Privacy Please, GRLFRND, LPA, House of Harlow 1960 x REVOLVE, Chrissy Teigen, NBD x Naven, RAYE, by the way, and About Us. With an unparalleled ability to identify a specific market niche, each Alliance brand has its own identity and is designed with a distinct consumer interest and personality in mind. The company's honest connection with consumer is what makes each Alliance brand compelling, covetable and unique.
At REVOLVE the most successful team members have a thirst and the creativity to make this the top e-commerce brand in the world. With a team of 800+ based out of Cerritos, California we are a dynamic bunch that are motivated by getting the company to the next level. It's our goal to hire high-energy, diverse, bright, creative, and flexible individuals who thrive in a fast-paced work environment. In return, we promise to keep REVOLVE a company where inspired people will always thrive.
Some of the sweetest perks we offer aren't in a typical benefit package like hefty discount on items we carry – as in 50% or more off retail prices, free weekly lunches, and pretty rad company parties.
To take a behind the scenes look at the REVOLVE "corporate" lifestyle check out our Instagram @REVOLVEcareers or #lifeatrevolve.
Are you ready to set the standard for Premium apparel?
Main purpose of the Assistant Designer role:
The Assistant Designer will utilize his or her organizational skills to assist and support the Design team with daily administrative and design-related tasks. He or she will assist with the design development process which includes creatively finding solutions and different perspectives pertaining to design, ultimately supporting the Designer's creative direction. This is a permanent full time role for a candidate who truly understands the market consumer and is passionate about his or her work.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Assist and receive sample shipments and check-in to system daily
Maintain and organize all sample racks and label samples accordingly
Create and maintain monthly lineguides
Set up swatch and print packages
Create CADs/Tech Packs/ Construction Detail Pages/maintain BOMs
Check in samples and blocks into Product Consoles
Accurately take notes for Designer in meetings
Complete ad-hoc tasks and assignments as directed by management
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Possess ability to sketch and CAD design details and knowledge of garment construction as needed by Designer
Exceptional communication and organizational skills
Positive and dependable attitude
Enthusiastic and willing to learn
Flexible and adaptable to a very fast-paced environment
Must be able and willing to lift and carry up to 10 lbs., perform frequent repetitive finger, hand and wrist motions, as well as, bending, stooping, reaching, squatting, kneeling, pushing, and pulling
Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
Effective time management and ability to stay organized
Minimum 1 year experience in previous work or internship in related field
Intermediate knowledge in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator a must
Advanced visual and written communication skills
Some to advanced knowledge of fabrics across categories
Degree in Fashion, similar related field
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Gmail
Proficient knowledge of garment construction and fit
A successful candidate works well in a dynamic environment with minimal supervision. At REVOLVE we all roll up our sleeves to pitch-in and do whatever it takes to get the job done. Each day is a little different, it's what keeps us on our toes and excited to come to work every day.
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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 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, 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 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 inter office communication.
Build collaborative relationships with vendors and internal customers.
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.
1 plus years related experience and/or training in apparel.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe products and Mac computers; knowledge of CAD preferable.
Centric Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Are you passionate about fashion? Do you have a can do attitude? Are you looking for a creative, supportive environment to expand on your experience?
We are looking for an Assistant Designer to join our team.
In this fast paced, exciting role, you will provide support to the Designer on a daily basis by helping with sample construction, handling administrative tasks such as creating tech packs and art sheets. In this role you will have the opportunity to learn from the Designer by working side by side with her. You will be responsible for locally sourcing fabric and trims, tracking samples, communicating with the on site sample makers, attending fittings, creating detail sheets with flat sketches and style numbers for each garment and assisting the team with any urgent design projects.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
AA or BA degree in Fashion Design or a related field
1+ years' of experience in an assistant designer role, internship experience is acceptable
Strong organizational and communication skills
Passion for product
Proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop
Ability to work in a fast paced environment and multitask
Assistant Graphic Designer – Exclusive Brands, June Executive Development Program
Carter's, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 1,000 Company-operated stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico and online at www.carters.com, www.oshkoshbgosh.com, and www.cartersoshkosh.ca. The Company's Just One You and Genuine Kids brands are available at Target, its Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart, and its Simple Joys brand is available on Amazon. The Company also owns Skip Hop, a global lifestyle brand for families with young children. Carter's is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at www.carters.com.
