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Freelance Design Assistant

Los Angeles, CA 90069

Posted: 09/24/2018 Job Category: Design Job Number: 101326

Job Title: Freelance Design Assistant

Location: Los Angeles, California 90069

Schedule: 3 days a week

START: ASAP

END:  Ongoing

Design Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Designer in all product categories. Particularly Swim, Lingerie and Apparel Collections seasonally from R&D, Tech Packs, 1st Protos, Garment Fittings, SMS (Salesman Samples) & Line sheets for market. In addition, you will support the design team in creating product from the beginning stages of a collection through the annual fashion show. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to break into the Los Angeles fashion industry and learn the ins and outs of running a creative start-up.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite skills: Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Strong hand or digital sketching skills
  • Tech Pack prowess
  • Ability to support Designer with garment fittings and communicating clear notes
  • Ability to identify trends in their early stages and understand their relevancy to the brand
  • Organizational skills required to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of apparel & fabric construction, lab dips and strike offs
  • Understanding of techniques, including dying, printing, wash and other treatments
  •  Ability to learn Apparel Magic
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with both internal and external partners

COMMITMENT:

  • 3 days a week
  • Maintaining a weekly schedule, but also flexible in your schedule knowing that the brand is fast paced and ever-changing
  • Candidate can expect hours to be increased during peak times (Miami Swim Week, Market weeks, prior to major events, etc.)
  • Candidate should also be aware that hours may be REDUCED in the event that their manager is out of town
  • If/when days off are requested, candidate is expected to give at least 30 days’ notice

Education Requirement: Degree in Fashion Design, Product Development OR currently pursuing one

Experience Requirement:  2-5 years

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