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Assistant Designer - Madewell Cut and Sew Knits

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Date: Jun 4, 2019

Location: Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Company: J.Crew Group, Inc.


Title:                 Assistant Cut & Sew Knit Designer

Reports to:        Designer


Overview:         To assist with Designers in creative execution of cut & sew knits.





  • Work closely with Designer and Director to design cut & sew knits and develop fabrics, stripes, graphics, prints, and trims.
  • Prepare presentation sketch boards with illustrations, CAD artwork, color chips, and fabrication.
  • Assist in research of seasonal trends, colors, raw materials, and styling.
  • Create detailed specs and construction details for all initial design tech packs.
  • Work with Production to maintain design concept throughout production process.





  • 0-2 years Design experience
  • Apparel Design degree
  • Strong illustration skills
  • Demonstrated creative sense and ability
  • Trend/fashion awareness and relevance to brand
  • Skilled in hand and computer sketching
  • Knowledge and understanding of garment construction
  • Garment measurement and spec experience
  • Knowledge of lab dips
  • Excellent color sense
  • Self directed
  • Team player
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Extremely organized and detailed
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Good follow through, sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated ability to do creative, focused visual presentations
  • Proficiency in PLM, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word, and Excel


J.Crew Group, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer
We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Merchandising, CAD, Drafting, Artist, Graphic Design, Retail, Engineering, Creative

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