The Kasper Group is an apparel industry leader, offering women wardrobe solutions for their wear-to-work and special occasion dressing needs. Driven by excellence and exceptional talent, The Kasper Group has remained a forerunner in fashion for over 30 years. We are committed to delivering iconic brands (Kasper, Anne Klein, LeSuit), relevant fashions and trusted, quality products to our consumers. So be a part of the exceptional talent! We currently have an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Designer. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Perform the administrative tasks necessary to execute the design process
Perform various tasks on PLM as needed
Create Illustrator flats
Assist with trim approvals
Prepare sketch charts
Create knit and sweater proto specs
Create woven design sheets and trim sheets
Maintain color library and the sending of color standards to HK office and agents
Create new bodies and trims in keeping with brand esthetic
Maintain daily working relationships with all design, production, sales, and tech design departments
Work with art department on creating print layouts, pitching artwork, and sending to factories
Communicate with local trim and fabric vendors
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications (especially in Excel), Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
Ability to learn new computer systems; knowledge of PLM a plus
Excellent follow-up skills and ability to meet deadlines
Being able to work part of a team; leadership skills a plus
Must be flexible and a multitasker in a fast paced environment
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.