Associate Apparel Designer - Girl's Performance Lifestyle & Activewear - New York, NY

US-NY-New York City
1 month ago
Pos. Type
Full Time Regular
Pos. Category
Due Date
Consider Visa sponsorship?
16 E 34th Street


Responsible for providing design support for all Girl’s Performance Lifestyle & Activewear.

Responsibilities include research of competitor and related products, assisting in the development of product specifications, and

research of fashion color trends on a seasonal basis. Responsible for designing specified categories.


List Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Interpret, with mentor, design concepts from design development to potential production.
  • Fit with mentor, including determining quality of fit for cut and sewn garments
  • Manage projects and adhere to a seasonal PD calendar
  • Shop the market (trends/fashions)
  • Demonstrate creative ability interpreting concept into prototypes
  • Responsible for designing specified categories and following up on all product development related tasks.
  • Accountable for maintaining all line sheets, color CAD briefs, color briefs, and sketch/tech packs
  • Responsible for creating tech packs
  • Prepare presentation boards

With an increasing degree of independence, continue to:

  • Provide new product research and development projects
  • Research current trends, color, fabrics and sports related products
  • Coordinate design and technical efforts with supervisor for fashion product lines. (piece goods, trimming, design procedures and specifications)
  • Establish initial product specifications
  • Research raw materials and trims as directed by supervisor
  • Design and prepare trend, color, and style boards for presentation to Senior Management and outside accounts.
  • Provide assistance with logo/graphic development, print/stripe development and seasonal board presentations.
  • Recognize and evaluate fit criteria
  • Design creative and focused visual presentations


Special Skills:

  • General knowledge of Girl’s performance apparel
  • Excellent communication skills across all management levels
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Extremely organized with attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team-environment
  • Superior computer skills-Illustrator, Photoshop, In Design, Word, Excel


Minimum Education and Experience Required:


  • BA/BS Degree required with 3-4 years experience or AA Fashion Degree with 5 years of equivalent experience

Years of experience

  • 3-4 years in the industry required, preferably knowledge of active apparel

Required Travel

  • Must be free to travel domestically and internationally


To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status


EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly:  

Telephone: 877.999.5553

Email: HBI_TA@hanes.com


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