RTW Design Intern

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
10 May 2022
Closes
10 Jun 2022
Level
Intern

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The RTW Design Intern will support the Designers and Director in the following areas:

  • Helping to prepare design boards for sketch reviews and meetings.
  • Organizing and creating boards with fit photos, design sketches and inspiration.
  • Assisting designers to maintain and update design boards with appropriate fabrics, sketches and references images as needed.
  • Sourcing vintage garments, design notions, fabrics or trims.
  • Assisting with parcel pick-ups.
  • Communicating and visiting midtown factories to launch swatches or trials as needed.
  • Maintaining and organizing vintage archive, maintaining workspaces and showroom.
  • Creating and launching techpacks during peak crunch-time.
  • Creating trials, drapes, and swatches in our in-house atelier to develop and explore new ideas under the direction of designers.
  • Participate in fittings and stylings.
  • Helping to dress models, take fit notes and fit photos if needed.
  • Researching inspiration online and offsite.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Fashion Design.
  • 0 – 1 year of experience, or strong internship experience.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.
  • Proficient sewing skills. Sense of color and print.
  • Basic understanding of technical packages.
  • Strong time management, ability to prioritize multiple deadlines.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to sketch.
  • Excellent organizational skills are a plus.