Design Assistant, Tailored Clothing, Women's Polo

Ralph Lauren
New York, New York, United States
04 Aug 2022
23 Oct 2022
Company Description
Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration. Any offer of employment is contingent upon proof of full COVID 19 vaccinations upon hire. Accommodations due to medical or religious reasons will be evaluated in compliance with the law.

Position Overview
The Design Assistant, Women's Polo, Tailoring is responsible for assisting the team by participating in all phases of the design development process from initial concept to final production for Women's Polo

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
· Extensively research tear sheets, mood images, trends, prints, colors, and silhouettes each season · Assist in creating inspiring design presentation boards each season · Sketch detailed flats in Photoshop and Illustrator · CAD/render sketches with patterns, prints, and color by Illustraitor and Photoshop · Create, assist, and complete all design handoffs/tech packs · Update sketches and CADs as changes occur in the line and update design board · Assist in reviewing/approving incoming production samples, strike-offs, dips, and design submits · Maintain thorough knowledge of the line/responsible for tracking/updating changes · Attend all fittings and partner with PD/Technical team on all sketch and BOM updates · Collaborate with all design teams and cross-functional teams throughout the design process · Support day to day of all design functions

Experience, Skills & Knowledge
· Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design preferred · Technical skill requirements: Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop · Proficient in hand sketching and Illustration · Proficient in garment construction · Design, color, and aesthetic sensibility · PLM and Adobe XD experience a plus · Works with sense of urgency and ability to complete tasks with speed, ease, and accuracy · Excellent organization skills with ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously · Strong attention to detail · Team player with strong interpersonal skills · Strong communication and follow-up skills: verbal and handwritten · Affinity and passion for the brand #LI-CE1

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