Assistant Designer

Reynoldsburg, OH, USA
Posted 4 days ago
Full time
Job description


Columbus [Hybrid]

Columbus is the capital city of Ohio. Built on bold ideas and fueled by relentless

optimism, Columbus is known for its open attitude, smart style and entrepreneurial spirit. Columbus offers a blend of neighborhoods, arts and culinary experiences, dynamic nightlife, vibrant music scenes, and major attractions and events full of diversity. Columbus is home to over 2 million people and some of the world's most recognizable brands, powerhouse research hubs, and academic institutions.


Bath & Body Works is a global omni channel company that sells personal care and beauty products online and in more than 1,700 North American stores, including nearly 300 stores in countries around the globe operating under franchise, license, and wholesale arrangements.

At Bath & Body Works, we are committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture focused on delivering exceptional fragrances and experiences to our customers. We focus on recruiting, retaining, and advancing diverse talent where our associate population is as diverse as the communities we serve, live and work. In addition, we work to improve our communities and our planet in a way that will make us proud for years to come because we believe the world is a better place when everyone has access to the things that make them happy.

Join a team that is passionate about our customers; cares deeply for our communities and associates; where our values drive the right behaviors and where we set aside ego to bring the best products to market as we move to our goal to be $10B in revenue and beyond.


Individual contributor responsible for assisting with the creation of commercially viable Artwork/ Designs across collections. Coordinate and deliver brand -right designs that tie back to the overall concept and business strategy, encompassing style, color, illustration/print for new/existing product lines. Applies a solid working knowledge of fashion/decor trends and consumer needs to product designs. Work may involve, reworking designs, customizing typography, color adjustments, resizing design elements and eliminating any inconsistencies. The Assistant Designer will be involved in the project from start to finish and will work closely as part of a creative team to ensure that the artwork meets the needs of the brief intent and any brand guidelines. Applies a solid working knowledge of the design process and the requirements for producing finalized artwork and design extensions. Demonstrates a passion for the brand, inspires individuals and relies on limited experience to plan and accomplish goals.


- Responsible for completion of spec and passing completed spec to Production teams

- Supports design projects with guided direction, assists in developing pre-production samples

- Supports back-End Process with legal reviews, Production Turn Overs, Submission reviews, Mechanical reviews, press approvals, maintain server organization

- work closely with and support the creative team to follow designs and artwork from their conception to final sign-off

- Assist in conceptualizing multiple creative solutions to address project strategies with multiple design options within the cost parameters

- Assists to drive the creative process to prototype level for category

- Assists in partnering with Merchant and Product Development teams to ensure the alignment of the designs during the product development process

- Assist in creating products, which represent the BBW brand strategy from a seasonal perspective

- Correct and format documents before they're sent to partners

- Ensure artwork is consistent, accurate and follows any brand guidelines

- Set up, manage and archive accurate artwork files and supply to relevant stakeholders

- Adapt existing artwork to alternative layouts and/or format




- 1-3 years of experience in product development or design

- Drawing and computer illustration skills; curate and create corporate Artwork across a range of formats using Adobe Creative Cloud and programs such as Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator

- Strong sense of design and color plus demonstrated expertise in hard goods and soft goods

- High level execution, organization and design skills with a methodical approach to work and meticulous attention to detail the ability to work to deadlines

- Strong fashion sense with ability to translate into product assortment; bility to communicate and articulate trends

- Communication skills to engage with designers, printers, and to provide progress updates at every stage of the design and artwork process

- Self-motivation and the ability to work on multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment

- Problem-solving skills and the ability to know when to ask for help

- Proven ability to take instructions and follow direction from other professionals such as designers

- Experience with archiving images and artwork

- Understanding of customer-specific product issues

- Understanding of fabrication and material costs a plus


Bachelors Or Equivalent Education Or Experience Preferred

An equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected category recognized by state, federal or local laws. We only hire individuals authorized for employment in the United States.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not make employment decisions based on an individual's race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, protected Veteran status or any other legally protected status, and we comply with all laws concerning non-discriminatory employment practices. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for associates and job applicants with disabilities. We only hire individuals authorized for employment in the United States.

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