Job Description: Entry-level position supporting 81Eighty apparel design team with all aspects of the development process from concept to creation including but not limited to the following responsibilities


  • Support seasonal development calendar in partnership with the Senior Technical Designer

  • Analyze technical fit and quality of garments by ensuring that products are developed in a manner consistent with established standards

  • Assist with fit sessions by preparing samples and recording sample feedback

  • Coordinate fit sessions and abide by a strict turn times

  • Effectively communicate sample revisions with overseas factories and update tech packs in PLM system

  • Assist with fit validation activities such as wear testing, focus groups and surveys

  • Collaborate with Associate Designer to manage and check incoming samples

  • Prepare for client meetings by pulling sample collections and setting up showrooms

  • Managing a current database of fit photos and construction pages

  • Maintaining and Rotating work room by accurately labeling and disposing of out date samples


  • Degree in Fashion Design or related field

  • A deep understanding of garment construction and patternmaking

  • This candidate must have a strong foundational understanding of product development for both men’s and women’s apparel

  • Must have 2 years of knowledge with different types of fabrics including knits and woven materials

  • Must be proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Office

  • Exceptional eye to identify fit issues and take thorough notes in fittings

  • Must be a good teammate and work well with others

  • Must be proactive and possess the ability to plan ahead, work at a fast-pace, be detail-oriented & organized