Luxury womenswear brand HONOR is looking for a talented Design Assistant. Candidates should have at least 3 years design experience and meet the below requirements.
ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES: - Research new concepts, inspiration, trends. Assist in developing seasonal concepts and color story. - Provide detailed sketches (flats and/or illustrations), and work with head designer in fabrication, material and trim development. Work closely with the freelance knitwear and accessory designers on all levels. - Assist director of textile development with print development, fabrication and color direction as needed. - Create and maintain development detail sheets for wovens and knits. Take all development fitting notes and produce highly detailed spec sheets for each fitting, including photos. - Communicate with development coordinator re: design needs/actions based on fittings. - Meet with sample rooms to review fit notes, including construction and design details, fabrication, and trims. - Prioritize the development calendar for trim/hardware. - Facilitate handoff from development to production for wovens and knits.
SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED: - Superior computer skills (Adobe Suite) - Solid understanding of garment construction, sewing skills a PLUS - Strong hand sketching skills - Excellent time management; proven ability to adhere to time and action calendars - Ability to stay focused on creating winning results - Effective communicator
Please send resume and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org.