Asfurah Careers 

Position: Fashion Designer and Production  assistant

Asfurah is always interested in hearing from talented, fashion-minded individuals with a passion for modest fashion. Based on performance, could lead to a part time or full-time paid design assistant position. 

If you enjoy working in a creative, fast-paced environment, then we would love to hear from you!

Who You Are:

A design/production intern who has a passion for all things fashion, marketing and hopes to learn on the job about the fashion world. You thrive in a rapidly changing environment, are curious and have the vision to help build and develop the brand. You have a great eye for detail, exude a strong fashion sense, and are industry savvy

Primary responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):

  • Support head designer and creator of Asfurah Nawal with the development of products. Research market trends and concepts that support the brand identity

  • Support marketing on Social media platforms, be savvy with platforms like canva, spark post or others

  • Assist team with fabric selection, pattern grading, and maintaining data entry and product line sheets

  • Cultivate relationships and effectively communicate to cross-functional partners including Merchandising and Product Development

  • Sourcing trim or fabric for design in fabric stores

  • Organizing various things around the office/ show room

  • Runway experience - including runway show design, curation and model management 

What you will gain from this internship:

  • An inside look at the ins and outs of a fashion brand, and learn industry secrets. 

  • skills such as sewing, pattern making, sizing, fabric knowledge 

  • business skills like pricing, marketing, and shipping

  • Networking with others in the modest fashion industry 

  • Retail experience and customer service skills 

  • Styling and fashion forecasting skills

Requirements for the Internship:

  • High school diploma or GED and 18 years or older

  • enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program is a plus but not necessary 

  • Demonstrates passion for apparel industry and some product knowledge

  • Computer literacy including proficiency with google docs and spreadsheet

  • Must have a car and valid license 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with changing priorities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; detail oriented and thorough

  • Exceptional problem solving and organization capabilities

  • High degree of flexibility and initiative with limited direction

  • Energetic , positive , helpful demeanor and a passion and interest in the Asfurah mission

 

LOCATION

Hybrid of Elk grove, CA, USA, and remote work. Timing is semi-flexible

PART TIME : 5 to 15 hours weekly unpaid; 6 month term. Based on performance, could lead to a part time or full-time paid design assistant position.