Assistant Designer, Accessories

Thom Browne, Inc.
New York, NY, USA
Posted 11 days ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion

ABOUT US

Thom Browne is widely recognized for challenging and modernizing today’s uniform: the suit. By questioning traditional proportions, Browne’s designs consistently convey a true American sensibility rooted in quality craftsmanship and precise tailoring. We pride ourselves on our core values of respect and collaboration, challenging ourselves to express creativity and continuously innovate. We attract ambitious individuals who operate in unique ways while upholding exceptional craftsmanship and excellence.

THE ROLE

The Assistant Designer, Accessories will assist in the daily functions of the Luxury Accessories design department from the initial concepts, research and development through line completion/production.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparation of all design meetings
  • Create and maintain seasonal design boards and presentation materials (both digital and physical)
  • Assist in sketching (CADs) handbags and small leather goods using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Knowledge of leathers and materials
  • Assist in bags, small leather goods and hardware specs and tech packs
  • Assist in launching collection (runway and main) each season
  • Assist in communicating development requests with product development team
  • Work and collaborate with other design departments to coordinate materials, trims, hardware, etc.
  • Work with Merchandising and Sales teams to assist in determining sales need
  • Participate in market/inspiration research

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • 1-2 years’ relevant design experience
  • Must be highly skilled in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Experience in accessories/handbags design (luxury/high end)
  • Knowledge of raw materials and construction techniques
  • Must be collaborative, excited to learn, highly organized
  • Must be flexible with the ability to self-manage

WHAT WE OFFER YOU

  • Highly competitive pay
  • Comprehensive benefits package and company uniform
  • 401(k) company match
  • Diverse and inclusive working environment

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