Create unique and emotional art that is brand appropriate and capable of being manufactured, with direction from manager as needed.
Develop gender and age specific art that displays originality in print/pattern
Research trend to bring newness and fresh ideas to concept
Work with manager and team to understand feedback and edit designs appropriately
Process & Calendar
Work efficiently to meet deadlines and follow through on all projects
Follow and support all established procedures within Art Department
Cross Functional Meetings & Collaboration
- Attend hindsight and sample review meetings to gain insight on selling and production capabilities
Work with Graphics, Design and Merchandising teams to develop cohesive line point of view
Experience and Skills
Possess strong working knowledge of Illustrator & Photoshop, basic color and layout skills as demonstrated through a portfolio of work
Basic knowledge of color and trends, with the ability to apply that to art
Basic understanding of techniques and materials for fabric printing
Possess strong communication skills, display a high level of professionalism with team members, and positive attitude
Display organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to effectively prioritize, multi-task and remain focused in a fast-paced environment
Degree in Illustration, Fabric/Textiles, Graphic Design or related field
Internship in Apparel Graphics or CAD Design preferred
Minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.0 (3.2 GPA or higher strongly preferred) at time of graduation
Required to have graduated within 6 months of class start date; considering December 2018 through May 2019 College Graduates for this position
Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Nautica Assistant Designer (Denim) - Aeropostale - New York NY
Position: Assistant Designer (Denim)
Location: New York, NY
The Assistant Denim Designer provides operational support to the Design team in the creation and execution of a line. He/she researches relevant trends, maintains the organization of the design office, communicates with the cross functional team (Merchandising, Production, Tech Design, and Trim Team), and assists the team in preparation for all milestone meetings.
Research and identify trends that are relevant to the Nautica customer
Shop the market on a regular basis for ideas and inspiration
Maintain awareness of current selling information as well as market trends and conditions
Compile wash development standards, and communicate was comments to production
Develop strong working relationships with cross functional team members (Merchandising, Production and Graphics) through communication and problem solving.
Create sketches of styles in development
Execute technical packages that are organized and accurate
Maintain seasonal collection boards and walls
Create and update seasonal assortment sheet.
Understand the basics of the production process as it relates to the classification.
Maintain awareness of corporate calendar and help supervisor manage deadlines.
Attend and participate in fit sessions. Take detailed notes and follow up as needed.
Adhere to the design team budget and invoice process
Assist in day to day projects including filing/organizing, copying and updating development packages
Strong sketching skills
Ability to multi-task and shift priorities
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Photoshop, & Illustrator
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package that includes outstanding bonus potential, a casual work environment, a generous merchandise discount and realistic growth potential. Aéropostale is an equal opportunity employer, M/F.
Print Shop Assistant / Graphic Designer
Who We Are:
Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 serves nearly 17,000 students in preschool through grade 12 and is located halfway between Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Michigan. The District has 1 early learning center, 15 elementary schools, ive middle schools and a high school program divided between two 9 th – 12 grade campuses. The District encompasses portions of Waukegan, Beach Park and Park City.
Why We Do This Work:
The Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 has set an ambitious agenda for change, guided by the belief that all children, regardless of circumstances, can achieve at high levels and academic gaps can and will be eliminated with the support of teachers who deliver engaging, relevant, and academically rigorous instruction that excites students and instills a love of learning in them.
Organizational Relationship: Directly responsible to the Manager of Print Shop Service and indirectly to the Associate
Superintendent of Information Technology Services and indirect
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in the operation of print shop equipment to produce clear, neat, accurate, and attractive copies of all documents needed by the district.
Load copy machines with paper and toner within Print Shop.
Replenish master and ink supply in digital duplicator.
Assist in clearing paper jams, solving minor equipment problems, and in performing routine equipment maintenance.
Follow safety and security procedures.
Support the smooth operation of the District Print Services Department.
Help maintain work low schedule and set priorities for the purpose of completing jobs within requested time.
Assist in the preparation and packaging of printed jobs for distribution.
