Unemployment Nine: My new career path

Never mind journalism and new media: I’m going to be the next Sergio Valente!

While searching the “Arts/Entertainment/Publishing” listings on Yahoo! HotJobs , I came across this ad, which could not possibly be a more perfect match for my career aspirations (I left the ad as-is, so blame them for the errors and not yours truly):


Uh-oh ... Sergio!

Uh-oh ... Sergio!

Are you an experienced Apparel Designer with bilingual Korean language skills? Do you have at least 10 years denim design for Women’s / Juniors? Are you looking for a new opportunity with a leading apparel company? Then keep reading…



We are a leading apparel company based in New Jersey seeking an experienced denim designers who has bilingual Korean and English language skills.

Key responsibilities include:

– Create new designs for Juniors denim lines

– Evaluate prototypes, pre-production and production samples ensuring conformity to specs and resolving quality issues

– Work with technical design team creating tech packs

– Communicate with overseas Asian teams as well as internal teams

The qualified candidate will have:

– 10+ years of apparel / fashion design experience

– Must have experience with Women’s and Juniors casual or sportswear lines with emphasis in denim

– Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

– Adept at both Mac and PC platforms

– Flexible, creative, and detail-orientated

– Willing to work long hours to meet deadlines

– Bilingual in Korean and English

We offer:

– Competitive compensation

– Comprehensive benefits

– Opportunities for growth

– Much more!

So if you have at least 10 years Fashion / Apparel Design experience with expertise in Juniors denim and are bilingual in Korean, then apply today!

How do you say, “WTF?” in Korean?

2 comments on “Unemployment Nine: My new career path

  1. KrnTriFecta says:

    Funny, I’m qualified for the hardest one on that list and that’s the Korean one. 😛

  2. Lynne says:

    The way things are today, you probably have the same shot at that job as anything else you have been applying for.

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