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Assistant Designer- Launch & Innovation

Victoria's Secret
New York, NY, US
Posted 8 days ago
Full timeConsumer Goods,Retail
Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Individual contributor responsible for assisting with the creation of commercially viable product across collections; Applies a solid working knowledge of garment design, construction and consumer needs to product. Demonstrates a passion for the brand, curiosity, inspires individuals and relies on limited experience to plan and accomplish goals. Takes direction under immediate supervision, exercising a minimal degree of scope/decision making.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assists in the creation of brand-right, commercial designs that reflect the conceptual direction/business strategy
  • Deliver design sketches/prototypes and provide specifications and BOM’s through Flex to vendors
  • Adapt designs based on feedback, incorporating for finalization
  • Utilize resources in sourcing new ideas and technologies, both internally and externally, and stay up to date on competitor research; maintain libraries of trims, components and foam cups.
  • Collaborate and follow-up on deliverables with vendors and key partners throughout the design process.
  • Brainstorm and present ideas to team
  • Prepare materials, photos, videos, for meetings and presentations including presentation decks
  • Achieve set goals with acute attention-to-detail, tracking progress including “Commercialization Readiness” chart & anticipating potential issues
  • Pursue/embrace opportunities to personally grow and develop skills/competencies
  • Build and maintain effective relations with key partners
  • Manage stakeholder sample process
  • Seek to improve process in order to deliver efficiently with speed/agility
  • Meet budget and time commitments without compromising design excellence

Qualifications
  • Exceptional talent with a commercial technical eye and detail in product construction / performance
  • Customer service philosophy and someone with a thirst for understanding innovation
  • Collaborative partner with a team-oriented approach
  • Highly motivated, passionate and results oriented
  • Solid communication and presentation skills
  • Understand how to motivate and develop talent
  • Champion for change and able to react with speed and agility
  • Flexible and creative problem solver
  • Personal professionalism and accountability
  • Bachelor's degree in Design or equivalent experience
  • Entry level with some design experience in a comparable product category
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Illustrator, Photoshop, Power Point, Excel, and Flex PLM, In Design, Clo

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.

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