Associate designer | Eveningwear | Fashion jobs 7557

Jessilyn Personnel - New York, NY


Better to Designer dress manufacturer is looking for an associate designer. This is a position for a detail-oriented team player with positive energy and excellent follow-thru and attention to detail. The candidate must come from a dress background with 3-5 years of experience – preferably in eveningwear.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to)

  • Assist Creative Director in all phases of the design process from sketching to fabric sourcing, color palettes, lab dips, researching trend and preparing mood boards
  • Create detailed beaded layouts based on direction from Creative Director
  • Help create cost sheets and BOM in PLM, review assistants’ PLM work before submitting to Creative Director for final review
  • Create and update line plans, communicate plans to cross-functional teams on a weekly basis
  • Track domestic and overseas sample development
  • Acting as the liaison between design, sample room, production and sales
  • Maintain daily communication with factories to track developments, anticipate and help resolve issues and maintain a steady of workflow to all factories
  • Assist in domesticsampleroomto maintain smooth workflow for patternmakers, sewers and cutters – prepare styles to cut, ensure allssyand trim are on hand before cut-time, ensure sewers have a steady workload
  • Help enter all styles into PLM, manage BOM, update with all changes that occur throughout the design process, relay information to cross-functional teams accordingly
  • Assist in showroom

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $70,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year


  • 1) wholesale apparel: 3 years (Preferred)
  • 8) illustrator & photopshop: 3 years (Preferred)
  • 4) designing in eveningwear: 3 years (Preferred)
  • 5) creating detailed bead layouts: 3 years (Preferred)
  • 6) create cost sheets and BOM in PLM: 3 years (Preferred)
  • 7) PLM: 3 years (Preferred)
  • 3) design: 3 years (Preferred)
  • 2) fashion school: 3 years (Preferred)