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Jessilyn Personnel is an apparel executive search firm based on Fashion Avenue in New York City.

Jobs

Filling full-time permanent and freelance positions and representing the finest names in the fashion industry.

Job Title Location Salary Job # More
ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DESIGNER Manhattan 60k 7994 Info
ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DESIGNER Manhattan $$ 8010 Info
ASSOCIATE SALES REP Manhattan 80-110K 8011 Info
CANNABIS GRAPHIC ARTIST Manhattan $$ 8004 Info
DIRECTOR OF PD AND R&D Manhattan 115K - 140K 8015 Info
Dominican Republic QC DOMINICAN REPUBLIC $ 7908 Info
DRESSMAKER New Jersey $25 - $27 7974 Info
EDI COORDINATOR Manhattan 80-90k 7980 Info
EDI DATA ENTRY Manhattan $42-50K 7673 Info
Fashion Recruiter HR Manhattan TBD 7473 Info
FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER Manhattan $$ 8002 Info
LARGE SIZE PATTERNMAKER Manhattan 100k - 140k 7981 Info
MATERIALS R&D DEVELOPMENT MANAGER Manhattan 100K - 125K 7992 Info
MENSWEAR / WORKWEAR SOCKS DESIGNER Manhattan 120K 8003 Info
MENSWEAR UNDERWEAR/LOUNGEWEAR DESIGNER Manhattan 120K+ 7972 Info
PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Manhattan $$ 7471 Info
PATTERNMAKER Manhattan $ 7984 Info
PATTERNMAKER BRIDAL/ EVENINGWEAR GOWN/ FREELANCE New Jersey $$ 7991 Info
PLANNING ANALYST: Manhattan 8014 Info
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT Manhattan 50-60K 7485 Info
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR Manhattan 65K 75K 8013 Info
QUALITY ASSURANCE KENYA PAKISTAN & KENYA $$ 7966 Info
QUALITY ASSURANCE PAKISTAN PAKISTAN & KENYA $$ 7862 Info
RLM system- TECHNICAL DESIGNER FREELANCE TO PERM Manhattan 70 - 75K 7969 Info
SAMPLEMAKER SEAMSTRESS BRIDAL/EVENINGWEAR. RUTHERFORD NJ New Jersey $23 - $26/hr 7932 Info
SAMPLEMAKER/ JACKETS & OUTERWEAR Manhattan $30hr. 7985 Info
SWEATER DESIGNER Manhattan 100- 135K 8012 Info
TAILOR / MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT $$$ Miami, Florida $$$ 8009 Info
TECHNICAL DESIGN ASSISTANT / ENTRY LEVEL Manhattan 50k - 60K 7983 Info
TECHNICAL DESIGN DIRECTOR PLUS SIZE Manhattan 195-225k 7954 Info
TECHNICAL DESIGNER SOFT TOP SPORTSWEAR JACKETS Manhattan 75-80k 7976 Info
WHOLESALE + ECOMM SALES MANAGER Manhattan 65-80k 7996 Info

Jessilyn Personnel

New York City’s top Apparel Executive Search Firm is located in the Heart of Manhattan’s Fashion district, representing some of the finest names in the industry. With over 28 years recruitment experience, we believe in the power of building relationships.

A BRIEF HISTORY

For over 28 years, Todd Wayne, president and owner of Jessilyn Personnel, has been the driving force behind our firm. Prior to founding Jessilyn, Todd spent 15 years running a family apparel business affording him a unique perspective into the intricacies of the fashion industry.

From the beginning, the philosophy and foundation of our firm has focused on partnership. Building relationships with, and between, our clients and applicants. This has kept our company thriving and why we are located on 34th Street in the heart of the fashion industry, consistently delivering top candidates to our clientele.

PROCESS

The staff of Jessilyn Personnel conducts an in-depth interview with all of our candidates with every portfolio thoroughly is assessed. We make sure our applicants are qualified before we present them to our clients.

Jessilyn's applicant database is over 700,000 strong. We partner directly with your Human Resources Department to help them find candidates who will meet their specific needs.

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Contact Us

Jessilyn Personnel Inc.

tel: 212 947 3400

fax: 212 247 0035

450 7th Avenue, Suite 2206

New York, New York 10123

Exclusively recruiting apparel's very best and representing the finest names in fashion.

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ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 60k

Job#: 7994

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

SPEC TECH entry level (2-3 years experience)

Amazing dressmanufacturer located in Midtown Manhattan is looking for a Spec Tech. Lots of room for growth.

Candidated will work under an excellent mentor and teacher!

