Assistant Designer, JR

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Technical Design Asst

Primary Job Responsibilities:

• Gain general understanding of the business deliverables and timelines.
• Prepare samples for fitting, participate in fit sessions and take notes.
• Update Tech Packs and Illustrator sketches.
• Attend cross functional meetings (development, production detail meetings etc.) and take notes and support next steps.
• Support product deep dives (store visits, comp shopping, market research etc.)
• Create development tech packs.
• Support &/or prepare sample comments and track product.
• Rotate throughout product categories & implement skills as the product owner.

• Learn to use the following resources/tools:
 How to Measure Manual
 Construction Standards
 POM and Variation codes
 Fit Protocol
 Tracking
 Grading
 Fit Comment Form
 Block Spreadsheet
 Digital Camera
 Safety standards for kids and baby.
 Calendar, timeline and deliverables.

Education Requirements:
• At minimum, a AA degree in Fashion Design
• Professional work experience (are we making this a requirement or optional? Never know what we will get with this level.)

Functional and Technical Skills:
• Computer skills; proficiency in Illustrator and Photoshop
• Basic understanding of fabric and construction

Key Competencies Required:
• Action Oriented/Perseverance
• Approachability
• Creativity
• Self Development