Men’s Wear Fashion Design Assistant

Job Detail

  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

FASHION DESIGNER ASSISTANT

 

Our client is a new exciting Men’s collection start-up brand, we are aiming to deliver true fashion with a new attitude to the men’s Market.

So this opportunity is unique and as a company, we pride ourselves on doing things a little differently. We will be opening 2 retail stores in the CBD this year and will roll out our wholesale and online stores early next year.

This is both an exciting and creative position melding good design with great technical know-how in a creative atmosphere.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Design Director this role will be accountable for the 4 seasonal apparel ranges through range development and design, providing innovative and inspiring fashion for the client’s customer by identifying and interpreting key trends and following the creative direction and strategy of the brand. Your input will be needed and you will be part of a close tight-knit team.

  • Manage the garment development process from concept to production with the design director
  • Select and approve lab dibs, qualities and trims.
  • Work on new designs, vintage inspirational shopping & develop new concepts.
  • Follow up on fabric developments and investigation of new fabric finishes and washes
  • Ensure accurate and timely communications (Design, Production) with overseas suppliers
  • Store visits, retail and market research, design research and development.
  • some graphic work may be needed

Requirements

To be successful in this role you will hold:

  • Design experience across a broad range of categories or a willingness to learn and expand on categories,
  • A minimum of 3-4 years of design experience.
  • The ability to create and/or manipulate graphic artworks digitally.
  • Fashion design and garment construction qualifications.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Outstanding communication skills and time management
  • Creativity and an exceptional eye for design and detail
  • Experience in interpreting design direction

Trend research and colour forecasting skills

  • A collaborative style of working within a team environment.

Required skills