The GIII Apparel Group

Assistant Designer, Calvin Klein

ID
2017-6922
US-NY-New York

Overview

G-III Apparel Group, the world's premier designer and manufacturer of quality leather outerwear, dresses, women's suits and sportswear with a comprehensive portfolio of over 30 licensed and wholly-owned brands, including Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, Kenneth Cole, Cole Haan, Guess?, Tommy Hilfiger, Karl Lagerfeld, Levi’s, Dockers, Jessica Simpson, Vince Camuto, Ellen Tracy, Kensie, Ivanka Trump, and G.H. Bass, among others, seeks a Design/PD Assistant to join its team based in New York City.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide reliable and responsible support to Senior Designer
  • Assist in developing and presenting new ideas for silhouette, color, concept boards, prints, and trims
  • Comment on color & lab dips for fabrics/trims each season, from sampling to production
  • Responsible for creating, updating & maintaining linesheets, design charts, seasonal binders and boards
  • Responsible for ordering and tracking samples from factories
  • Review samples for accuracy and advise comments to factories
  • Create and update design tech packs from development through production stage
  • Helping in setting up showroom for meetings each season
  • Day to day up keep of filing and organization 

Qualifications

  • Between 2-5 years of industry experience. Swimwear, Lingerie, or Active sportswear a plus
  • Must be able to draw by hand as well as be very proficient with Excel, Illustrator & Photoshop
  • Must be well versed at cadding. (sketching and filling bodies with solids/ prints)
  • Must be able to put line lists together with Illustrator or InDesign 
  • Must be comfortable with communication with overseas factories 
  • Highly organized and detail oriented 
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Motivated and can thrive in a fast-paced environment 
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to multi task and manage multiple seasons at once
  • Positive and Professional attitude

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