Design Assistant, Womens

Alo Yoga
Los Angeles, California, United States CA


Mindful movement. It’s at the core of why we do what we do at Alo—it’s our calling. Because mindful movement in the studio leads to better living. It changes who yogis are off the mat, making their lives and their communities better. That’s the real meaning of studio-to-street: taking the consciousness from practice on the mat and putting it into practice in life.


We are seeking a highly creative and detail-oriented Design Assistant to join our passionate design team focused on Women's apparel. As an assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the design process, assisting in the creation of innovative and a forward-thinking designs. It's important that this person thrives in a fast-paced environment and can multi-task. It's important that this person thrives in a fast-paced environment and can multi-task. A positive attitude is key!


Support Sr. Designer on daily tasks in the design process, this includes, but not limited to the following:

  • Ideation – deep dive research online and in-person market research
  • Sketch – create and update CADs in development process
  • Development – assist in launching, developing, and tracking trim, fabric, prints and styles
  • PLM/BOM – complete PLM/BOMs with accuracy
  • Fittings 
  • Document and take detailed notes in cross functional weekly meetings and Milestone meetings
  • Organize and track inspiration samples, vendor samples, and development samples
  • Create and organize fabric and trim binders seasonally
  • Build and maintain Sr. Designer’s line-plan / 1-pager seasonally
  • Assist weekly prototype reviews by gathering and prepping samples
  • Assist in creating seasonal concept boards for presentations/ milestone meetings
  • Adhere to design calendar deadlines and timelines, ensure all tasks are completely in a timely manner
  • Be knowledgeable with all styles to continuously scrub through product
  • Support Merch tasks, proto reviews and Style Outs
  • Driving capabilities, a plus for samples, inspiration, various projects that require all hand on deck
  • Support Sr. Designer with styling & organizing of samples / Setting up, breaking down design spaces
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with assistants’ company wide
  • Check in w/ Design Operations Manager for any support needed
  • Support VP of Design on daily tasks that include:
  • Shipping, help print out documents, create layouts with VP’s inspiration, build assets for special projects
  • Be able to communicate clearly and assist with Leadership teams


  • BA degree in Fashion Design or Industrial Design preferred
  • 0-2 years of industry experience in fashion design
  • Pro­ficient in Adobe suites: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
  • Pro­ficient in CAD skills
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word
  • Knowledge in performance fabrication, trims

The base salary range for this position is $65,000-$68,000 per year which represents the current range for the base salary for this exempt position. Please note that actual salaries will vary based on factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. As such, on occasion and when applicable, there is the possibility that the final, agreed-upon base salary may be outside of the upper end of the range. Please also note the range listed is just one component of the company’s total rewards package for exempt employees. Other rewards may include performance bonuses, long term incentives, a PTO policy, and many other progressive benefits.

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