Assistant Designer - Women'sfit

Gap

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Job title

Assistant Designer - Women'sfit, Gap

Location

New York, United States

Level

Assistant / Entry Level

Function

Design (Garments & Accessories)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES

What you'll do

  • Prepares basic flat sketch designs
  • Assists with basic specification of product
  • Assists with color b.o.m.'s
  • Attends fitting sessions with manager; make revisions to sketch and design package as needed
  • May assist in researching the local market
  • Will work within “design ecosystem,” inclusive of in-house designers and vendor partnerships, to create product that is brand right, aspirational, and commercially viable
  • Responsible for administration and follow up of product design process to include preparation of technical packages and presentation boards, understanding of PDM process, email correspondence, etc.
  • Responsible for trimming supplies and/or working with Trim Department to keep abreast of current ideas

Who you are

  • Basic computer knowledge; ability to learn how to design through new/advanced technology (e.g., on-line spec program)
  • Basic product and fabric knowledge
  • Basic understanding of garment construction
  • Basic design and color sense
  • Ability to perform basic flat sketches
  • Basic organizational and communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • BA in Fashion Design or related field preferred
  • 1 year of design experience (may include summer jobs, internships, etc.)

About Us

Gap is one of the world’s most iconic apparel and accessories brands anchored in optimistic, casual, American style. Founded in San Francisco in 1969, the brand’s collections continue to build the foundation of modern wardrobes - all things denim, tees, button-downs, and khakis, along with must-have trends. Gap is designed to build the foundation of modern wardrobes through every stage of life with apparel and accessories for adult men and women under the Gap name, in addition to GapKids, babyGap, GapMaternity, GapBody, and GapFit collections.

Beginning in 1987 with the opening of the first store outside North America in London, Gap continues to connect with customers around the world through specialty stores, online, and franchise stores. In addition, we bring the brand to value-conscious customers, with exclusively designed collections for Gap Outlet and Gap Factory stores and websites.