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Job Title
ASSISTANT DESIGNER - Girls/ Boys Toddler, Big Girl, Big Boys
Hoboken, New Jersey
Zip/Postal Code
United States
NY Metro
Position type
Job Function
Design - Fashion / Product
Experience level
Entry Level
Mid to Senior Level
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

ASSISTANT DESIGNER - Girls/ Boys Toddler, Big Girl, Big Boys

JUSH INTERNATIONAL INC designs and manufactures private label brands for a portfolio of Fortune 500 Retail Clients




ASSISTANT DESIGNER – Girls/ Boys Toddler, Big Girl, Big Boys


Specific Responsibilities


The designer will work directly with the Designer to execute the seasonal design development process, from concept to delivery, by assisting in creating and executing original, trend-appropriate design concepts that meet market needs and drive sales, and ensuring the timely execution of each stage in the process


Strategy & Innovation


• Research and identify trend directions; perform competitive analysis; pull and review fabrics, design concepts, presentation boards for meetings, mock-ups, color-ups, inspirational photos


Operations & Results


• Design according to style plans, sales needs and emerging trends; ensure timely execution of product development calendar


 • Create Illustrator sketches; specification sheets, Excel tech packs and line sheets; ensure accuracy of product development logs, line sheets, boards and design archives library


• Select and review raw materials and trims; ensure maintenance of fabric/trim library


• Approve lab dips and ensure consistency with color standards, review prints and graphics where appropriate and advise revisions; manage fit process


Customers & Relationships


• Coordinate follow-up with internal and external customers and partners, including overseas offices.  technical design, production and vendors; manager interoffice communication


• Build collaborative relationships with vendors and internal customers


Leadership & Teams


• Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary


Skills and Requirements


• Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented


• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented, meticulous and creative


• Creativity, technical capability and sensibility for merchandising; ability to sketch at a fast pace


• Extensive knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, silhouettes, color ways, sewing techniques, fabrication and trim; familiarity with print design and manufacturing


• Associate/ Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design


• 2-3 years experience in apparel design


• Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, In-Design, and Mac computers