Assistant Designer Job Description

Assistant Designer Job Description

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Assistant designer provides expert advice and assistance for the design, construction, and maintenance engineers and operating personnel on all matters pertaining to the Industrial Security System and telecommunication field.

Assistant Designer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Adhere to the Global 4 Season Critical Path Development Calendar
Assist in the monitoring and maintenance of the Pre-Production Counter Sampling Process for the LifeCycle of all Apparel products and Home Textiles, partnering with the Shenzhen Sourcing and QA Teams
Track and Physically locate and assemble samples for all Reviews
Work efficiently sharing opportunities to streamline, simply and maximize efficiencies
Help TD Manager with Special Products related to Apparel and Home Textiles products
Partner and collaborate with Design/Product Development at nascent stages of Development to ensure full understanding of Design intent and necessary details
Travels to overseas agents/factories for on site development
Assist the Designer with projects and design development throughout the development cycle
Organize and maintain samples, files, linesheets and boards for each season
Create technical flat sketches to style specification and set-up corresponding product packages

Assistant Designer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Assistant Designer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NICET, UI, UX, RSVP

Education for Assistant Designer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the assistant designer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Design, Fashion Design, Fashion, Graphic Design, Drafting Technology, Education, Associates, Technical, Apparel Design, Manufacturing

Skills for Assistant Designer

Desired skills for assistant designer include:

Woven
Knit
Garment construction
Industrial design
Fashion product and fashion design/industrial product
Pattern making
Silhouettes
Fabric treatments wash and dye techniques
Fabric and trims
Sweaters apparel construction

Desired experience for assistant designer includes:

A creative design aesthetic that complements the current style of the company
Reports to the Senior Manager of Technical Design
Assist the Technical Design team in managing fit approval process in accordance with sales samples and stock approval deadlines
Coordinate fit schedule with design team and senior designs
Partners with Production counterparts on tracking and arrival of all fit samples + PP samples
Measure fit garments from the factories and ensure evaluation sheets are prepared and reviewed with design/development team prior to fitting

Assistant Designer Examples

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Assistant Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of assistant designer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for assistant designer
  • Ensure design packages are complete
  • Ensure updates are executed
  • Develop seasonal product with a focus graphics, color and surface interest
  • Adapt artwork based on feedback, incorporating for finalization
  • Regularly batch and update wovens Design Linesheets, and send out to cross-functional teams overseas contacts
  • General Administration, copying
  • Creating and maintaining all design files
  • Create thorough flat sketches, and technical packages
  • Communicate with factories to discuss technical comments/ issues
  • Attend fittings when needed
Qualifications for assistant designer
  • Bachelor's degree with a design major
  • Some background in fit, fabric development, finishes, and construction details
  • Computer skills required – Excel and Word
  • Interact with MPR team on daily and weekly basis to maintain company time/action calendar
  • Team player, wiliness to help others
  • Organized and detail oriented, a fast learner
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Assistant Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant designer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for assistant designer
  • Review trims for Quality
  • Maintain library of original samples take pictures of incoming samples
  • Communicate game design and design rationale clearly and concisely with the various members of the team
  • Receive and provide critiques in a constructive manner with suggestions and solutions for improvement
  • Integrate learnings from quantitative data and A/B test results and constantly strive to improve the design
  • Assist in technical design fittings, clearly defines go-forward directives, and ensures that updates are executed
  • Ensure product design packages are complete, accurate, and handed off to product development team, tech department and vendors on time for prototypes and salesmen samples
  • Follow up on knitdowns, lab dips, embroideries, – to be sure development proceeds according to the calendar
  • Assist in creating sketches and line sheets in Illustrator
  • Assist in creating Bill of materials in Flex
Qualifications for assistant designer
  • PDM or PLM experience required
  • Computer PC, MAC and CAD proficient
  • Demonstrated ability to complete work within given due dates
  • Must have menswear
  • Entry level (may include summer jobs, internships)
  • Knowledge of garment specification, construction
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Assistant Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant designer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assistant designer
  • Represent the Company's interest of universal and consistent fit and proper construction
  • Assist Technical Designer with daily tasks
  • Sit in/ assist on fit sessions
  • Assist Technical Designer in creating/ writing/ updating reports
  • Measure samples against required specifications and report results
  • Consistently manage communication with Designers, factories and vendors
  • Update patterns to be sent to factories
  • Executes tech packs, utilizing Adobe Illustrator for flat and technical sketches, prepares pitch and trim sheets under supervision of Sr
  • Manage technical package process from drawing and design detail spec’ing, to creating the Bill of Materials, managing the hand-off to production
  • Support the technical designer in fitting
Qualifications for assistant designer
  • Must have experience in freehand design sketching
  • Microsoft proficient, preferred knowledge of Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop a plus
  • Proficient with MAC operating system with Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Acrobat) and software including Pages, Keynote, Final Cut
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts specializing in Fashion Design
  • Able to juggle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust in a rapidly changing environment
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Assistant Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant designer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assistant designer
  • Write up and check spec packs/artwork packages to send to region
  • Collaborate with Design and Graphic Partners on color and on artwork for yoga products
  • Develop prints/patterns
  • Collaborate with Product Development and answer any questions from regional partners and ensure updates are made to spec packs
  • Make updates to spec packs based on changes coming out of milestone meetings
  • Work on surface for test initiatives
  • Update and maintain decks in collaboration with the CAD team
  • Maintain all innovation & execution timelines
  • Prepares mechanicals for production
  • Assists Senior Technical Designer
Qualifications for assistant designer
  • Computer savvy with Photoshop, Illustrator, Outlook, Word, and Excel experience
  • Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop proficient
  • Working knowledge of the latest versions of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Ability to learn how to design through new/advanced technology (e.g., illustrator and photoshop a must, U4RIA, PLM)
  • 1 plus years related experience and/or training in apparel
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with partners in Buying, Production, and Design
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Assistant Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant designer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for assistant designer
  • Collaborate with design partners on color
  • Collaborate with graphic partners on artwork for knits product
  • Research trends
  • Attend fit sessions with Sr Technical Designer or Technical Designer, Designers and Merchants
  • Assist in the approval of fit, trim components and construction of garments within development and production timelines under direction of the technical supervisor
  • Communicate fit comments and corrections to ESP and non ESP global technical partners, factories, vendors
  • Attend weekly production and ”product team workshop” (PTW) meetings to gain cross functional alignment
  • Partner with the technical supervisor and Patternmaker to resolve pattern corrections as needed
  • Daily communication and follow through with cross functional and manager
  • Organize all in and outgoing samples for department
Qualifications for assistant designer
  • Degree in Fashion Design, emphasis on Technical Design
  • Demonstrable experience in Word, Excel, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Web PDM
  • 2 years denim experience in apparel industry • Degree in Apparel or Fashion (2-4 year program)
  • Full Circle experience highly preferred
  • Assist and take direction from Designer(s) and Senior Designer(s) for preliminary design research, including competitive analysis
  • Assist in development of initial seasonal design category in context of larger assortment

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