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Farmingdale, New York
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Assistant Fashion Designer, Activewear (Apparel)

Be a part of our winning team! TYR’s Assistant Designer will have a clear understanding of the swim and active markets, along with knowledge of the functional construction and technology of activewear.

The Assistant Designer will assist with product objectives and will work within the full design lifecycle, from initial concept through development up to final production sample approval.

TYR Sport is a leading edge sports performance apparel manufacturer and proud sponsor of many elite professional triathletes and competitive swimmers.

Please apply with your resume, cover letter, portfolio and salary requirement. Job Reference Code TYADsgb.

This is an on-site position, based in Farmingdale, NY, on Long Island.  Please consider the commute to our Long Island location prior to applying.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in fashion design
  • 3-5 years design experience in the sport apparel or fashion industry
  • Must be MAC proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign
  • Detail oriented; Ability to easily switch gears and take direction
  • Strong organizational and follow up skills
  • Must be able to illustrate fashion figures and flat sketch
  • Sense of urgency and intuitive sense of priorities
  • Experience with missy, junior and designer swimwear or performance wear.
  • Strong sewing and pattern making background a plus


  • CAD or hand sketch designer’s concepts for initial board presentations
  • Create design tech packs for new style development
  • Flat sketch adopted styles in Illustrator program
  • Mock up preliminary line sheets for meetings
  • Research trends, trims and fabrics for developments as directed by the designer
  • Support work during meeting: set up initial line sheets, dress models, hang samples, make copies of line sheets, run errands, etc.
  • Work with pattern makers and product managers under designer’s supervision and have garments sewn and organized for meetings
  • Research market competitors, industry trends and trade shows for new materials, colors and design trends 
  • Digitally photograph and catalogue style changes, approved deliveries, and special make-ups as directed

Please apply with your resume, cover letter, portfolio and salary requirement to [email protected] Job ID to reference TYADlib.

This position is based in Farmingdale, NY, on Long Island. Please only apply if you are able to commute to our Long Island location. 


At TYR, we’re more than a community, we’re a team–and our team loves a good perk. In addition to convenient LIRR shuttle service to and from the Farmingdale train station, TYR Sport offers competitive compensation, medical and dental benefits and a matching 401k plan.

Our collaborative work atmosphere provides an innovative environment for professional growth and is teeming with the best combination of both athletic and creative talent. Companywide we promote a neat, yet relaxed dress code. Not only does every employee receive a yearly apparel voucher, but we also score discounts on all TYR products. What can we say… we love to sport our gear both in and out of the office!

As a brand we are dedicated to helping people lead healthy and active lives, and our employees are no exception. At TYR we each enjoy earned paid time off, as well as summer Fridays! In order to remain “Always in Front” we believe in the importance of proper work life balance.

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