Aella is looking for an Assistant RTW Designer
is looking for an Assistant RTW Designer
Los Angeles, CA
AELLA, a Los Angeles-based womenswear brand creating the most comfortable and machine-washable women’s pants is seeking a passionate Assistant Designer.
This role would require someone who has experience in design and technical design in the Apparel Industry, but more importantly, we are looking for an individual who is deeply interested in learning and mastering the process of taking a product from ideation to full manufacturing.
This is a role that is widely creative and deeply technical. A true love for the fashion industry, clothing construction, and fabrics is a must.
AELLA is a vertically integrated brand that has an e-commerce presence as well as distribution in top stores and retailers around the country, such as Ikram, Tootsies and Stitchfix. We have been featured in Forbes, Business Insider, Refinery29, Elle, WWD, WhoWhatWear and more.
Collaborate with design, merchandise, and sales partners to create and present concepts
Partner with product development and sourcing when choosing design components, fabrics, and trims, ensuring product can be delivered within the target customer price points
Partner with team members and sales to understand customer needs to create designs and assortments; present to customer buyers
Illustrate and render technical flats & create tech packs
Work closely with in house team members on development throughout the production and fit process
Manage multiple priority projects and development calendars for a variety of needs, from internal to external customers
Innate ability to envision & design great product within brand appropriate product guidelines and fiscal targets
Accurately spec garments and prepare all samples for fitting
Receive samples and prep them for fittings
Evaluate samples to ensure previous changes have been made
Sit in on fittings and take accurate notes
Review TOP’s and communicate comments to vendors
Receive samples and ensure the Tech Console is up to date
Take clear and detailed notes during fitting
Utilize clear communication to distribute to all necessary parties post fitting
Manage all TOP comments and approvals
Input images and notes into TPs after each fitting
2+ years' recent Women's Ready to Wear design experience required
Understanding and experience in women’s bottoms category
Not easily unnerved & ability to handle deadline stress and pressure
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Demonstrable experience technical fit & construction
Deep interest and knowledge in fabrics and fabric constructions
Ability to learn and take direction, as well as teach and give direction
Must be a CAD master - Adobe CreativeCloud
Must be able to carry medium to heavy loads for garment and trim organzing purposes
Positive attitude and can-do spirit
Job Type: Full-time
Education: Associate or higher (Preferred)
Work Location: On location
Please send your cover letter and resume to email@example.com.