LF Distribution Holding

  • Associate Designer

    Work Location US-NY-New York
    Supply and Demand Chain Solutions (SCS2)
  • Specific Responsibilities

    We are a high growth business unit within Li & Fung, a leading consumer goods design, development, sourcing, and logistics company for major retailers and brands worldwide. We work with a wide range of North American customers, from mass market retailers to department and specialty stores. We specialize in outerwear, swim and activewear in all genders.  We are looking for an Associate Designer who is enthusiastic about working in a fast paced and highly entrepreneurial environment to join our team.


    • Support Designer(s) and Senior Designer in the research of trends, market information and competitive analysis.
    • Assemble presentation boards for meetings with the guidance of the Designers.
    • Responsible for creating and up keeping an efficient fabric and trim library.
    • Revise sketches and line sheets when necessary.
    • In charge of all follow ups regarding fabric and trim research through overseas communication.
    • Track all sample request charts to ensure timely shipment.
    • When necessary, assist in the edit of any relevant prints.
    • Organize all components needed for a presentation.
    • Must have a sense of urgency and manage requests, deadlines and work load in the most efficient way.
    • Start and update all charts relevant to their department and development.
    • Organizing supplies for Design department including Pantone and CSI orders.
    • Responsible for submitting expense reports for their department.
    • Ordering or returning any samples as needed.

    Skills and Requirements


    • Experience with a 3D design software is a must! (Optitex, Clo)

    • 3-4 year of design experience.
    • Team work focused.
    • Adaptable to last minute changes.
    • Creative thinker in seeking solutions.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Able to strike an efficient balance between being meticulous and timelines.
    • Focused on deadlines and ready to do what is needed to achieve goal without constant direction or supervision.
    • Organized in all aspects of their job.
    • Advanced proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
    • Eager to learn new technologies and different approaches to problem solving.
    • Able to keep a focused and efficient attitude under pressure.
    • Maintain a high level of professionality in all settings.
    • Able to switch focus between different categories from Outerwear to swim.
    • Positive attitude towards achieving result regardless of needs.
    • Able to work independently without constant supervision or redirection


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