Assistant Designer - Accessories

J.Crew
New York, NY, USA
Posted 9 hours ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion,Retailno requirements

Title: Assistant Designer

Reports to: Designer

Overview: To assist Designer in creative execution of all accessories & footwear product under Crewcuts umbrella

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Designer to create seasonal Footwear & Accessories collection, assist with color stories, fabric developments, hardware sourcing, embellishments and new novelty materials.
  • Help to prepare professional presentation boards with illustrations, CAD artwork, color renderings and fabrications
  • Work to create seasonal tech packs in Excel & PLM with detailed information on product creation, measurements and details
  • Assists in research of seasonal trends, themes, colors, raw materials, styling and trims.
  • Work with Technical Design in preparing specs from initial concept to technical design cards.
  • Work with Production to maintain design concept through out production process.

Qualifications

  • 0-2 years Design experience
  • Footwear and/or Accessories Design degree
  • Strong illustration skills
  • Trend/fashion awareness
  • Technical sketching ability (flat and illustration)
  • Working knowledge of accessories construction and measurements
  • Excellent color sense
  • Self directed
  • Team player
  • Ability to multi-task and time manage
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and follow up
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Good follow through, sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated ability to do creative, focused visual presentations
  • Proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel, PLM knowledge is a plus

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