The GIII Apparel Group

  • Associate Designer – Leading Women’s Activewear Brand

    ID
    2018-7276
    Location
    US-NY-New York
  • Overview

    GIII Apparel Group is a leading manufacturer and distributor of apparel and accessories under licensed brands, owned brands and private label brands with an entrepreneurial culture that flows throughout the comprehensive portfolio of over 30 licensed and proprietary brands, including Andrew Marc, 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.

     

    GIII also has licenses with the four major professional sports leagues, as well as over 100 U.S. colleges and universities. In addition, G-III currently designs, manufactures and markets an extensive range of apparel, including outerwear, dresses, sportswear, beachwear, women's suits and women's performance wear, as well as luggage and women's handbags, small leather goods and various accessories. 

     

    GIII Apparel Group is currently seeking a Assoicate Designer to join its team based in New York City! In this role, you will work closely with a Senior Designer and the Head of Design through all steps of the design process. This is an opportunity to gain great experience working on a premiere activewear brand in a fast-paced environment. You must be a team player willing to pitch in on all types of design responsibilities; no task too big or too small.

    Responsibilities

    • Create design tech packs, including construction, specs and trims.
    • Sketch new styles on Adobe Illustrator
    • Daily correspondence with overseas factories, making sure sample details are clear
    • Manage styles and keep protos and samples on schedule
    • Create and keep linesheets up to date
    • Review/ comment on lab dips
    • Stay on top of activewear and fashion trends

    Qualifications

    • Associate degree and/or Bachelor degree in Fashion Design required
    • 3-4 years of experience required
    • Clear and concise communication skills
    • Excellent time management, organization skills and work ethic
    • Experienced working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and sketching. Must be able to jump into sketching and CAD’ing efficiently in Illustrator
    • Knowledge of working with prints and patterns in Adobe Photoshop and working between Illustrator and Photoshop
    • Understanding and experience creating tech packs and spec’ing new designs and protos.
    • Excellent eye for detail and proportions
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, juggle multiple projects at once and meet tight deadlines
    • Computer: proficiency in Adobe Illustrator / Photoshop / Microsoft Excel / Microsoft Office
    • Experience working in activewear a plus; must have experience working with cut and sew knits

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