Internships at BCBG

BCBG FALL 2012 – Internships

 

BCBGMAXAZRIAGROUP is a vision of global style and attitude, whose brands represent the dynamic lifestyle of the modern woman. We are a company, an aesthetic and the realization of a dream.   All interns will be given the opportunity to work in a fast paced and dynamic business environment, as well as work on hands on projects that will fully prepare them for their future careers.

We are currently hiring Interns for FALL 2012 to join us in our corporate offices in Los Angeles, CA! All intern applicants must be eligible for school credit and must be in good academic standing.

DESIGN – BCBG

Responsibilities Include:

  • Complete garment layouts
  • Prepare samples for merchandising meetings, fittings and presentations
  • Assist at photo shoots
  • Organizational tasks
  • Assist Design Associates with day-to-day tasks

The Design Teams seeking interns are:

  1. Sportswear
  2. Dresses

 

DESIGN – BCBGeneration

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in the organization of fabrics and pantones
  • Archiving samples in the sample closet
  • Work with color cards
  • Send out fabrics to dye
  • Assist with tech packs

The BCBGeneration Design Teams seeking interns are:

  1. Sportswear
  2. Sweaters
  3. Denim

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in design program/school; Understanding of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator a plus
  • Must have a profound interest for BCBG and fashion; Must be a team player, self-starter and detail-oriented
  • Basic Knowledge in MS Office

 

DESIGN – TEXTILES

Responsibilities Include:

  • Organization/maintenance of Strike Off Library
  • Assist Textile Design Department and Color Dept. in various tasks
  • Assist Coordinator team/updating print reports
  • Assist Textile Design Team with entry level CAD and possible hand dyeing projects

Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in design program/school
  • Mac and PC literate; Familiar with Adobe & Microsoft Suites

 

DESIGN – BCBG HANDBAGS

Responsibilities Include:

Main function is to provide support to the BCBG Handbags Team by assisting designers through line development for each season from initial concept designs to final sample presentation:

  • Mock up sample through the usage of photoshop to CAD developments
  • Input styles into Web PDM
  • Manage incoming and outgoing samples
  • Maintenance of the hardware and sample library
  • Assist Designers with various daily duties

Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in design program/school
  • Intermediate in Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Strong organizational skills, team player, resourceful, creative, sense of urgency

 

DESIGN – BCBG ACCESSORIES

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and maintain presentation boards
  • Photograph and archive samples
  • Assist Designer with sample development process
  • Organize sample library
  • Assist Design Associates with day-to-day tasks

Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in design program/school
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Team player and eager to learn

DESIGN – BCBG JEWELRY

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain design boards
  • Computer flat sketching
  • Organize sample library
  • Assist Designer with sample development process
  • Sketching
  • Assist Designer Associates with day-to-day tasks

Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in design program/school
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Good design aesthetic
  • Jewelry design background a plus

 

GRAPHIC DESIGN – BCBGeneration

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working on creative briefs on projects for print, web, and apparel.
  • Assisting creative team in visual research
  • Assisting team to prepare presentations whenever necessary
  • Contributing to creative brainstorm sessions with ideas
  • If intern has special interests, such as video editing or illustration, we will try to find projects that will help further them.

Qualifications:

  • Concentration in Graphic Design; Proficiency in Adobe, In-Design, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Must have awareness of visual trends, organized, detail and deadline-oriented with ability to prioritize
  • Ability to take direction and provide feedback to team; Ability to work independently on small projects
  • Experience working with computer design programs; Eager to learn and grow in graphic design

 

GRAPHIC DESIGN – CREATIVE SERVICES & PRINT PRODUCTION

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in day to day creative service’s work order request.
  • Work creatively on packaging, brand banners and print advertisements.
  • Archive collateral and support in collateral distribution
  • Assist in creating board mock ups, various projects such as catalogs, brand research, ad campaigns, and corporate initiatives; Support graphic designers and/or print production team with any other assistance

Qualifications:

  • Must have Typography and Graphic Design skills
  • Proficiency in Creative Suite: Photoshop, In-Design, MS Office Suite
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly organized, detail and deadline-oriented with ability to prioritize
  • Ability to multi-task in a team-oriented environment and think outside the box
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management

 

LOS ANGELES SHOWROOM – MERCHANDISING & SALES INTERN (WHOLESALE)

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to interface with all levels of management
  • Prepare mailings, organizing information prep mailings
  • Prospecting new accounts via internet research
  • Assist in appointments, make copies for accounts, help maintain samples
  • Organizing and filing account orders
  • Assist in maintaining consistent and up-to-par line-sheets
  • Work hand-in-hand with Account Executives in daily tasks
  • Photographing samples to upload for dot.com/ad style process
  • Learn basic ACS skills to assist in review order and printing reports

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to provide at least 15 hours a week of interning
  • Strong and highly familiar with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Must Be able to communicate throughout all level

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please email the following to internships@bcbg.com:

  • Resume
  • Samples of work
  • Area of interest in the subject line of email

 

All Internships are non-paid and the intern applicant must receive school credit.

All internships are located in Los Angeles, CA.

Author: Steven Matsumoto

Steven Paul Matsumoto is the founder of Seattle Fashion Incubator, and an active member of the Seattle business community. Currently Mr. Matsumoto sits on Advisory Boards for the University of Washington Fashion Certificate Program, and the Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle.

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