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Company:  Madewell

Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Date:  Jan 2, 2021

Assistant Designer - Madewell Wovens

You’ve got to…

  • Get us – a passion for the brand that shows up in everything you do, everyday.
  • Be a strategic thinker – spend time and energy on what drives the greatest results.
  • Look under rocks, be curious, ask questions and use your smarts to think boldly and do the right thing.
  • Be a team player – cultivate productive relationships with cross-functional business partners.
  • Communicate consistently, with purpose and an understanding of your audience.
  • Be a multi-task master – make quick decisions under tight timelines.
  • Be nimble and comfortable with change.
  • Work independently and take the lead, even when all of the pieces are not in place.
  • Articulate your point of view and have the courage and conviction to stand up for your beliefs.
  • Have a great fashion esthetic and be all over what’s happening in the industry.
  • Always be on, up for anything and ready to have fun along the way.



We want you to…

  • Work closely with Designers in seasonal design development.
  • Assist in research of seasonal trends, themes, colors, raw materials, and trims.
  • Sketch in Illustrator, editing flats, creating techpacks.
  • Prepare fabric and product linesheets.
  • Assist with seasonal presentation boards, CAD artwork, fabrication and garment samples.
  • Communicate cross-functionally with Technical Design, Production, Merchandising, Fabric R&D, Trim teams.
  • Attend fittings and meetings, keep detailed notes, update sketches and BOMs as necessary
  • Assist with lab dips, strike offs and wash submitscommunicate accordingly to cross-functional partners.



Oh, and by the way, you…

  • 0-2 years Design experience
  • Apparel Design degree
  • Strong illustration skills
  • Demonstrated creative sense and ability
  • Trend/fashion awareness
  • Technical sketching ability (flat and illustration)
  • Working knowledge of garment construction and trim
  • Garment measurement and specification experience
  • Knowledge of lab dips
  • Excellent color sense
  • Self directed
  • Team player
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Good follow through, sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated ability to do creative, focused visual presentations
  • Proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Microsoft Word, Excel and PLM
  • Positive attitude, and willingness to learn and grow.

We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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