Assistant Fashion Designer - Couture

Recruiter
Mac Duggal
Location
Burr Ridge, Illinois
Posted
18 Jun 2021
Closes
18 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Responsibilities: 

  • Support Head of Design with daily tasks and seasonal projects.
  • Research for seasonal design concepts 
  • Collect Trend/Vintage research based on seasonal inspiration 
  • Create and maintain seasonal boards and digital versions and keep boards updated after meetings and fittings. 
  • Assist in design and set up of mock-ups and trials. 
  • Set up of Tech Packs and hand off design team
  • Edit sketches
  • Setting up and editing line sheets 
  • Attending fittings when necessary 
  • Manage and organize trims/labels/combo fabrics
  • Assist during style outs and photo shoots 
  • Partner cross-functionally to ensure deadlines are met
  • Other duties, projects and tasks as assigned by management

Qualifications: 

  • Good hand sketching skills/tabelet
  • Must have thorough knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop 
  • Must be able to provide examples of technical drawings and tech packs 
  • Must have technical knowledge pattern making and fabrics
  • Must be extremely organized and have ability to multi-task 
  • Familiarity with luxury market and trends
  • Ability to work well in a team setting as well as independently