Assistant Designer, Footwear (Outlet /Cutup)

Michael Kors
New York, NY, USA
Posted 15 hours ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion,Retail,Retail Luxury Goods and Jewelryno requirements

Who You Are:

An Assistant Designer who has knowledge in shoe construction. You thrive in a rapidly changing environment, are curious and have the vision to help build and develop the brand. You have a great eye for detail, exude a strong fashion sense, and are extremely industry savvy.

What You’ll Do:

  • Understand the Michael Kors aesthetic and translate it into seasonal products
  • Seasonal research including trend & market research and presentation board creation
  • Sketching and CAD work, both by hand and in Photoshop + Illustrator
  • Understanding of technical aspects of shoe construction
  • Knowledge of materials and fabric
  • Technical specs for layer-ups and embellishments
  • Creating CADs for presentations with internal partners
  • Create Technical Packages for factories and development teams
  • Partners with handbag designers to achieve consistency in product
  • Involved in proto fitting and be able to communicate design comments to cross functional teams
  • Understanding trends and mass market analysis for the price-conscious consumer

You’ll Need to Have:

  • 0-2 years of related experience with excellent technical knowledge
  • Bachelor’s Degree in design or related field
  • Computer savvy with advanced skillset in Adobe Suite
  • Design and conceptual skills for footwear
  • Skills to multitask and manage competing calendar deadlines
  • Supporting Designer and Design Director for our Outlet & Cut-up Divisions
  • Team oriented mindset, ability work in a fast-paced environment with a “no task too big or too small” mentality
  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills in a high-demand, fast paced environment
  • Ability to work in NYC office 3-5 days a week

We’d Love to See:

  • Excellent sense of style and color
  • In-depth knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, color ways, construction techniques, leather, and trim

Perks:

  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holiday Schedule
  • Summer Fridays
  • Internal mobility across Capri Brands (Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo, Versace)
  • Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo and Versace Discounts
  • Exclusive Employee Sales
  • Fav 5 Cards (MK Discount for friends and family)
  • 401k Match
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Thrive Wellness Program (seasonal in-office massages and more!)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Gym Discounts

At Capri, we are all responsible for creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We try to inspire change and growth within each other and believe success is a result that comes from our differences. Capri is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusivity regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. M/D/F/V

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