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Designers lend both creative and practical support to fashion designers. According to job listings posted on CareerBuilder.com and Monster.com in February 2011, some of their duties involve researching current trends, crafting new product ideas, attending fittings, and preparing color boards. Assistant designers may also schedule and organize things to ensure that projects get finished in time for meetings and seasonal sales.
Fashion assistants may also function as assistant buyers. They work for retail companies and keep track of the purchase-order process. The job listings show that this involves planning inventory and tracking sales, as well as interacting with vendors. Assistant buyers need to be knowledgeable about the product and participate in competitive shopping.
A production assistant holds a largely administrative position. Employed by fashion designers and retailers, production assistants also handle purchase orders and juggle multiple deadlines. They act as a liaison with distribution centers and communicate details with many teams and vendors, based on the job listings. Production
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