Aella is looking for an Assistant RTW Designer


is looking for an Assistant RTW Designer

Los Angeles, CA

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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

Technical Design:

  • 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

Jorge Del Pinal