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Design Assistant, Fashion and Toy Experience a Must!

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Design Assistant
Our client is looking for a driven self sufficient Design Assistant that is a creative, resourceful and tenacious individual that thrives in a corporate environment and has a passion for the youth focused industry. This role is both task oriented and creative.

The Design Assistant will assist with executing Sr. Designer vision or assist with implementing design strategy in place. The job focus and responsibilities are to support a smaller design team of more senior designers.  The department's focus is on fashion, beauty and complex doll and accessory toy features.

Duties include:
Filling out work orders (with internal or external dept./vendors) and executing them based on direction given by Principal Designer/Supervisor and team.
Multitasking, and being organized with information is key, handling multiple projects with different deadline deliverables.
Must be comfortable meeting with many individuals to help facilitate product execution.
Conduct research as designated by senior designers.
Organizing trend boards and assets.
Cutting foam core, gluing plastic, grooming dolls and being hands on in general
Shopping/gathering tangible resources for product assembly
Many different tasks may be given at any given time, having a sense of urgency is key for our team.

Skills/Experience:
Some experience required. Ideally fashion + toy background.
AA degree or higher in fashion or toy design.
Individual must be able to hand sketch, and be familiar with illustrator and Photoshop.
Be comfortable working in a fluid creative environment, and comfortable with change in direction when it happens.
Must be a good communicator and willing to take direction.
Must be able to communicate effectively between partners.
Be able to navigate power point
Must be familiar with MS Office, and help set up digital presentations.

Education:
Some experience required. Ideally fashion + toy background.
AA degree or higher in fashion or toy design.

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