Assistant Designer

We are looking for talented people who have a thirst for challenge, seek the joy of team effort and will help contribute to our growth as a leading international manufacturer and marketer of apparel.

Miami, FL

Perry Ellis Corporate

<p><strong>Perry Ellis International, Inc. is a leading designer, distributor and licensor of a broad line of high quality men's and women's apparel, accessories and fragrances. The Company's collection of dress and casual shirts, golf sportswear, sweaters, dress pants, casual pants and shorts, jeans wear, active wear, dresses and men's and women's swimwear is available through all major levels of retail distribution.</strong></p> <p><strong>The Company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns a portfolio of nationally and internationally recognized brands, including: Perry Ellis&reg;, An Original Penguin&reg; by Munsingwear&reg;, Laundry by Shelli Segal&reg;, Rafaella&reg;, Cubavera&reg;, Ben Hogan&reg;, Savane&reg;, Grand Slam&reg;, John Henry&reg;, Manhattan&reg;, Axist&reg; and Farah&reg;. The Company enhances its roster of brands by licensing trademarks from third parties, including: Nike&reg; for swimwear, and Callaway&reg;, PGA TOUR&reg; and Jack Nicklaus&reg; for golf apparel.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <p>The Assistant Designer for sleepwear/loungewear is responsible for the administration and follow up of the product design process. Assists in the conceptual development of product lines.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Responsible for administration and follow of product design process to include preparation of technical packages and seasonal presentation boards, understanding of PDM process, email correspondence, etc.&nbsp;</li> <li>Actively participates in the conceptual development of product lines.&nbsp;</li> <li>Assists in ensuring that product is consistent with market trends as well as business strategy.</li> <li>Provides recommendations regarding seasonal themes, edits to line, new concepts, etc.</li> <li>Responsible for details on design of product to include preparing and updating sketches and specifications.</li> <li>Assists with technical design fittings and ensures that updates are executed.</li> <li>Ensure product design package is complete, accurate and handed off to product development team, tech department and vendors on time for prototypes and salesmen samples.</li> <li>Monitors lab-dips, knit-downs, strike offs and handloom approvals.</li> <li>Technical sketches in Illustrator and 3D software</li> <li>Responsible for approval of sales samples to ensure garment is production-ready.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Ability to learn how to design through technology (e.g., illustrator and photoshop a must, Ned Graphics, 3D software and PLM)</li> <li>Superior color and taste level&nbsp;</li> <li>High level of creativity with a passion for design&nbsp;</li> <li>Strong organizational, time management and communication skills</li> <li>Ability to multitask and design around concepts.</li> <li>Proficient with Google Drive/Applications or related software.</li> <li>0-1 year experience or internship</li> </ul>