Nanette Lepore Is Hiring An Assistant Designer In NYC

Candidates must be adept at sketching, mock-ups, draping and coming up with trendy new ideas in the contemporary market.
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Candidates must be adept at sketching, mock-ups, draping and coming up with trendy new ideas in the contemporary market.
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Nanette Lepore is seeking a creative, enthusiastic and energetic assistant designer. Candidates must be adept at sketching, mock-ups, draping and coming up with trendy new ideas in the contemporary market.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a fast paced, dynamic environment with the ability to work independently as well as with a team.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Manage the running of the sample room.

- Responsible for delegating and overseeing the workflow of the sample room to the cutters and sewers to ensure the completion of all market samples and production fit samples.

- Ensure market samples are shipped and received to all showrooms on time.

- Responsible for staying within the time and action calendar.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

- Develop new ideas and sketches with strong integration of seasonal concepts.

- Participate in concept and design meetings.

- Assist in the preparation of fashion shows.

REQUIREMENTS:

- Degree in apparel design, minimum 1-2 years working experience designing women's contemporary sportswear.

- Excellent design and hand sketching skills required.

- Strong technical knowledge of woven apparel construction.

- Strong knowledge of fabric and trims as well as relationships and resources.

- Strong organizational, communication, and presentation skills.

- Must be proficient in layouts and mock ups.

- Computer skills: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Office, MS outlook

TO APPLY: Send your resume in word format to:

EMAIL: careers@nanettelepore.com

Please reference the Job Title in the subject line of your message when applying by email. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.