Assistant Designer - Wrangler Special Projects

Kontoor Brands, Inc.
High Point, NC, USA
Posted 1 day ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion
Job Description

Kontoor Brands, Inc. (KTB) is a global lifestyle apparel company with a portfolio of some of the world’s most iconic denim brands: Wrangler®, Lee® and Rock & Republic®. We design, manufacture and distribute superior high-quality products that look good, fit right, and are crafted with sensitivity to our planet to give people around the world the freedom and confidence to express themselves.

Our global community of more than 15,000 employees fosters a culture of integrity, collaboration, performance and entrepreneurial spirit. We are looking for inclusive, humble, creative and forward-looking employees with a passion for creating innovative apparel products, accessories, and solutions that are both meaningful and purposeful for consumers and employees.

Design Specialist: Become the Newest Member of Kontoor Brands

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist Design team in the development and design of seasonal product lines and special projects.  This includes designing and developing product line to include fabric, and overall style details to visual execution.  This includes entering and tracking all virtual and physical prototypes.
  • Responsible for building visual line plan under design’s guidance.  Support team in creating illustrator design files, line art for line reviews.
  • Responsible for all CAD work to present the line to accounts.  Manages distribution and execution of all seasonal and carry over CAD files.  Photoshop is required.
  • Organizes and assist product development team on fit protos and fit sessions.
  • Develops and track trim library.
  • Communicates all key product details to merchandising team for sell in purposes and execution.
  • Prepare and prep product line for account meetings

Skills For Success

  • Good Illustration skills and color sense preferred
  • Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop experience required
  • Familiarity with Lotta – preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and email applications
  • Ability to think creatively, focus on details, and a commitment to quality of work
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong multi-tasking capabilities

Experience/Education

Years of Related Professional Experience: One year professional experience and/or training in apparel

Educational/Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in apparel design, Art, graphics or equivalent combination of experience preferred

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