Replenish paper and supplies inventory to maintain adequate inventory for continuous operation of the printing facility.
Maintain a neat and safe work environment.
Check and distribute mail daily for the Print Shop.
Answer phones and reply to emails in a timely manner.
Provide prompt and courteous customer service.
Receive and handle district personnel in the completion of their print requests.
Assist and provide technical support to personnel with placing orders.
Respond to inquiries regarding print requests.
Answer questions regarding available services.
Recommend appropriate duplication method and inishing options.
Knowledge to route printing orders to Print Shop for processing when required.
Refer to appropriate resources when necessary.
Use Adobe Creative Suite graphic design software programs to assist in the creation of camera/print ready artwork for duplication.
Identify computer graphics project requirements.
Prepares print samples and print ready iles for production.
Creates graphic and print layouts.
Tracks client branding colors and to ensure correct colors are used for each job.
Color correct, color match and retouch images to duplicate clients supplied proofs.
Resolves issues including, but not limited to print iles, layouts and unknowns.
Tracks progress of projects using project management tools.
Use Microsoft Of ice programs in day-to-day activities.
Assist with Video Production projects and activities as requested.
Perform other job related duties as assigned.
High school diploma required.
Experience with Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
One year print shop experience required, two years preferred.
Ability to operate print shop machinery such as but not limited to: high-speed production line copy machine, color copy machine, digital duplicator, wide format laser printer, silkscreen press, engraver, collator, booklet maker, cutter, drill, binder, folder, laminator, print management system, and document inserter.
Hands on small equipment experience or mechanical inclination.
Good judgment of color, design, and printing quality are required.
Working knowledge and experience in Adobe's Creative Suite, in particular: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Working knowledge and experience in Microsoft Of ice, in particular: Word and Excel.
Must be able to perform basic mathematical functions accurately.
Pay particular attention to detail.
Follow oral and written instruction.
Work under deadlines with ef iciency.
Ability to work independently.
Requires good organizational skills.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work with frequent interruptions.
Follow proper safety and security procedures and standards.
Proven ability to work as support for district personnel in a polite and professional manner.
Good oral and written communication required.
Ability to maintain con identiality about the status of students, staff, school, and district activities.
Work Environment: Busy office environment with multiple priorities and frequent interruptions.
Terms of Employment: Twelve months
Compensation: WPSS Specialist
Application Deadline: Candidates must submit an online application by the closing date.
Only online applications will be considered.
Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 offers employment opportunities
without regard to age, gender, race, color, national origin, religion, marital or military/veteran status, sexual
orientation, pregnancy, parental status, genetics or disability.
Assistant Packaging Designer
Victoria's Secret Beauty is looking for an Assistant Packaging Designer to join the team! This role is responsible for creating innovative and exciting packaging product designs for a specific category of business. This role applies a solid working knowledge of fashion trends and consumer needs to product designs and demonstrates a passion for our brand.
Create brand-right, commercial packaging designs that resonate with the Victoria's Secret Beauty customer and tie into the seasonal concept strategies
Adapt designs based on feedback, incorporating for finalization
Research, forecast and interpret seasonal trends relevant for our brand
Understand the Brand's "DNA", reviewing opportunities and successes with trend relevance
Interface with production, brand development, and other areas to execute all projects in a creative, timely and cost-efficient manner
Clearly communicate design concepts to comp houses to produce accurate 3D representations
Achieve set goals with acute attention-to-detail, tracking progress and anticipating potential issues
Prepare boards/materials for meetings and presentations
Build and maintain effective relationships with key partners
Pursue and embrace opportunities to personally grow and develop skills/competencies
Bachelor's Degree in Packaging/Graphic Design or a related field
0-3 years of design experience in a highly creative/innovative environment
Portfolio demonstrates packaging and branding designs with an aesthetic relevant to the fashion/beauty industry, and a strong use of typography appropriate for the luxury marke
Experience with relevant design software particularly Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
Illustration skills and/or hand sketching and 3D rendering skills a plus
Knowledge in, and passion for, current trends in design, beauty and fashion
Strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
Collaborative partner with a team-oriented approach
Highly motivated, passionate and results oriented
Upholds personal professionalism and accountability
An equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected category recognized by state, federal or local laws. We only hire individuals authorized for employment in the United States.
