Assistant Designer

Caro Home
Stamford, CT, USA
Posted 1 day ago
Full time

CARO HOME

Job Description: Assistant Designer

Location:Stamford, CT

Connecticut based Home Textiles company looking for an organized and enthusiastic Assistant Designer with a passion for Home Product Design to join our Stamford design team.

About CARO HOME: Caro home is an industry leader in the design and distribution of Home Fashion Products. We are a progressive company and proud to be certified as “Women Owned”. Our core values are authenticity, integrity to quality and innovation. Our products range from a full line of soft and hard home products including bath towels, kitchen towels, table linens, bath rugs, adult and kids bedding, and decorative accessories.

About you:

  • Are Passionate about all things design and have a good design sensibility that marries back to the aesthetic of the customer request and CARO HOME brand
  • Love to work collaboratively in a group and strive to go above and beyond expectations
  • Are driven and have a “can do spirit”.
  • Stickler for color and details and has a keen eye for pattern color and fabric constructions.
  • Diligent approach to workload, maintain good, timely communication with internal and external teams
  • Have strong communication skills, be a team player with a positive attitude.

This Role will support Sr. Design leads in developing fresh, elevated, and high-quality textile products retailers such as Macy’s, Beall’s, TJX Group, Nordstrom's Rack, Costco and Burlington.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Updating/Re-coloring customer presentations per sales instructions.
  • Help in preparation of set up of showroom for customer meetings
  • Assist in creating tech packs for overseas vendors and follow development from concept to completion
  • Adhere to seasonal time and action calendar for given accounts/categories
  • Organize lab dips and print submits
  • Participate in research and development of seasonal trends. Help curate Seasonal Trend boards for meetings
  • Uploading tech packs to BeProduct (Internal PLM system)
  • Tracking all development samples and communicating to direct reports status – including fabric samples, lab dips, strike-offs and other development materials
  • Work with Product Development team to build color library
  • Review PP and TOP samples to confirm color and construction accuracy
  • Knowledge and ability to CAD up print repeats as final artwork, edit and recolor and match color from seasonal palette is key.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fine art, Illustration, Fashion Design or Textile Design- Portfolio with examples of work required.
  • 1-3 years of industry related experience.
  • Candidate must live within commuting distance of Stamford. (Office is within walking distance from Stamford train station. Express commute is approx. 53 min from Grand Central Station)
  • Driven and self-motivated with good time management skills
  • Clear and proactive communication with the ability to multitask, work across functional lines and be able to pivot to shifting priorities at short notice.
  • Ideal candidate should be Proficient in Adobe Suite Design Programs (Illustrator and Photoshop) and have some knowledge of PLM system.

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