Assistant Designer, Sportswear

Adecco Creative is partnered with a national women’s retail company, supporting them in their search to located a freelance Assistant Designer in Manhattan. The Assistant Designer will support the Sportwear Team in various responsibilities throughout the design process.



  • Provide both creative and practical/logistical support to design team.
  • Create tech packs at development stage and work to continue updating trim sheets and sketches through production.
  • Garment measurement and specification experience.
  • Sketching (by hand and computer).
  • Communicate with overseas factories & internal production team.
  • Source and develop trims for each season.
  • Mock up designs, prints, layouts in photoshop.
  • Prep for design related meetings and presentations.
  • Attend fittings and keep record of fit notes.
  • Responsible for creating, updating & maintaining line sheets, design charts, and boards.
  • Create tech packs
  • Organizing fabrics and sample closet.
  • Steaming garments for presentations and picking up trims locally.




  • Knowledge of garment construction and trim.
  • Ability to research and report on industry trend direction, themes, styling, fabric innovations, and trims.
  • Ability to recognize fashion trends that and appropriate for our brand.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple seasons at once.
  • Self-motivation and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Comfortable in corporate environment
  • Good follow through and sense of urgency.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop, Microsoft Word & Excel.
  • Bachelors' degree in Apparel/Fashion Design, and 1+ years' experience in design (internships included)
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills with cross functional teams.

  • Apply with Adecco

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