Fall 2022 Accessories, Trims, and Embellishments Design Intern

Recruiter
AREA
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
School Credit Only
Posted
10 Aug 2022
Closes
10 Sep 2022
Level
Intern
Contract Type
Contract

Role Summary:

Accessories, Trims, and Embellishments Design intern

Area is looking for a creative Design Intern to assist in the process of developing the collections. Candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with the in-house Accessories and Ready-to-Wear design teams to be a part of the inspirational process and help the collections come to life.  


As we interview candidates continuously, we ask you to please submit your application as soon as possible. Please ensure your application is written in English and includes your CV and a PDF of some examples of your work.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with hand-work to create prototypes and samples for market
  • Create mockups in photoshop of potential colorways, materials, etc
  • Helping to complete Accessories tech packs and assisting with production tech packs to send to our partner factories overseas
  • Taking photos and inventory of prototypes and samples for each new season
  • Cross-departmental collaboration and communication
  • Support with logistics, packing and shipping samples
  • Present ideas thorough research, design boards, 3D samples and hand work
  • Assist in daily studio errands when needed, i.e. organization or midtown runs
  • Maintaining the design boards- keeping the physical and digital versions updated and organized

Requirements:

  • Be in tune with the brand’s esthetic
  • Ideally have background in Fashion Design or Accessories Design
  • Available at least 3 full days per week 10AM – 7PM
  • Currently enrolled in a college or university, or a recent graduate with OPT or J1 Visa
  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English
  • Based in New York and able to come into the office

Skills:

  • Confident to take initiative, committed to meet deadlines and able to handle multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proactive and willing to learn; positive attitude
  • A team player but able to work independently
  • Attentive to detail
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and Adobe suite

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
AREA Studio LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) or sexual orientation, gender expression, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability or membership in any other protected class under applicable law