The GIII Apparel Group

  • Design Assistant

    ID
    2018-7383
    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 Design Assistant to join it's team based in New York City!

    Responsibilities

    • Manage creation and updates of line sheet
    • Source seasonal inspiration for all design aspects through both market and online resources, ex. Seasonal print inspiration
    • Assist designer with sketching and completing technical packages
    • Assist the designer with print development
    • Help the designer with seasonal trim charts and color allocation charts  
    • Prepare show samples for line edits (steam, remove tags, etc.)
    • Maintain and organize past season archive closets, packing items for sample sales as needed
    • Organize and maintain fabric bins, supplies, development binders
    • Prepare expense reports for the team after travel, market research, etc.
    • Maintain order as much as possible in the supply closet and re-order office supplies as needed
    • Complete all aspects of design packages - sketching, tech packs, creating and maintaining linesheets
    • Assist Designer with research and development of innovative trims each season
    • Assist  Designer with research and development of new fabrics 
    • Prepare and maintain tech packs from initial development through bulk
    • Organize and maintain design development including artwork, trims, fabric worksheets, initial development, finalized tech pack, line list, etc. 
    • Communicate with overseas factories 
    • Submit and approve artwork/strike-offs, wash panels, lab dips, etc. 
    • Manage and adhere to Time and Action Calendar
    • Creates CAD presentations for internal and external use with speed and accuracy
    • PLM data entry to create BOM’s for production
    • Sample Prep for meetings and/or market
    • Creation of Development charts
    • Communication with factories for ongoing Product Development

    Qualifications

    • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Working Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator
    • Knowledge of garment construction and graphics
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Fashion Design

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