New York
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Date Posted

Title: Assistant Designer (Knits - Lounge), Aeropostale

Location: New York, NY

General Summary
The Assistant Designer provides operational support to the Design team in the creation and execution of a line. The Assistant Designer researches relevant trends, maintains the organization of the design office, communicates with the cross functional team (Merchandising, Production, Graphics), and assists the team in preparation for all milestone meetings. The position will cover product such as fashion fleece, leggings and active, sleep, intimates, and swim.

Position Responsibilities
  • Research and identify trends that are relevant to the Aéropostale customer.
  • Shop the market on a regular basis for ideas and inspiration.
  • Maintain awareness of current selling information as well as market trends and conditions.
  • Develop strong working relationships with cross functional team members (Merchandising, Production and Graphics) through communication and problem solving.
  • Create sketches of styles in development.
  • Execute organized, accurate technical packages.
  • Maintain seasonal collection boards and walls.
  • Create and update seasonal assortment sheet.
  • Understand the basics of the production process as it relates to the classification.
  • Maintain awareness of corporate calendar and help supervisor manage deadlines.
  • Attend and participate in fit sessions. Take detailed notes and follow up as needed.
  • Assist in day to day projects including filing/organizing, copying and updating development packages.

Position Requirements
  • Strong sketching skills
  • Understanding of the market and Aero Customer
  • Strong knowledge of, and ability to work across, multiple product classifications (casual lounge, sleep, intimates, etc.)
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Illustrator & Photoshop

SPARC Group LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We value a culture of inclusion and diversity within our workforce, and are committed to maintaining a workplace free from prohibited employment conduct, including discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, domestic partner status, civil partnership, status as a covered veteran, status in the Uniformed Services of the United States, citizenship and any other characteristic protected by law (“Protected Characteristics”).

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