Shaina Mote Summer Internship: Design Intern (L.A.)

Shaina Mote is a privately owned, womens contemporary brand based in Los Angeles, CA. The Shaina Mote collection aims to provide sleek, transformable and timeless staples for the modern woman. The brand's goal is to align quality construction, timeless appeal and conscious production practices to create lasting, impactful and consciously produced pieces. 

Shaina Mote is seeking a Design Intern. The Design Intern is responsible for the organization, execution and completion of design and development goals and will work directly with the head designer. Internship offers: school credit, paid parking and gas mileage, a positive working environment in a light filled design studio and potential for part-time position after 3 month internship.


  • At least 2 years working in the fashion industry, entrepreneurial work environment preferred
  • A means of transportation, car preferred - An understanding of the brand aesthetic
  • Creative problem solver with strong attention to detail and ability to self-check work
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, with a keen ability to prioritize workload
  • Naturally positive, cooperative team player, adaptable to new or changing circumstances
  • Professional demeanor, self-motivated, creative and innovative
  • Computer proficiencies a must: Excel, Adobe Illustrator, Word and Photoshop
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Spanish speaking is a plus
  • 32 hours per week for a 3 month duration


  • Creating technical flats + hand drawn illustrations of RTW + footwear

  • Creating pattern cards within excel

  • Sourcing textiles, trims and notions

  • Sewing muslins and attending fit meetings

  • Communication and coordination with contractors

  • Assist in executing the sample and design process by delivering and picking up when


  • Sample tracking