Assistant/Associate Girls Swimwear Designer

Country :
USA
State :
New York
County :
New York County
Town :
NEW YORK
Category :
Design
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
Less than 2 years

Company description

Rivstar Apparel, a leading swimwear manufacturer for 30 + years is looking for a passionate, creative, hard-working, driven assistant/associate designer to join their girls design team! Individual must be familiar with children's mass market as well as private label, and be able to quickly understand and adapt to client's aesthetics.

Job description

OBJECTIVE:

To assist the head designer in all aspects of design process. Includes but not limited to:

• Researching the latest trends
• CAD sketching
• Communicating with overseas factories daily
• Organizing trim and fabric libraries
• Building design boards, color stories
• Partnering with the head designer to design and sketch seasonal needs
• Create tech packs and communicate artwork needs to graphics team
• Create line sheets, prep for meetings and recap all cross-functional meetings that include design changes/ updates
• Review and comment on Lab Dips, Fabric, artwork strike offs & trims

Profile

REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor's degree in APPAREL DESIGN.
• 2+ years of related children's wear/swimwear experience
• Adept at the working place, handling multiple projects and juggling priorities in an organized but flexible manner
•Able to work under pressure and in a fast paced environment
• Strong organizational skills and problem solving skills
• Ability to sketch and draw flats by hand and in Illustrator
• Strong knowledge of garment construction
• Strong computer knowledge including Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Excel •
• Ability to work in fluid environment with changing priorities required
• Strong communication skills