Assistant Designer

JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
COMPENSATION: $55k - $65k
POSTED: Jan 6, 2023

Our client is an established contemporary fashion brand specializing in women’s and men’s apparel. They are looking for an Assistant Designer to join their Design team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$55k – $65k Dependent on experience

Position Overview:

The Assistant Designer will be directly supporting the Design team assisting with their daily needs. The Assistant Designer will be creating CADs from hand sketches, cutting trims, creating color cards, working on line sheets, and will be conducting research on trends to assist with the upcoming season.

Responsibilities of the Assistant Designer:

  • Support the Design team in all aspects of the design process from concept to finished seasonal deliveries
  • Collaborate in the design process including technical flats, patternmaking/draping, and model fittings
  • Hand sketching
  • Assist in concept and research development for seasonal deliveries
  • Assist in creating CADs from hand sketches and creating tech packs
  • Support in development of materials and sourcing colors
  • Attend and notate fit sessions making detailed comments and revisions on fit
  • Allocate style numbers to each design. At the end of the season name each style and maintain a log of style names to avoid any duplication. Resize flats at the end of the season for the Sales team
  • Responsible for creating & updating line sheets
  • Assist with set-up for fittings & styling days, take fitting photos, update fitting boards by category, and keep fit supplies stocked
  • Maintain the color library

Qualifications for the Assistant Designer:

  • Experience using Illustrator and Photoshop
  • PLM is a plus
  • 2 years of relevant experience in wovens
  • Excellent design and sketching skills
  • Good knowledge of garment construction and experience fitting wovens

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required


  • Provided upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 117402