Design Intern - Summer 2024 Internship Program

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Business Group

About Us




Centric Brands is a global leading lifestyle brand collective that operates a portfolio of 100+ licensed and owned brands. Centric Brands has unparalleled expertise in product design, development and sourcing, retail and digital commerce, marketing, and brand building. Centric designs, sources, markets, and sells high-quality products in the kids, men’s and women’s apparel, accessories, beauty, and entertainment categories. The Company’s products are sold through leading mass-market retailers, specialty and department stores, and online.


Centric Brands is excited to invite the next generation of creative, curious, and collaborative individuals to join us for the Summer of 2024 Internship Program.


Our internship program is designed to immerse undergraduate and recently graduated participants in the business and culture of Centric Brands to help develop a strong cross-functional foundation. Our program pairs interns with mentors who are experts in their field for one-on-one learning and professional development. Interns will also work with cross-functional teams to analyze and present strategies and recommendations to real business focuses for Centric Brands. We are very interested and invested in the knowledge and unique talents you bring as an individual. Your ideas and energy directly contribute to the success of Centric Brands.


Interns accepted into our SUMMER 2024 paid ten (10) week program will:

  • Work closely with our brands and businesses,
  • Collaborate on innovative team projects,
  • Attend business focused, brand focused and career focused learning sessions, and
  • Participate in our volunteer and socially conscious programs – including our philanthropic and diversity & inclusion committees.

Specific Responsibilities Would Include

Design Internship Responsibilities:

  • Assist Design team with setting up styles, materials, & color palettes in PLM
  • Assist in creating and distributing color cards, trim cards and fabric development sheets
  • Participate in design meetings with Sales and Production teams
  • Support Designer(s) in creating Illustrator sketches; prepare designs for line review; prepare line sheets and update as necessary
  • Participate in graphic & print strike off reviews with Product Development
  • Prepare line and presentation materials/set-up for line previews and market week
  • Support Designers in managing the needs of the Design team
  • Participate in research and development of seasonal trends
  • Assist in developing flat mechanical sketches for design development packages (to technical design and overseas)
  • Attend fit sessions with Technical Design and Design teams

Design Brands: Favorite Daughter, Joe's Jeans, Hudson

Our Best Fit Candidate Would Have

  • Must be a college undergraduate Rising Junior, Rising Senior, or Recent Graduate (during Summer 2024) to be eligible to participate
  • Ability to work in LA for the full 10-week program from early-June to mid-August
  • Demonstrated interest in the fashion industry through B.A./B.S. Degree program, prior internship experiences, course selections, or extracurricular activities
  • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented, meticulous and creative
  • Creativity, innovative, technical capability and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe products and PC or Mac computers

Pay Rate: $21/hour


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Centric Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Please note that Centric Brands will only reach out to interview, make an offer of employment or conduct onboarding activities for candidates who have applied through our careers site. When interviewing for a position, the candidate experience will include live interaction, such as a video conference or telephone call, with a Recruiter and/or company employee(s). We will never ask for any money or payments from applicants at any point in the recruitment process. Be aware of suspicious recruitment activity. If you think you are a victim of an employment scam, you may contact your local law enforcement agency and/or visit the Federal Trade Commission website here:



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