Assistant Designer (Denim, Bottoms, & AB Sport)

  • Location
    • Los Angeles
  • Date Posted
  • May. 24, 2021
  • Function
  • Professional Services
  • Sector
  • Retail

ANINE BING Corporation is a fast-growing fashion & commerce startup revolutionizing the way products are developed, produced, marketed, sold, and delivered to customers. The brand reaches customers across social platforms, eCommerce, branded brick-and-mortar stores, and major department stores. ANINE BING has a global presence, with 15 stores in 7 countries around the world.

ANINE BING has 70+ employees across Sales, Production, Design, Graphics, and Customer Service located in Downtown Los Angeles. Key investors include Index Ventures founder Danny Rimer (Facebook, Dropbox, Net-A-Porter, Nasty Gal), Greycroft Partners founder Dana Settle (Maker Studios, Thrive Market, AwesomenessTV), and Felix Capital founder Frederic Court (Goop, Farfetch, Vitrue, Dailymotion).

What we are looking for:

This position requires a highly collaborative designer who loves working in a fast-paced environment. This is a role for a passionate, creative, and self-motivated individual.

Essential functions

  • Assist team on - Denim, bottoms, cut/sew knits and AB Sport categories.
  • Sketch and create tech packs each season - input components for bill of materials and garment construction pages.
  • Attend fittings and update tech packs with sketch changes & BOM updates as needed.
  • Work closely with cross functional partners in Product Development and the Technical team with design development.
  • Manage & Organize samples & fabric books in office.
  • Manage design line sheets through development phase.
  • Approve bulk submits for production team.
  • Approve development submits, print submits, and lab dips.
  • Attend Proto Review meetings & review samples with the Executive team.
  • Maintain email correspondence with overseas offices.
  • Manage and adhere to the design calendar and attend all relevant product meetings as required.

Qualifications

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design.
  • 2-4 years of experience in a Women’s Contemporary brand.
  • Tech savvy with expertise in Excel, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Knowledge of garment construction is a must.
  • Must be a team player, have ability to manage multiple projects with strict deadlines and take initiative.
  • Works well in a collaborative team environment and can take direction and feedback with utmost professionalism.
  • Ability to work under pressure in an environment of constant shifting priorities and change.
  • Must be detail-oriented, willing to learn and be flexible!
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be in Los Angeles.
  • Please provide a portfolio for reference.
  • Standard Perks and requirements for roles at ANINE BING

Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health Insurance: Generous stipend for Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Unlimited PTO: Subject to Manager Approval
  • Summer Fridays: Every Summer, each employee is encouraged to take a “Summer Friday” and leave the office at 3pm (
  • As we are working from home this summer (2021) the company will take a day off each month this summer (June, July & August)
  • Clothing Discount: Generous employee discount
  • Amazing Culture: Happy Hours, Wellness Wednesdays, Team Bonding & More!
  • Success at anine bing requires that...
  • You love to win
  • You are a doer
  • You are a team player
  • You are humble
  • You are honest, straightforward and transparent
  • You are a good teacher/mentor (approachable and accessible)
  • You are an advocate for the Design Team
  • You are organized
  • You are creatively open-minded
  • You want to get your hands dirty
  • You solve problems
  • You are resilient
  • You are flexible
  • You are entrepreneurial, smart, and passionate
  • You naturally go the extra mile
  • If you don’t know something, you say so. Then go figure it out quickly.
  • You give credit where credit is due and take responsibility for misses
  • You love working in a creative environment
  • You work hard to find a solution that works best for the company and team
  • You have a sense of humor
  • You are an insatiable learner