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Associate Designer

Los Angeles, California
Salary $70,000 - $85,000
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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Job Details

SKIMS is a solutions-oriented brand creating the future of underwear, shapewear and loungewear.

We’re disrupting the industry with our game-changing product and culturally driven creative, and are looking for an Associate Designer to join us in building the next generation of intimates.


Role Overview


Reporting to the Design Director, the Associate Designer will provide vital support to the design team at SKIMS. This role conducts research and assists the Design Director in the creation of concepts in line with the overall product strategy for the brand



Stay current on contemporary markets and strong ability to design into trends and target customer needs

Research relevant lifestyle trends, product trends, color trends, fabric trends and new trims & garment details.

Creates and updates tech packs in a timely and accurate manner, responsible for sketch page, construction page, and BOMs from proto to production stages

Presenting concept research and design sketches-based direction from Design Director

Ability to both take direction and take initiative based on calendar needs

Ability to source/request fabric and trims with overseas vendors and work with Product Development manager to insure smooth flow of communication and product tracking

Responsible for setting up all styles in full circle PLM system

Clear communication with cross-functional teams and outside vendors

Works with team to assure that design calendar deadlines are met

Organizing samples, submit binders, and assembling presentation boards as required

Identifies new product opportunities and provides input to the product strategy for the relevant department

Collaborates with other designers within the business area and where relevant across the business to share ideas and identify new opportunities

Develop line sheets including flat sketches in Illustrator

Strong Photoshop skills to recolor prints and create simple graphics

Responsible for fitting garments will clear direction on design intent & tracking fit notes for changes

Major Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assist and receive sample shipments and check-in to system daily

Maintain and organize all sample racks and label samples accordingly

Create and maintain monthly line sheets

Set up swatch and print packages

Create CADs/Tech Packs/Construction Detail Pages/set up and maintain BOMs

Check in samples and blocks into Product Consoles

Accurately take notes for Designer in meetings

Complete ad-hoc tasks and assignments as directed by management

Required Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Experience in seamless, shapewear, lingerie and knits

Strong design talent with ability to understand customer style and designing for margin targets

Strong understanding of garment construction

Possess ability to sketch and CAD design details and knowledge of garment construction

Exceptional communication and organizational skills

Positive and dependable attitude

Enthusiastic and willing to learn

Flexible and adaptable to a very fast-paced environment

Must be able and willing to lift and carry up to 10 lbs.

Effective time management and ability to stay organized is a must

Minimum Qualifications 

Minimum 2-4 year experience in previous work

Experience in menswear

Intermediate knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Advanced visual and written communication skills

Some to advanced knowledge of fabrics across categories

Preferred Qualifications

Degree in Fashion, similar related field

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications & Adobe suite

Proficient knowledge of garment construction and fit

Salary 70-85


SKIMS is a solutions-oriented brand creating the future of underwear, shapewear and loungewear. 


We’re disrupting the industry with our game-changing product and culturally driven creative, and are looking for a Brand Marketing Intern to join us in building the next generation of intimates.


SKIMS are looking for a Brand Marketing Intern :) this is a fantastic opportunity go learn from the most innovative Brand Marketing department in the world!



- Must have excellent communications and organizational skills

- Proficient in Keynote, Microsoft Office, Excel

- Must be detail-orientated and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment



- Model booking assistance: outreach to agents, managing model holds, confirmations, and contracts

- Model presentation compilations

- Organizing model archives 

- Assisting with specific casting & talent related research projects 

- On-set assistance: campaign and e-commerce productions / photo shoots


Find Us
PO BOX 1339
Culver City

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