Fashion Design Internship - Summer 2018 (New York)

US-NY-New York
2017-1109
Category (Portal Searching)
Internship

Overview

Express is the sexy, sophisticated lifestyle fashion brand for every occasion:  work, weekends, or nights on the town.  Our brand is what's new and what's now for young fashion-forward men and women.  We have more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as franchise stores in Latin America.  We also have a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com that allows our customers to shop whenever and wherever they like.

 

What's in it for you

With a fashion history of more than 30 years in the making, we offer our interns valuable insight into the retail industry and an opportunity to quickly grow as a young professional. Our paid internship program is designed around real work experience and provides developmental tools that you'll be able to apply toward your future success! So, what are you waiting for? Apply now!

Responsibilities

 

The Design Intern will assist Designers in the design of an individual product category within Brand Image and Line Plan while maintaining fashion awareness through research, reading and shopping the local market. The internship is based in the New York Design Studio
 
Opportunities 
  • Identify trends and samples that can be adapted to represent trends for Express
  • Research notions, trims, or lining
  • Develop precise technical sketches/illustration for seasonal presentations both by hand and on adobe illustrator
  • Develop concept/inspiration boards
  • Assist Designer in preparing sketches and boards for presentation meeting
  • Assist with dressing mannequins and setting up presentation room for key meetings
  • Dismantle mannequin outfits and presentation room.
  • Organizes samples into categories for easy reference during key meetings and working sessions

Requirements 

  • Ability to work full-time during Summer 2018 in New York City
  • Rising junior or senior pursuing a bachelor's degree or first year graduate student
  • Fashion design major or focus preferred
  • Competitive GPA
  • Strong computer skills, including Illustrator
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

 

 

Closing

 
As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class.  Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.
 

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