Gap Inc. Assistant Designer - Women's - Gap Outlet in New York, New York
Gap has always been about optimistic American style. Starting with our very first store on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco, opened almost 50 years ago by Doris and Don Fisher. The thread that’s run through those five decades is the phenomenal people that make up our brand – our employees and our customers. People who are rooted in the legacy that makes Gap what it is, but who are also focused on the future. People who want to leave the world better than they found it.
We’ve built our brand on staying true to our roots while always being out in front of what’s next. If you want to be part of an iconic American brand, and help lead the way for where we’re headed, we’d love to have you join us.
About the Role
In this role, you will work in an energizing, inclusive, and creative environment focused on creating exciting product. Your goal is to partner with cross functional team members who collectively are responsible for ensuring that the product style, fit, and quality. Responsibilities include assisting in designing the product line, preparing sketches, & organizing the team's product archives. Must lean into risk taking and be customer focused.
What You'll Do
Understand Gap’s aesthetic and help translate it into seasonal products
Research trends, print, graphics, & new silhouettes at the start of every season
Helping the senior design team sketch following the seasonal concepts & filling sketches in Illustrator in various patterns & colors
Responsible for organizing & record keeping of the sample closet, season submits, & seasonal development
Attend fittings with managers; revising sketches as needed
Assists designers with generating presentation Miro boards; keeping sketches organized and updated after milestone meetings
Regularly collaborate with cross functional team members and day to day follow-up on seasonal product development
Who You Are
Highly creative, positive attitude, and enthusiastic
Proficient in Adobe programs (Illustrator, Photoshop)
Capable in illustration and flat sketching
Understands product, fabrics, yarns, and general knowledge of garment construction
Knowledge in all aspects of the design process from concept to development
Excellent organizational, time management, & communication skills
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Self-driven and experienced in working in a fast-paced environment
College degree in Fashion Design. Related retail experience is a plus
One year design experience (may include summer jobs, internships, etc.)
Benefits at Gap
Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
Employee stock purchase plan.*
Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
See more (https://corporate.gapinc.com/en-us/careers/gap-inc-careers/gap-inc-benefits) of the benefits we offer.
*For eligible employees
Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign (https://www.hrc.org/resources/best-places-to-work-for-lgbtq-equality-2022) for the seventeenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the fourth year in a row.
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