Associate Swimwear Designer


Long Beach California

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Job Description
Associate Swimwear Designer // Add Black

We are a Creative Design Agency located in Long Beach, CA seeking a passionate and creative individual to join our fast-growing team. We have an immediate opportunity for an Associate Swimwear Designer to join our team for one of our private label swimwear brands. This position will report into the Senior Design Director and work closely with the entire creative team and technical team. This role will support the design team in all areas of the development process.

Job responsibilities:
• Creatively and technically support entire team including Senior Design Director, Senior Designer and Textile Designers.
• Assist in the design and development of all new silhouettes.
• Create CADS for new design development, revision requests, cad summary overviews and
presentation materials.
• Create detailed tech packs for each design to ensure accurate hand overs to PD and tech teams.
• Responsible for ensuring all design hand-offs and deliverables are met on time.
• Communicate design intent and all technical aspects of development process with Product
Developers and fit technicians.
• Work with product development team to source new fabrications and trims for each delivery.
• Build new color palettes seasonally.
• Facilitate and organize all areas of product development including files, binders, fabric tracker, lab
dips, samples and trim.
• Partner with team to effectively assist in assorting final collections based on newest trends and
• Work closely with PD team on all costing, costing revisions and final pricing on presentation CADS.
• Assist with R&D as it specially relates to contemporary fashion forward swimwear.
• Collaborate in finding imagery for mood boards, trend books and inspiration images for new
• Support in all areas of design presentations including final presentation cads, final imagery, fabric
and trim binders, color palette’s, and overviews.
• Maintain and organize photoshoot samples for photo and video shoots.
• Facilitate effective communication throughout development process within design team, PD team
and tech team.
• Involvement in all fittings, taking notes per style, sending fit revisions to tech team, etc.
• Build CAD summary overviews for internal development, final presentations and final buys.
• Work with team to build digital presentations in PowerPoint.
Job Requirements:
• Ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of industry experience in Swim industry. Direct experience with private label and big retailer’s is a plus.
• Ideal candidate will be highly proficient in Illustrator , creating cads with the ability to fluently illustrate silhouettes, trims and embellishments, novelty fabrications, crochet patterns, etc.
• Ideal candidate will have clear and effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Ideal candidate will have the ability to establish good relationships with team and partners.
• Ideal candidate will be highly organized and detail oriented.
• Ideal candidate will have strong problem-solving skills and the ability to multi task.
• Ideal candidate will be adaptable and have the ability to work in a fast-paced team.
• Ideal candidate will have a motivated work ethic and be collaborative in spirit.

Salary based on experience and skill level. Please only apply if you have the proper experience. Thank you!!