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

Overview: The Assistant Designer is responsible for the administration and follow up of the product design process.
Responsibilities: <ul> <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</li> <li>Responsible for approval of sales samples to ensure garment is production-ready.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor degree(B.A) from a college or university, major in Design</li> <li>Ability to learn how to design through technology (e.g., illustrator and photoshop a must, Ned Graphics, PLM)</li> <li>Superior color and taste level</li> <li>High level of creativity with a passion for design&nbsp;</li> <li>Working Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to learn new computer technology including 3-D design</li> <li>Strong organizational, time management and communication skills</li> <li>Ability to multitask and design around concepts.</li> </ul>