FASHION DESIGN INTERN

7AM is seeking a highly motivated, resourceful and pro-active individual with great style and sophisticated design sensibilities. This is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure in all facets of a growing brand, to work in a fun, dynamic and creative environment.

The highly organized candidate will collaborate with the head designer to create mood boards, cads, new tech packs for sampling of new line, follow up with factories about sampling process, prepare final tech pack for production and follow through to the completion of an approved final product.

In addition, the candidate will shop print studios and fabric mills to scout for the newest fabrics and prints for the season. The candidate will take part in the development and selection of artwork, in addition to the preparations of the flat sketch design for new products and create design sketches for enhancements to existing products.

Qualities/Skills:

  • Eager to learn
  • Full of ideas
  • Able to design around concepts and to design flat sketches
  • Fluent hand illustration skills are a definite plus
  • Sketching of sample garments
  • Intuitive color sense, keen eye and great attention to detail
  • Understanding of garment construction, specs and fit
  • Sophisticated taste with focus on creating quality products
  • Passion to design compelling and cutting-edge products
  • Preparing technical packages for final art, starting & completing final CAD presentations for sales
  • Ability to work independently, to follow directions and to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Solid organizational, and presentation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Hands-on, inquisitive, creative
  • Self-motivated and diligent worker who takes pride in their work
  • Proactively seeks out opportunities to maximize the business
  • Has a strong work ethic; works hard

Requirements:

  • Must be working towards a degree in fashion design
  • Experience in children’s wear is a plus
  • Proficient with CAD fashion software, Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office including PowerPoint and Excel on a Mac platform
  • Must be efficient with tech packs, fittings, comments and corrections

*Applications without portfolio will not be reviewed.



About us:

Based in the vibrant city of New York, 7AM is an expanding, international, high-end children’s gear and accessories company with distribution across many channels. Well established within the industry, 7AM is a leader and trendsetter within the juvenile market and focuses on innovative and graceful designs with a distinctive, playful, and strong nature. Our spirited, energetic, and unique approach to providing babies, parents, and teens with the ultimate accessories is what we are passionate about and is evident across our product range. Having expanded our distribution channels, we are an established brand worldwide.