Doen is seeking creative, detail-oriented and enthusiasticDesign Assistant to join our team on a full-time basis in our Van Nuys Office. The Ideal candidate possesses strong verbal and written communication skills and enjoys working as part of a team to deliver great product.
-Work with CCO on print and embroidery development and design
-Managing communication of print development and embroidery development with vendor and graphic artist
-Working on concept development within seasonal themes
-Sketching as needed
-Researching design details and elements that are in line with brand creative direction
-Managing, updating, distributing, and liaising line-sheets between design and development
-Production-liaising between CCO and Development/Production Team
-Being mindful of the design/development calendar and helping design stay on calendar
-Work on design and concept for updates to best-selling styles
-Assists design team with organization and filing of vintage samples and submits
-Maintains the fabric/trim library
-Supports Associate Designer in putting together presentations and print comments
-Assists the design team in trend research, colors, fabrics & trims
-Builds collaborative relationships with cross functional team members
-Degree in Apparel or Fashion (2-4-year program)
-Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
-Strong organizational skills and attention to product detail
-Sketching skills required
-Knowledge of the wash/dye process, embellishments and different fabric
-Experience fitting on a live model
-Meticulous attention to detail and organization
-Able to take direction with minimal supervision
-Follow through on all given tasks to completion
-Strong planning and organizational skills with a sense of priority for deadlines and attention to detail
-Flexible and adaptable in a rapidly growing company
*We are an at-will, equal opportunity employer.
*Pre-employment background check required.
*Please reply with cover letter, portfolio and resume to careers@shopdoen with subject line "Design Assistant"