 

Requirements:

2-3 year experience

Basic knowledge of garment construction, draping and/or patternmaking

Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task in a deadline orientated work environment

Demonstrate clear written and verbal communication

Knowledge of Microsoft applications, Adobe Photoshop

 Please proved a sample Tech Pack with resume** 

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ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $$

Job#: 8010

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

 

Our client is a highly successful, rapidly growing Bridal Designer looking for Assistant Tech DesignerThe Assistant Technical Designer is responsible for supporting the Technical Design Team in all stages of development.

Accountable for all Administrative responsibilities, and ensures maintenance and organization for the Tech team. Interfaces with all cross functional teams and global partners. Ensures product is consistent with company standards and production timelines are met.

RESPONSIBILITIES: -

 

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ASSOCIATE SALES REP


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 80-110K

Job#: 8011

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Womenswear manufacturer, daywear, loungewear is looking for an associate sales person.

Candidate Must have Retail link experience- Walmart.

Salary is Between 80-110k.

Position is located in Midtown Manhattan.

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CANNABIS GRAPHIC ARTIST


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $$

Job#: 8004

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Cannabis Graphic artist, looking for someone very creative in the Cannabis world for Digital social media ads.

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DIRECTOR OF PD AND R&D


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 115K - 140K

Job#: 8015

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client, an elevated sustainable womenswear and menswear brand, is seeking a Director to work across Product Development and Fabric R&D.

 Responsibilities:

Requirements:

Company has grown tremendously, right now they are doing over 7million dollars. and they are looking for a Director of PD and R&D.

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Dominican Republic QC


Location: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Salary: $

Job#: 7908

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Better sport Manufacturer  is looking for a QA/ QC person in Dominican Republic.

Requirements:

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DRESSMAKER


Location: New Jersey

Salary: $25 - $27

Job#: 7974

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

We currently have a job opening for a Bridal sample maker. This is a full time opportunity based in Rutherford, New Jersey. If you or someone you know who is interested, please contact me at  Thank you!

212-947-3400.

Maria Trejo

 

Our client is looking for a Bridal Samplemaker.

MUST KNOW HOW TO DRAPE

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EDI COORDINATOR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 80-90k

Job#: 7980

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

EDI Coordinator

Description:
Candidate responsible for providing Help Desk and EDI support related to our ERP system (BlueCherry) and EDI applications. Responsible for analyzing company and user needs, troubleshooting and recommending solutions.

Key Responsibilities:
•Provide EDI and IT Help Desk support
•Ability to setup new workstations and provide basic Help Desk support such as Email, printer, phone setup etc
•Assist EDI VAN on setup of new customers or document types
•Experience creating X12 transactions including 850, 810, 856, 940, 943, 944, 945, 753, 754, 855, etc
•Manage all EDI testing with Trading Partners and 3PL companies
•Troubleshoot and resolve issues with all EDI transactions
•Ability to understand raw data sets and identify mapping issues or bad data

Requirements:
•2-3 years experience supporting EDI transactions
•2-3 years experience in IT Help Desk Support
•Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Products and EDI mapping tools
•Experience with GXS catalog
•Blue Cherry experience is a plus

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EDI DATA ENTRY


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $42-50K

Job#: 7673

Recruiter: brian pa


Description:

 Our client is a contemporary better Womenswear Cashmere and Knits house. Their product ranges from cashmere and knit tops and knit dresses. The company was founded in 2001 with a gross revenue of over $100 million.  Their corporate office is located in Midtown Manhattan with over 50 employees.Their product are produced internationally and a privately held corporation. Their sales are being distributed in better department store across the country. 

We are searching for a DATA ENTRY/ EDI ASSISTANT to assist the Logistic department.

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Fashion Recruiter HR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: TBD

Job#: 7473

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Jessilyn Personnel is searching for a full-time Recruiter!! 

          We are only looking for some one that come out of the fashion Industry 

          We am looking for a Recruiter that has there Pulse on TD's, Designers, Fabric, Trim, Production, QC, QA, CAD, Sample Rooms, Product Dev. ETC.     

·         New Business Development

·       · Budget to Luxury Fashion Markets  

·         Wholesale-Retail

·         Building Strong relationships 

·         Extensive network/contact lists within the industry and Referral Networks

·         Manage sourcing and recruitment for all open positions Wholesale & Retail Markets including permanent / temporary positions

·         Create /develop and manage relationships with clients. 

·         Provide an expert level of knowledge to attract and move candidates through an efficient lifecycle including, but not limited to, sourcing, screening, direct cold calling, qualifying, giving feedback,              setting expectations, networking and negotiating and closing all offers

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FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $$

Job#: 8002

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

 

Looking for a young, edgy, grungy sofisticated street driven, very creative, Cannabis thinking Graphic artist to help on website, Instagram/Social Media.

