Retrofete Is Hiring An Apparel Assistant Designer In New York, NY

Contemporary Fashion label Retrofete is seeking a full-time Apparel Assistant Designer to join their growing team at Mint Showroom and Retrofête, the brand.
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Contemporary Fashion label Retrofete is seeking a full-time Apparel Assistant Designer to join their growing team at Mint Showroom and Retrofête, the brand. Our design team works with major retailers such as NET-A-PORTER, FWRD, Revolve, Shopbop etc.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating and working on groups within a collection from development to sampling
  • - Able to spec, fit and create detailed techpacks
  • Communicating daily with domestic and overseas factories
  • Preparing for and participating in design meetings
  • Track and meet deadlines for swatches and samples
  • Assist Head Designer with other daily projects

Requirements:

  • 1-5 years experience working in womenswear production
  • The ideal candidate would have experience in all stages of development to production
  • Good knowledge of fabric, garment construction & specs
  • BA or BFA in fashion design
  • Creative with an ability to sketch and translate ideas
  • Ability to multi task and be a team player
  • Self-motivated but able to take direction
  • Clear communication skills and ability to partner cross functionally
  • Able and willing to travel internationally
  • Microsoft Office, Photoshop and Illustrator proficient
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge in embroidery and embellishment is a plus
  • Positive, friendly, can-do attitude, willingness to learn
  • Animal lover (we have an office puppy)

Must be authorized to work in the US.
Salary depends on experience.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a growing company with a close-knit team and amazing office culture. At Retrofete our design, sales, and PR teams are all interconnected, providing a working and learning experience that is both unique and beneficial to our success.

Please email your portfolio, cover letter and resume to Tugce@MintShowroom.com to be considered, subject line Apparle Assistant Designer.