J.Crew Assistant Designer - Boys in New York, New York
New York, NY, US, 10281
Date: Jul 9, 2021
Assistant Designer - Boys
Title: Assistant Designer - Factory Boys
Reports to: Senior Designer
Overview: To assist with Designers in creative execution of the product.
Work closely with Design Directors to create concepts, select color stories and develop fabrics, prints, trim and graphics – main focus on Boys (all categories), minor focus on Mens (partial categories)
Prepare professional presentation boards with illustrations, CAD artwork, fabrication and garment samples.
Assists in research of seasonal trends, themes, colors, raw materials, styling and trims.
Work with Technical Design in preparing specs from initial concept to technical design cards.
Work with Production to maintain design concept throughout production process.
Work with Merchandising to create the final seasonal assortment
0-2 years Boys Apparel Design experience
Apparel Design degree
Excellent print/pattern/color sense
Demonstrated creative sense and ability
Technical sketching ability (flat and illustration)
Understanding of fabric weave and construction
Working knowledge of garment construction and trim
Garment measurement and specification experience
Ability to multi-task
Strong written and communication skills
Good follow through, sense of urgency
Demonstrated ability to do creative, focused visual presentations
Proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel
Non apparel experience
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