Assistant Designer, Tech Accessories

New York, NY, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full time

Company presentation

Since its launch in 1993 with a collection of six essential handbags, Kate Spade New York has always stood for optimistic femininity. Today, the brand is a global life and style house with handbags, ready-to-wear, jewelry, footwear, gifts, home décor and more. Polished ease, thoughtful details and a modern, sophisticated use of color-Kate Spade New York's founding principles define a unique style synonymous with joy.

Kate Spade New York is part of the Tapestry portfolio - a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation, and inclusivity.

Job description

Assistant Designer, Mainline

Primary Purpose:

To conceptualize, create, and develop designs for Mainline tech accessories and supporting small leather goods.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in design to...

- support the design process from conception through production

- responsible for market / new innovations / trend research and the communication of design ideas

- provide recommendations regarding seasonal themes, edits to line, new concepts, etc.

- ensure that product is of high quality and consistent with market trends, as well as business strategy.

- work with pre-production partner for tech accessories and small leather goods to ensure design packages are complete and accurate.

- work collaboratively with the design team to design/spec tech accessories and small leather goods

- create highly detailed specs

- work with merchandising and sales teams and assist in determining sales need

- collaborate and develop close working relationships with tech design, merchandising, production, the CAD team, sourcing offices and vendors to ensure the quality, delivery and business practices are achieved and upheld.


- bachelors degree in a related field preferred but not required

- 1-2 years experience

- experience in Photoshop and Illustrator

- hand sketch.

- knowledge of raw materials, as well as, construction techniques.

- strong communication and organizational skills.

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