Design Intern, Knits RTW

New York City, New York (US)
12 May 2022
12 Jun 2022

Position Purpose

The Knits Intern will assist the Knits team with daily tasks and responsibilities.


  • Generate digital stitch artwork layouts for factories to follow and make samples on Illustrator
  • Do color ups or digital mockups on Photoshop
  • Drape and sew garment mock-ups for fittings and factory references
  • Create paper/ digital patterns based on draped mockups
  • Attend prototype fittings to assist with dressing/ take notes
  • Steam & hang garments. Do minor alterations when needed.
  • Hand/ machine knit/ embroider swatches for design meetings and factory reference to expand knit vocabulary and skills
  • Help to assemble physical design boards for meetings
  • Help to update digital boards weekly on InDesign
  • Help create and maintain organization of samples, yarns, trims, and general knit area


  • Ability to receive academic credit
  • BA/Coursework in Fashion Design with some general knitwear knowledge of stitches/ yarns/ gauge
  • Strong knowledge in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Ability to drape on mannequin and sew on machine
  • Ability to hand flat machine knit, hand knit, crochet and patternmaking is a plus
  • Ability to learn quickly and retain processes
  • Previous internship experience in knitwear is preferred