LA-based menswear brand Wayward is hiring a Design intern based in Downtown LA. This role will work directly with the brand’s Creative Director and receive an in depth knowledge on all aspects of apparel design; from concept to finish product. This is a competitive opportunity to gain hands on experience and participate in a myriad of design processes, access resources and build skillsets required for designing, merchandising, developing and selling a premium brand. The ideal candidate should have a strong desire to learn and possess multi-faceted skills that can grasp and execute tasks efficiently and quickly.
Responsibilities Include: • Assistance with spearheading a number of brand critical functions such as product design and manufacturing, packaging, orders management, PR and social media, photo shoots, styling, and press, sales and office management o Website Management including uploading pictures, press, new product, photo shoots etc. o Styling for shoots, managing inventory for press pulls and ensuring product is delivered back in a timely manner o Interface with our showroom rep and ensure product going out is receiving press and maintained in good condition o Working/interfacing with pattern makers and sewers to ensure product is completed in a timely manner and all quality o Work on other ad hoc projects as they arise – acquisition, integration, reorganization, expansion, etc.
Qualifications • Must be enrolled in a reputable academic program focusing on Clothing Design, Design Merchandising, or Journalism Mass/Communications/Media. • Must be based in Los Angeles o Knowledge of and experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for Flat Sketches, Tech Packs Etc., photography skills a plus o Knowledge of and enthusiasm for fashion, particularly menswear o Strong social media skills - ability to grow brand through Instagram, Facebook, blogs etc. o Outstanding interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal. Must have the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully at all levels. o Aptitude for relationship building - sales pitches, showroom visits etc. o Ability to work in a high pace environment. o Ability to stay calm and focused during busy times. o Ability to keep confidential information secure. o Ability to organize and prioritize, pay close attention to detail, work well under time constraints and handle multiple tasks easily.
Academic Credit Only –
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