Assistant Product Designer- Wallflowers

L BRANDS
Reynoldsburg, OH, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full time

Job description

Individual contributor rsponsible for assisting with the creation of commercially viable Artwork/ Designs across collections. Coordinate and deliver brand -right designs that tie back to the overall concept and business strategy, encompassing style, color, illustration/print for new/existing product lines. Applies a solid working knowledge of fashion/decor trends and consumer needs to product designs. Work may involve, sketching, 3D modeling, reworking designs, color adjustments, resizing design elements and eliminating any inconsistencies. The Assistant Designer will be involved in the project from start to finish and will work closely as part of a creative team to ensure that the product design meets the needs any brand guidelines. Applies a solid working knowledge of the design process and the requirements for producing finalized artwork and design extensions. Demonstrates a passion for the brand, inspires individuals and relies on limited experience to plan and accomplish goals.

Specifically, this position will:

- Responsible for completion of spec and passing completed spec to Production teams

- Supports product design projects with guided direction, assists in developing pre-production samples

- Supports back-End Process with legal reviews, Production Turn Overs, Submission reviews, Mechanical reviews, press approvals, maintain server organization

- Work closely with and support the creative team to follow designs and artwork from their conception to final sign-off

- Assist in conceptualizing multiple creative solutions to address project strategies with multiple design options within the cost parameters

- Assists to drive the creative process to prototype level for category

- Assists in partnering with Merchant and Product Development teams to ensure the alignment of the designs during the product development process

- Assist in creating products, which represent the BBW brand strategy from a seasonal perspective

- Correct and format documents before they're sent to partners

- Ensure artwork is consistent, accurate and follows any brand guidelines

- Set up, manage and archive accurate artwork files and supply to relevant stakeholders

- Adapt existing artwork to alternative layouts and/or formats

Profile

- 1-3 years of experience in product development or design

- Drawing and computer illustration skills; curate and create corporate Artwork across a range of formats using Adobe Creative Cloud and programs such as Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator

- Strong sense of design and color plus demonstrated expertise in hard goods and soft goods

- High level execution, organization and design skills with a methodical approach to work and meticulous attention to detail the ability to work to deadlines

- Strong fashion sense with ability to translate into product assortment; bility to communicate and articulate trends

- Communication skills to engage with designers, printers, and to provide progress updates at every stage of the design and artwork process

- Self-motivation and the ability to work on multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment

- Problem-solving skills and the ability to know when to ask for help

- Proven ability to take instructions and follow direction from other professionals such as designers

- Experience with archiving images and artwork

- Understanding of customer-specific product issues

- Understanding of fabrication and material costs a plus

- 3D Modeling using Zbrush

- Jewlery design background a plus

Bachelors or equivalent education or experience preferred

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