June 4, 2009

Great design job

Job Title Assistant Designer - Boys

Location NEW YORK, NY

Job Type Full-Time Regular

Job Description



Required Document: Include a copy of your portfolio or weblink to review portfolio.

General Summary: The Assistant 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, Graphics), and assists the team in preparation for all milestone meetings.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Research and identify trends that are relevant to the P.S. From AĆ©ropostale 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
  • Illustrate understanding of garment construction in the creation of sketches and tech packs.
  • Develop strong working relationships with cross functional team members (Merchandising, Production and Graphics) through communication and problem solving.
  • Maintain awareness of corporate calendar and help supervisor manage deadlines.
  • Understand the basics of the production process as it relates to the classification.
  • Attend and participate in fit sessions. Take detailed notes and follow up as needed.
  • Create and update seasonal assortment sheet.
  • Assist in the management of the design team budget. Own invoice process and maintain organized records.
  • Assist in day to day projects including filing/organizing, copying and updating development packages

Position Requirements:

  • Strong sketching skills and understanding of color
  • Understanding of the youth market and kids customer
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of garment construction
  • 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. AĆ©ropostale, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, M/F

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