RTW Collection Design Assistant

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
29 Sep 2021
Closes
29 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Assist RTW Design team in the development and execution of all collections, VIP projects and Special Projects.
  • Create and update all design boards including Fabric Boards, Patternmaking Boards, Digital Boards, and Mini’s as needed.
  • Develop and update all digital flat sketches and specs.
  • Participate in all photoshoots as requested by Designers.
  • Sketch into fabric groups and ideas as directed by Senior Designer
  • Participate in fittings by assisting in executing styles, taking notes and managing updates accordingly.
  • Work on 3-D mock-ups for each season as directed by RTW Senior Designer.
  • Ability to photoshop at a high level, manipulate and create inventive design ideas and concepts.
  • Source fabric and trim locally for prototypes and inspiration purposes.
  • Hire and Manage 1-2 interns per season.

Job Requirements:

  • Entry level with up to 1 year of experience.
  • Relevant internship experience needed.
  • Extensive Adobe Suite knowledge including high level Photoshop and Illustrator skills.
  • Experience with draping, pattern making and a broad understanding of construction.
  • Experience creating specs and design tech packs.
  • Strong hand sketching capabilities
  • Great communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • High attention to detail and thoroughness.
  • Exceptional work ethic and dedication to all projects and tasks with a strong ability to multi-task.
  • Team player with eagerness to grow and learn.

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