Assistant Gallery CAD Designer
We believe that service starts inside the organization and embrace a concept called "People First." At RH, you will create results with an inspiring team in a creative environment with opportunities for career advancement and enjoy a 50% product discount.
We are designers, not decorators. That distinction means that we look at a project in the context of the entire space, or the whole, rather than as parts or components. RH designers understand the art and science of lifestyle, environment and taste to create a functional, beautiful and personal space. We provide luxury design services for the reimagining of one room or an entire home, anywhere in the world. Our designers embody the RH lifestyle and a sense of personal style, polished appearance, refined taste and a discerning eye for luxury.
Design Assistants play an integral role in supporting key phases of a design project's lifecycle in collaboration and partnership with the RH Design Atelier. They are innovators with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for building and maintaining relationships.
We believe RH is one of the most innovative and fastest growing luxury brands in the home furnishings marketplace. We believe our brand stands alone and is redefining this highly fragmented and growing market. Our ability to innovate, curate and integrate products, categories, services, hospitality and businesses with a completely authentic and distinctive point of view, is a powerful platform for long-term growth. We evolved our brand to become RH, positioning our Company to curate a lifestyle beyond the four walls of the home. Our unique product development, go-to-market and supply chain capabilities, together with our significant scale, enable us to offer a compelling combination of design, quality and value that we believe is unparalleled in the marketplace.
Live Our Values: People, Quality, Service and Innovation
Provide a luxury experience for RH clientele through RH Design Atelier services
Qualify and educate potential design clientele on services offered by the RH Design Atelier
Provide support with all phases of the design process including consultations, site visits, design development, presentations and delivery
Produce brand appropriate presentations; communicating design concepts, space planning and product selections
Provide product expertise and elevated service
Represent the RH lifestyle brand through communication, personal appearance and professionalism
Maintain a strong interest in the luxury and design industry
Support the visual and quality standards within the Gallery
Art, Architecture or Interior Design education preferred
Experience within a design firm or high-end furniture and luxury retail preferred
Hands-on interior installation experience preferred
People and relationship driven
Strategic and mental agility
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency with Mac Operating System, IOS devices, Microsoft Office and Google Applications
Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and other related space planning/rendering programs preferred
Strong artistic skills, including hand rendering and sketching capabilities preferred
Ability to lift and mobilize small to medium items up to 25 lbs. while utilizing appropriate equipment and techniques
Ability to maneuver effectively around gallery floor, stock room and office
Position entails prolonged standing, twisting, stooping, kneeling, squatting, bending and climbing
Licensed to drive preferred
Ability to travel locally or out of state
Great benefits package with premier medical, dental and vision partners
Rewarding paid time-off plans, including vacation, sick time, personal days, company holidays and more
Substantial associate discount of 50% off regularly priced RH merchandise and 30% off sale items
Access to all RH Members Program benefits, including complimentary design services
High-value discounts with respected national vendors, partners and retailers
Generous Referral Bonus Program to reward associates for recruiting top talent
Assistant Designer Iii, Interaction Design
Role and Responsibilities
Drive the user experience based on high-level requirements and business objectives while adhering to style guides. Quickly iterate and translate requirements into concepts, mockups, storyboards, user flows, wireframes, and prototypes to help illustrate complex user experience solutions/interaction designs.
Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design problems. Ability to solve design challenges with creativity, usability, efficiency, and precision. Coordinate projects/tasks with UI designers, developers, and managers.
Minimum Education & Experience
Master's degree in Information Management and Systems, Information Technology, Engineering, a related field, or a foreign equivalent, plus one (1) year of post-baccalaureate experience in UX and UI design experience. Experience must include Sketch, Principle, After Effects, InVision App, Zeplin, InDesign, Procreate, and Keynote wire-framing tools; trends, colors, and typography visual design; information modeling and architecture; HTML5 and CSS3; building and shipping applications and software; designing user flows and interaction models; contributing to product strategy and vision; partnering with project managers, engineers, researchers and content strategists to oversee the user experience of a product full lifecycle. 10% international, 10% domestic travel required.
Skills and Qualifications
Samsung Electronics America provides Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
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