Career Fairs

Design (only) Career Fair – NY

By  | is hosting a career fair for Designers and Technical Designers on March 2nd, 2017 at the Penn Plaza Pavilion in Midtown Manhattan.



Meet face-to-face with design recruiters representing the best  apparel, footwear, fashion accessories, textile and vertical retail companies in the country. Don’t miss out on this one-day, DESIGN (only) recruiting event.


TYPICAL JOB TITLES INCLUDE: (but are not limited to)

Designer (all levels), Techincal Designer (all levels), Graphic Designer, Textile Designer, Design Manager, Design Director, VP of Design, CAD Designer, Art Director, Creative Director and anything else you can think of that is design-focused.



Because of our entry requirements (see below), ALL resumes must be screened before entry. By pre-registering for the career fair, we can screen your resume before the event, allowing you to skip the on-site registration line. Pre-registering will save you 45 minutes to an hour of wait time. What’s more, you’ll be able to apply to jobs before the fair!

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The GROWING list of exhibiting companies and brands include: Belk, Betabrand, Caleres, The Castlewood Group (Asics, Avia, Prince, New Balance), Sam Edelman, Vince Footwear, Chico’s Fas Inc, White House Black Market, Chico’s, Soma Intimates, Delta Galil, 7 For All Mankind, Ella Moss, Splendid, Avia, Dutch LLC, Joie, Current/Elliot, Equipment, The Kasper Group, Kohl’s, Candie’s, LC Lauren Conrad, One Jeanswear Group, Nine West Jeans, L.E.I, Bandolino, William Rast, Randa Accessories, Swimwear Anywhere, TYR Sport, Target, Two’s Company, Adecco Creative & Marketing, Aquent, Fourth Floor, The Agency Worx…and more exhibitors to be added soon!  



Candidates are required to have a 4 year degree and 1 year of design OR technichal design experience
– OR –
a 2 year degree and 2 years design experience
– OR –
Candidates without a degree need to have at least 4 years design experience.
Sorry, store-level retail and non-design positions do not qualify as DESIGN experience. Only candidates with design experience need attend.
All resumes will be screened prior to entry. All designers MUST BRING A PORTFOLIO (no portfolio, no entry). Candidates who do not meet these requirements WILL NOT be admitted.


Thursday, March 2nd; 3pm – 7pm
Penn Plaza Pavilion
401 Seventh Avenue at 33rd St.
New York, N.Y., 10001

Admission is $15. Tickets will be available at the door, cash only.


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