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Summer Design Internship

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At Abercrombie & Fitch, quality is in our roots and we’re on a mission to honor this rich heritage. With an unwavering focus on our customer, we strive every day to deliver a unique and welcoming experience, whether in our stores or online. Our three global brands, Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids and Hollister Co., are the embodiment of our passion for incredible product. At the heart of it all is our amazing 500-acre campus, nestled just outside of Columbus, Ohio. With an open work space, inspiring views, and even a place to gather as a team around the fire pit, our Home Office fosters a diverse and inclusive culture that consistently seeks the input of our associates and focuses on the future. We are looking for leaders, visionaries, and creatives who are willing to roll up their sleeves and write the next chapter in our brand’s legacy.

Our Design Internship allows college students to experience being a Designer at Abercrombie & Fitch. We have Internships available for rising seniors in apparel design and technical design. Interns are assigned a mentor and work for a specific product and gender category within one of our brands. This program is structured to give interns a great deal of responsibility quickly and gain immediate exposure to the design process.

What Will You Be Doing?


• Drive comprehensive design processes by creating concept boards, sketches and illustrations for each season
• Support the product development process from initial sketch to finished product
• Explore and research emerging trends in the global market to deliver product that is aligned with the customer and market perspective
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to create and deliver trend right assortments in the brand handwriting
• Influence aesthetic and fit direction for your product category

• Create and edit patterns to drive fit direction
• Partner with cross-functional teams to ensure proper construction and fit through interactive fit sessions
• Create detailed technical illustrations & specifications using Adobe Creative Suite
• Exposure to overseas vendors to manage the sampling process

Currently pursuing a degree in fashion/apparel design, or relevant field

• Passion for the A&F brands
• Ability to identify and interpret relevant fashion trends
• Solid technical skills with an impeccable taste level and eye for color
• Detail-oriented with excellent time management and organizational skills
• Career-driven, strong work ethic and high performance standards
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
• A strong desire for adventure & curiosity
• Ability to adapt and work in a fast paced, structured environment
• Desire to learn and hunger for more

• A Collaborative approach to working with cross-functional partners to achieve the vision of the brand
*A&F will not provide sponsorship for any candidates who would, at any time, require a work visa.