Design Assistant , Polo Men's and Boys Knits

Ralph Lauren
New York, New York, United States
Closing date
29 Dec 2023

Job Details

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.

Position Overview
Assist in the daily responsibilities of the Polo Men's & Boys Knits design team from initial concepts, research, development, through line completion and stock production.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Sketch in Illustrator/Photoshop - flat sketches, CADs, layouts, line sheets, graphics, logos, trims
• Create, organize, manage and distribute AdobeXD line sheets for design presentations and global adoptions.
• Obtain and coordinate information between interdepartmental colleagues to achieve all design calendar deadlines and milestones.
• Work in PLM system - inserting and updating images, input info on BOMs
• Organize information, presentation boards, palettes, research, samples
• Research market and competitors
• Attend fittings and work with Technical Design team

Experience, Skills & Knowledge
· Degree in Fashion Design or related field preferred · Passion for active/performance/sustainable/innovative design · Working knowledge of PLM systems · Excellent computer skills - Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, 3D proficiency a plus · Excellent organizational skills - must be able to communicate clearly and professionally · Understanding of garment construction and cut and sew knit fabrications. · Affinity and passion for RL Brand #LI-CE1


Ralph Lauren, whose name is synonymous with American lifestyle, timeless design and impeccable quality, is a cultural icon who has built the Ralph Lauren Corporation into one of the most successful companies in the world. As the first designer to produce a complete lifestyle vision, Mr. Lauren created a global brand exemplified by style, sophistication and the utmost attention to detail. Today, the Company is a leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances.

Since 1967, Ralph Lauren has cultivated the iconography of America, as well as that of Europe and the exotic themes of other cultures, redefining a style of luxury that is recognized and coveted around the world. “I have always had a clear vision,” he said. “I wanted to develop quality products and create a whole world around that. It means taking risks, going with what you feel, but never losing sight of your vision and conviction.”

At Ralph Lauren, we like to inspire—and to be inspired. Our teams are dynamic, collaborative and innovative—and we are always looking to build them with the strongest, most inspiring people in the world.

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