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Company:  Madewell

New York, NY, US, 10281

Date:  Jan 1, 2022

Assistant Sweater Designer



  • Work closely with Senior Designer to manage creative and technical development of seasonal assortment from concept through production stages
  • Assist in research of seasonal trends, colors, raw materials, styling and trims.
  • Help with cable layouts, stripe layouts, jacquard patterns, and stitch/ swatch developments
  • Issue and track lab dip requests and submit approvals
  • Coordinate yarn sourcing with mills and issue yarn POs
  • Participate in weekly fittings





  • 1-2 years Design experience
  • Apparel Design degree
  • Ability to hand sketch
  • Strong attention to detail and tech packing
  • Demonstrated creative sense and conceptual skills
  • Trend/fashion awareness
  • Knowledge of basic yarn construction and machine knitting
  • Thorough knowledge in writing specs and sweater construction
  • Excellent PLM, Excel, Illustrator & Photoshop skills
  • Ability to work well within a team and have excellent communication skills
  • Adept at multi- tasking in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and a motivated self-starter

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: New York City

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