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Job Title
ASSISTANT DESIGNER - Men's Outerwear and Swim
New York, New York
United States
NY Metro
Position type
Job Function
Design - Fashion / Product
Product Management
Experience level
Entry Level
Mid to Senior Level

ASSISTANT DESIGNER - Men's Outerwear and Swim


Support the Design team on all aspects of product life cycle from concept to final development.


  • Provide administrative support from concept to design to final development of  the classification
  • Master knowledge of all raw materials and trims related to Men's Outerwear and Swim
  • Assist with the management of cross-functional communication between merchants, production, technical design and external vendors
  • Sketch designs in Illustrator (flats)
  • Prepare PLM packages
  • Assist with the preparation of presentation boards for seasonal, milestone meetings
  • Conduct design research as directed by department head
  • Attend fit sessions as needed
  • Review lab dips with Supervisor and send comments to vendors
  • Prepare line sheets and update as necessary
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion or Art (or equivalent experience and education)
  • Keen eye for color, trend, detail and construction
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to multi task and prioritize based on business objectives
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Working knowledge of Illustrator and Excel
  • Web PLM experience a plus

American Eagle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.