About the Company:

Founded in 2014, Rhone is clothing made for the pursuit of progress. Engineered for an active lifestyle, Rhone fills the void between big box retailers and high-end yoga brands, delivering best in class products specifically for men. Currently, Rhone has seven retail stores with locations in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and California. Rhone is also sold in all Equinox locations, at Nordstrom, Dillard’s, Peloton Studios and more than 350 gyms and specialty stores across the country. Rhone is also a proud partner of Stitch Fix.


About the Role:

The Design Assistant will work hand in hand with the Chief Product Officer (CPO), Design Director (DD), and the Merchandising, Design & Product Development Team to help facilitate the execution of products in all product categories for multiple seasons.  The ideal candidate has an eye for design, keen attention to detail, and is creatively talented.  The Design Assistant is organized and hardworking will have the ability to perform all functions of the job both quickly and efficiently. 

What you’ll do:

  • Provide both creative and practical support: Design Development, PLM, Sketching/CADS, Lab Dip Approvals, Tech Packaging as well as administrative duties relating to organization of all submits and materials

  • Develop and commercialize print and other graphic art

  • Assist in researching and monitor the consumer and competitive marketplace to identify opportunities 

  • Assist in trend forecasting and creating mood boards

  • Manage communications between design, merchandising and production teams

  • Attend fit sessions with the Design Team and make revisions to sketches and design BOM’s

  • Contribute positively to team dynamic 

  • Manage and maintain sample library

  • Perform other related duties as assigned


What you’ll bring:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree with a design major

  • 1-2 years of professional experience preferred

  • You have impeccable attention to detail, and time management and are extremely organized

  • You are a self-starter capable of operating semi-autonomously but always collaboratively 

  • You are a team player who is not afraid to take on additional assignments that appear above or beneath you

  • You have strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate openly and easily

  • You are efficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Google Docs, and Excel. Exposure to PLM a plus

What you’ll get:

  • 10 Company paid holidays per year

  • Discretionary PTO plan

  • Flexible work schedule/hours

  • Medical/Vision/Dental 

  • 401k enrollment and rollover opportunity

  • Generous Clothing discount plus semi-annual issuance of Rhone gift card

  • Monthly virtual company activities

Job Type:  Full Time/Hybrid

Reports to: Design Director

Location:  Stamford, CT