The Arrivals is a new, premier contemporary outerwear brand launching Fall 2014.
Focusing on design rooted in architecture and product design, perfected fit and irreverent materiality; we are a brand doing Outerwear staples and retail differently.
Role: We are a growing team seeking a dependable, intelligent, efficient, talented and creative Intern for help with collection and brand development.
Our intern will work directly with the Senior Designer, Production Manager and Creative Director.
We have built a positive, collaborative atmosphere with a strong, energetic company culture and are looking to have an Intern join our team who can bring their unique skills and experience to the table.
-2 days weekly (roughly 5 hours/day).
-Must be in 3rd or 4th year of undergraduate program or beyond. We welcome Fashion Design, Fashion Communications and Architecture students. -Must live in New York City; with a working understanding of New York streets and geography, familiar with fabric and trim stores in the Garment District (beyond Google Maps).
-Competent and efficient with Microsoft Office, Google Mail and Calendar, and Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
-Positive, energetic attitude; welcoming of challenges, possessing creative problem solving skills and high-level/big-picture thinking.
-In-depth understanding of social media, brand strategies. -General understanding of design process; experience with local development and production a plus.
-Work directly with Senior Designer, Production Manager and Creative Director, assisting in the development of our brand and collections, helping coordinate and execute multiple tasks and seasons at once. -Fabric and factory vendor/rep appointments, tracking/follow-up, pickups, and communication. -Ownership of studio organization inclusive of: samples, fabric binders, tech pack updates.
-Potential for social media contributions and eventual responsibility of producing social content for review.
This role offers a exciting opportunity, as we are a new company and doing things differently; welcoming new and unorthodox ideas. We want our Intern to be an active and collaborative member of our team. We are looking for someone who gets it and is willing to put in the work to help us build a truly great and successful brand.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and a short cover letter.