Please sedn Jpgs of work, resume and hourly rate.

 

 

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LARGE SIZE PATTERNMAKER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 100k - 140k

Job#: 7981

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client is a Jackets, Dresses, Sportswear manufacturer looking for a Patternmaker with Plus Sized garments experience

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MATERIALS R&D DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 100K - 125K

Job#: 7992

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Materials R & D Development Manager

Position summary:

The candidate will be responsible for managing the overall process of global sustainable driven cut/sew knit and woven fabric and trim development. Must provide innovation, functionality, and brand aesthetic with cost balance. The individual adheres to calendar and business requirements.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

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MENSWEAR / WORKWEAR SOCKS DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 120K

Job#: 8003

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client is a Menswear manufacturer looking for a Mens Workwear socks Designer 120k+
Position Summary
Inspire and design a product that meets the Brand's DNA as well as commercial success.
Primary Responsibilities

Qualifications
• Strong portfolio of professional and creative design projects
• Experience with graphics editing software (e.g., InVision, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
• Exceptional time management skills
• Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines
• Strong communication skills
• Leadership and organizational skills
• Keen eye for visual details
• Creative mind with a problem-solving attitude

 

 

 

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MENSWEAR UNDERWEAR/LOUNGEWEAR DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 120K+

Job#: 7972

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client is a Menswear manufacturer looking for a Mens athletic Underwear/Loungewear Designer 120k+


Position Summary
Inspire and design a product that meets the Brand's DNA as well as commercial success.
Primary Responsibilities

Qualifications
• Strong portfolio of professional and creative design projects
• Experience with graphics editing software (e.g., InVision, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
• Exceptional time management skills
• Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines
• Strong communication skills
• Leadership and organizational skills
• Keen eye for visual details
• Creative mind with a problem-solving attitude

 

 

 

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PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $$

Job#: 7471

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Jessilyn Personnel a Fast paced boutique executive search firm in the Fashion industry is looking for an energetic, resourceful, efficient, office administrative assistant with experience in apparel to work 2- 3 times a week in office. This candidate must think outside of the box and have excellent computer skills.

 Office Administrative Assistant responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

*Will be trained in other office systems

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PATTERNMAKER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $

Job#: 7984

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Patternmaker

- Create pattern and grading for different styles and product categories that includes Sportswear, Outerwear, Knits and Functional

- Communicate and resolve all pattern issues from development to final sample

- Inspect finished samples to ensure pattern and spec accuracy

- Keep the pattern archives updated and organized

- Assist Lead Creative Pattern Maker

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PATTERNMAKER BRIDAL/ EVENINGWEAR GOWN/ FREELANCE


Location: New Jersey

Salary: $$

Job#: 7991

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

High end Bridal Studio is presently in search for a patternmaker Bridal/eveningwear in Rutherford NJ.

Location Very easy to get to: Train station is right down the street and gets to Port Authority.

Candidate must have gerber experience.

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PLANNING ANALYST:


Location: Manhattan

Salary:

Job#: 8014

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client is a leading NYC based manufacturer of Private Label and Branded Apparel. They are seeking a confident, self-independent and motivated Junior Planning Analyst

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Planning role will be focused on the client’s Ecommerce and Store business. Are you an eager self-starter who loves using data analytics and consumer insights to help make critical decisions that drive sales through accuracy in inventory planning and replenishment programs? If so, this could be a perfect job for you!

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PLANNING ANALYST:

● Prepare daily/weekly/monthly sales, inventory and replenishment reports, and other ad hoc business recaps to support the team

● Create and manage style, category, size, and other various level selling reports needed for the planning function

● Analyze store level business and inventory flow, to drive sales, improve in-stock and optimize turn

● Create Ladder plan and developing strategic unit/financial plans for the management team

● Formulate business strategies using historical and current trend analysis

● Identify sales and profit opportunities/liabilities and make recommendations to the department

● Research and resolve issues related to purchasing orders, shipments, and sales

● Support cross functional teams with weekly reporting to support sales and inventory position

● Create advanced Access queries and macros to data-mine and analyze retail data (preferred)Collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of information, best practices and to develop systems knowledge

● Collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of information, best practices and to develop systems knowledge

● Manage to monthly BOM targets, provide recommendations and actions to hit the plan

● Manage in-season inventory and flow to support sales trends

 

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE PLANNING ANALYST

● The Planner roles will require excellent written and oral communications skills and the ability work productively in a team setting

● Self-starter and able to work independently with no supervision

● Excellent problem solving, analytical and math skills; detail-oriented

● Comfort with learning new systems, including company proprietary systems and Walmart retail systems

● Strong Excel, PowerPoint & Access skills for analysis and reporting

● Ability to analyze information and make data-based recommendations

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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 50-60K

Job#: 7485

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Bridal studio is looking for an entry level production assistant.

