100% fashion Staff with care

Assistant Designer/Design Assistant

New York, New York 10018-3614

Post Date: 04/26/2018 Job ID: 95180 Job Category: Design, Footwear Designer

Title of Job: Assistant Designer/Design Assistant

Location: Long Island, NY

Company Description: Well-known footwear company

Responsibilities:

  • Designed in alignment with the brand’s identity
  • Priced appropriate to the customers’ needs
  • Made accurately using clear & effective communication
  • Developed in a timely manner
  • Using least amount of effort and resources
  • Using shortest, most streamlined processes on NY side, as well as China side
  • Able to be mass produced without technical issues
  • Kid-friendly and safe
  • Have a perceived value for the end customer that is higher than its retail value, so we continue to have repeat customers

CUSTOMER ACCOUNT REPONSIBILITIES

  • Line Builder assists the Brand Builder in managing brands and retail accounts
  • Help Brand Builder merchandise the line based on customers’ price points and merchandising strategy
  • Take detailed notes in meetings, or work off meeting notes and request product from overseas using that direction
  • Communicate regularly with overseas on different aspects of product development process
  • Maintain dashboards to ensure all sample requests are shipped/satisfied in a timely manner

TREND/SHOPPING REPONSIBILITIES

  • Research trends
  • Help Brand Builder build on past sales to retain and increases existing business
  • Collaborates with Brand Builder to shop online and offline

 

CAD, PE AND WS REPONSIBILITIES

  • Creating cads
  • Entering worksheets in Sneakernet
  • Reviewing samples for accuracy
  • Reviewing and correcting pullovers via photo/skype or both
  • Keep costing of specific materials in mind
  • Source materials and components
  • Know duty, construction and legal parameters
  • Work closely with Brand Builder and Sales to ensure all requests are met
  • Entering data in PE

 Requirements:

  • Minimum 2-4 yrs of industry experience.
  • Footwear experience would be preferable, not a requirement.
  • Must be proficient in Adobe Illustrator

 


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