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Assistant Designers are employees who have received their formal education in the design field and are now training toward becoming a main designer while being appropriated in an apprentice-type role. Responsibilities highlighted on sample resumes of Assistant Designers include researching trends and competitors, communicating with vendors and factories, and working with senior designers, producers, and merchandisers to develop collections. Example resumes of Assistant Designers show participation in design programs at four-year universities, though others may choose to hone their skills at creative arts schools.

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Assistant Designer

Updated and maintained trim components into Web PDM for Production/Costing Coordinator

  • Communicated daily with production team regarding trims and fabric details
  • Shopped the market for samples and took relevant photos for the Creative Director
  • Assisted in finding new trends, trims, belts and key fabrics for season
  • Created storyboards, and photo layouts for sales team
  • Developed embroidery layouts to meet DM target price
  • Reviewed and approved lab dips
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
8
months
at this job
2

Assistant Designer

Assisted with flat sketching, detail sketches, handoff sheets/ BOM, and presentation boards.

  • Updated sketches as needed in PLM system.
  • Attended proto fittings, took fit notes and relayed changes to in-house and local sample rooms. Created cut tickets,
  • Developed and ordered all trim for proto and SRS samples.
  • Partnered with art department to recolor print artwork and create repeats. Worked with fabric team to send out all print
  • Designed embellishment and embroidery layouts. Communicated with overseas vendors to produce embroidery for collection.
  • Participated in trend shopping and concept research for upcoming seasons.
  • Managed special design projects in conjunction with PR and marketing teams.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Fashion Design
BFA
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Education, Fashion Design & Styling
3

Design Intern/assistant Designer

Held and participated in custom bridal gown consultations

  • Designed and created custom, one-of-a-kind wedding veils for clients
  • Collaborated with head designer and assisted on her Spring 2010 collection
  • Flat Patternmaking/Draping, Garment Construction, Hand embellishments and Couture Techniques for Womenswear
  • Creative Design in Hand Illustration and Rendering
  • Technical Design in Computer generated Flats, Spec Sheets, Tech Packs, Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator and Lectra U4ia
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Proficient in Macintosh and PC formats
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
Fashion Design
Fashion Design
4

Assistant Designer

Assisted Head [company name]er with [company name] process from sourcing fabrics, cutting samples, and seasonal inspiration

  • Contributed to the development of the new men's line by collaborating on new fabrics, embroidery placement, and fit
  • Sourced fabrics from mills at trade shows, acquired samples of quality fabrics sample requests within set budget
  • Aided in fittings to ensure quality of fit patterns by offering my knowledge of construction and fit
  • Researched fashion trends by checking trend sites and magazines while creating mood boards and color predictions
  • Casted models for fittings and shoots by contacting agencies, setting up go sees, and interviewing models
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Apparel Design And Technology
5

Assistant Designer

Originated flat sketches for product development based on trends/ head designer/ buyer's interest

  • Conducted trend & color research; maintained fabric/trims & seasonal color library
  • Revised CAD & make print repeats; Fabric/ strike-off submissions approval; Print out real size production artwork
  • Created tech packs using fabric/wash info, measurement, sewing constructions, appliqué/ accessory attachment
  • Ordered/ tracked samples, daily communication with oversea factories; Attended live model fitting
  • Worked closely with merchandising, sourcing, production, and sales teams to ensure all details were correct
  • Set up spreadsheets/ line sheets in Excel for pricing and planning for delivery
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BFA
Fashion Design
6

Women's Design Assistant Designer - Intern

Worked on creating initial techpacks through WebPDM software, including BOMs, and pantone
assignment

  • Sketched or drafted apparel designs with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Presented concepts to director and team
  • Interpret trends through initial concepts and designs
  • Created Pantone Color Cards for Women's Design Team
  • Communicated with Product Developers on a regular basis about spec, fabrics and details for all
  • Helped with the trend research and development of key fabrics, prints and patterns with fabric team and Cad designers
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BFA
Fashion Design
MA
Fashion Design-online Program
7

Assistant Designer in Women's RTW Collection

Assisted the head designer to create SMS in woven, full fashion knit, leather and novelty fabrics.

  • Researched on color and inspirations and sourced all trims and managed to execute the details for mock-ups.
  • Developed accessories including handbags, shoes and scarves as well as printed and novelty fabrics.
  • Created flats and tech-packs to communicate with domestic and oversee factories for samples.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Fashion Design
8

Intimate Apparel and Lounge Wear Women's Assistant Designer

Composed mood boards and corresponding phrases for graphic t-shirts and back panty hits

  • Created tech packs with sketch, print, fabric and trim detail, as well as season line sheets
  • Managed submittal of color and handled all lab dips/color approvals for fabric and trim
  • Corresponded with vendors, answered pending issues, tracked and maintained new development
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BFA
Fashion Design
Education Program
9

Freelance Intimates Assistant Designer/cad Artist

Assembled mood boards, graphic boards, color boards, and design boards as per season

  • Created fully detailed CADS as per season
  • Created and updated fully detailed tech packs & line sheets
  • Gathered inspiration and trend research from magazines, websites, blogs, local events, and retail market
  • Re-colored prints and CADS as needed
  • Contacted vendor with any style updates or any questions as per style
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BFA
Fashion Design
10

Assistant Designer

  • Maintained WEB PDM technical database of all updates, graded specs, sketches, photos, and pattern details.
  • Measured fit garments from the factories and ensured evaluation sheets were prepared and reviewed with design/atelier team prior to fitting.
  • Provided research for seasonal concept brainstorm meeting.
  • Reviewed pattern/sample to ensure balance and markings are correct and followed as instructed.
  • Managed line sheet updates and uploaded into online library compiling sketches from each collaboration.
  • Assisted Pattern makers with draping and ateliers with design to expedite draping process.
  • Managed personal work flow to meet deadlines.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Fashion Design

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