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PRODUCTION COORDINATOR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 65K 75K

Job#: 8013

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

Womenswear manufacturer, daywear, loungewear is looking for a Production Coordinator

 

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QUALITY ASSURANCE KENYA


Location: PAKISTAN & KENYA

Salary: $$

Job#: 7966

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

Men’s active/ sportswear manufacturer is looking for TWO QUALITY ASSURANCE.Preferably looking for candidates who are currently based and living in Kenya and Pakistan.

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QUALITY ASSURANCE PAKISTAN


Location: PAKISTAN & KENYA

Salary: $$

Job#: 7862

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Men’s active/ sportswear manufacturer is looking for TWO QUALITY ASSURANCE.Preferably looking for candidates who are currently based and living in Kenya and Pakistan.

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RLM system- TECHNICAL DESIGNER FREELANCE TO PERM


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 70 - 75K

Job#: 7969

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Technical Designer Freelance to Perm 

Beautiful design studio Looking for a Tech Designer to do all categories in wovens

 

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SAMPLEMAKER SEAMSTRESS BRIDAL/EVENINGWEAR. RUTHERFORD NJ


Location: New Jersey

Salary: $23 - $26/hr

Job#: 7932

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

High end Bridal Studio is presently in search for a Samplemaker Seamstress Bridal/eveningwear in Rutherford NJ.

Location Very easy to get to: Train station is right down the street and gets to Port Authority.

MUST KNOW HOW TO DRAPE.

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SAMPLEMAKER/ JACKETS & OUTERWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $30hr.

Job#: 7985

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

 

Sewer Freelance 

- Expert in sewing bottom weights and/or leathers

- Operates industrial sewing machines to construct samples based on direction and pattern

- An eye for detail and quality craftsmanship

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SWEATER DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 100- 135K

Job#: 8012

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

 

Sweater designer that has experience with big box stores (Walmart, Nordstrom, costco)

Photoshop

Illustrator

All samples development.

Work with factories in China.

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TAILOR / MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT $$$


Location: Miami, Florida

Salary: $$$

Job#: 8009

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

One of the leading brands of couture RTW designers is looking for a tailor in the Miami Design Dsitrict.

Relocation may be offered for outstanding candidate.

 

 

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TECHNICAL DESIGN ASSISTANT / ENTRY LEVEL


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 50k - 60K

Job#: 7983

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

TECH DESIGN ASSISTANT (2-3 years experience)

Requirements:

2-3 year experience

Basic knowledge of garment construction, draping and/or patternmaking

Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task in a deadline orientated work environment

Demonstrate clear written and verbal communication

Knowledge of Microsoft applications, Adobe Photoshop

 Please proved a sample Tech Pack with resume** 

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TECHNICAL DESIGN DIRECTOR PLUS SIZE


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 195-225k

Job#: 7954

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Director of Technical Design:

 

This person would need to have 10+ years of experience in managing a technical design team and be able to come in hitting the ground running managing a team of 4-5 technical designers. 

 

Job Requirements:

 

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TECHNICAL DESIGNER SOFT TOP SPORTSWEAR JACKETS


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 75-80k

Job#: 7976

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

We are looking for a Technical Designer who is well rounded in softs and tailoring in jackets with specialty experience.

You are going to work with customer’s technical department for all fitting and patterns. Key responsibilities including following:

 

Assisting the Technical Designer Dir and work with production

Work on fitting and patterns, communicate with vendors, customer and inspector overseas

Analyzing with the Designers, product team and factories to resolve any technical designer issues

Spec all garments before submitting to customer, conduct fit meetings and determine if any adjustments are needed

Prepare sketches, photos, sample mock-ups as needed send to factories

Measure pattern tracing send by customer according to spec measurement, confirmation records, etc. other duties as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree in pattern making or related field

5+ years in technical role

Computer skills( Gerber system, Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Photoshop)

Knowledge of sewing techniques

Excellent communication skills

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WHOLESALE + ECOMM SALES MANAGER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 65-80k

Job#: 7996

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

WHOLESALE + ECOMM SALES MANAGER

The Sales Manager will oversee our International and Domestic Wholesale & E-commerce business. The ideal candidate prioritizes the customer and has an entrepreneurial spirit, is creative, and willing to think outside the box and do what it takes to help the brand continue to grow. This role is based in New York City.

Responsibilities:

Requirements:

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