Assistant Designer, Innovation

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 4 hours ago
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference. Since 1853, we’ve been obsessed with innovation to meet people’s needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do. A company doesn’t last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values. We employ more than 17,000 people around the world – supporting great brands, including Levi’s®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to innovation, creativity and collaboration. Put simply, if you’re looking for a new opportunity, this is a great place to grow your career. Purpose: We are looking for an Assistant Designer who will bring innovation and creativity to our team. It is important to us this person has the energy and desire to help bring our fashion to the future while maintaining the integrity of our company’s past. Key Responsibilities: • Support development of seasonal design platforms and concepts across all product categories & genders • Support the creation of seasonal innovation platforms and concepts • Research market place for product opportunities, assist with trend/ technology research to identify future product opportunities • Support development of fit, fabric, finish, sundries and trim developments • Meet or exceed the Go-to-Market target dates for the seasonal calendar, assortment plan and source location requirements • Build effective partnerships with Merchandising and Product Development and Sourcing to ensure products are engineered to profit and quality/aesthetic goals • Execute direction given by designer to meet global guidelines • Demonstrate role model behavior and engages as a team player Skills & Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Design is a plus; however, a combination of college education and related work experience may be used as a substitute • Minimum 1 years of experience as an assistant designer, responsible and accountable for assisting design and development • Demonstrated drive, passion and energy to contribute as a team player • Strong working knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, textiles, finishing techniques and processes • Flexibility with regards to job responsibilities • Interest in research and sustainability • Expert knowledge and proficiency with MS Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook • Expert knowledge with Adobe Creative Suite specifically Illustrator & Photoshop to sketch and create presentations • 3D modeling software experience software experience is a plus but not required • Extremely strong customer service orientation and the ability to multi-task; with the desire to work in a very fast paced environment and an ability to not become frustrated with last minute changes • Effective interpersonal and organizational skills; especially when it comes to working directly with management • Impeccable communication skills • Excellent discretion, judgment, tact and diplomacy • Demonstrated ability to learn new computer programs quickly • Must demonstrate an energetic, positive, helpful demeanor and a passion and interest in LS&Co. • Must be able to lift 15 lbs. The Company's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. The Company has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment.­ LOCATION1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111FULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time