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Assistant Designer

Quincy, MA

Our Brand :

J.Jill is a premier omnichannel retailer and nationally recognized women’s apparel brand committed to delighting customers with great wear-now product. The brand represents an easy, thoughtful and inspired style that reflects the confidence of remarkable women who live life with joy, passion and purpose. J.Jill offers a guiding customer experience through more than 280 stores nationwide and a robust e-commerce platform. J.Jill is headquartered outside Boston.


Overview :

Provide support to the Design team through all phases of development. Assists in the development, concept, and design of the product line.


Responsibilities :
  • Sketch all seasonal designs in Adobe Illustrator and prepare line review presentation materials
  • Support the design team in sourcing and selecting suitable fabrics, washes, trims, and embellishments for garment prototypes and production.
  • Attend all style fittings and provide input/feedback as necessary; Keep detailed notes from all fittings.
  • Communicate with domestic and overseas vendors to ensure that all requests, changes, updates, etc. are handled in a quick, concise, and thoughtful manner.
  • Research competitive markets through shopping, internet, and print media research. Assist in identifying seasonal fashion direction and brand right trends.
  • Research, develop, track, and approve all design trims for each collection within a season.
  • Organize all style and trim information for reference and easy access.
  • Previous experience or internships in fashion design preferred.

Qualifications :
  • Strong sketching ability in Adobe Illustrator.
  • Knowledge of Web PDM, Photoshop and Microsoft Office.
  • Familiarity with garment construction.
  • Basic knowledge of fabric qualities for the garment industry.
  • Passion for fashion, creativity, trends, and aesthetics.
  • Ability to multi-task, think outside the box, be open-minded and optimistic.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively present ideas

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design or a related field strongly preferred.
  • 0-1 years of related experience.

About Us :

At J.Jill, our success is guided by a culture that values the intrinsic art of creativity and the data science required to drive our future growth. We are collaborative and data-centric, with every associate focused on creating our customer’s unique experience and delivering results through our omnichannel business model. We embrace each other’s differences and unique perspectives and consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.


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