Macy's Design Assistant - Hotel in New York, New York



Assist in interpreting the brand/label’s direction into materials, trims, styles, colors and patterns.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in the design of exclusive products and development of trends that support merchant objectives and Macy’s brand
  • Prepare seasonal presentation boards, trend presentations/set-up for line previews and buy meetings
  • Assist in identifying specific materials, color palettes, patterns and prints for the season
  • Support Design Director and Designer in managing the needs of the Design Team
  • Participate in research and development of seasonal trends
  • Assist in shopping the retail and trend (fabric/color/fashion) markets seeking new merchandise ideas, as needed
  • Create design development packages to distribute to technical design and overseas office, consisting of specs, color and reference stds.
  • Work with CAD designers in developing print and pattern designs specific to the Hotel esthetic.
  • Enter new design development into PLM and update on a daily basis with comments, rejections, and approvals, making sure to communicate with overseas offices to get information needed to complete PLM entries.
  • Assist in reviewing development samples
  • Adhere to the seasonal time and action calendars
  • Communicate regularly with design and product team to share line development direction
  • Assist in the tracking, review, approval of fabric samples, lab dips, strike-offs and other development materials
  • Assist in approval of preproduction and bulk samples
  • Participate in fit touch bases with Hotel product team and design
  • Communicate on a daily basis with overseas offices
  • Attend training sessions



  • Bachelors in Design or Fine Arts.

  • 0-3 years of industry experience.
  • Proficiency in PC operation, MS office and Excel

  • Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator software

    Other skills:

  • Strong color sense / print sense

  • Ability to view and differentiate the color spectrum
  • Team Player
  • Presentation and organizational skills

    Macy's is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York- NY
Job: Design
Req ID: PRI01810