Associate Designer Fossil Leathers

Fossil Group, Inc.
Richardson, TX, USA
Posted 7 hours ago
Full timeManufacturing,Retail Luxury Goods and Jewelry

Who We Are

At Fossil, we dare to dream, disrupt, and deliver in a better way. Our goal is simple - bring innovation, style, and connectivity to an industry ripe for change. Fossil is on a mission to revamp the way fashion accessories are done. We are committed to creating great watches, jewelry, handbags, small leather goods and wearables by investing in technology and long-term value creation. With our diverse portfolio of proprietary and licensed brands, along with department stores, specialty stores, eCommerce websites, and company-owned and operated retail stores, we are building a leading fashion- and tech-forward accessories company. Are you in?

Make an Impact

Responsibilities

In this role, the Associate Leather Designer will be responsible to successfully accomplish the following

Fossil is looking for an inspired, dedicated, and collaborative Associate Leather Designer to join our Fossil leathers team and be part of our in-house design community.

  • Collaborate with the Leather Design Team, Product Development, and Merchandising teams to develop line direction for seasonal needs of the Fossil leathers business
  • Participate in an environment that encourages innovation, creativity, and research while maintaining Fossil brand integrity and awareness of competitor threats and overall development direction
  • Clearly and professionally present ideas to the team, Creative Director, and Merchandising team representing the Leathers’ line
  • Apply detail to designs that resonates with Fossil’s aesthetic
  • Prioritize and troubleshoot from initial concept stage through production according to the product development timeline
  • Stay on top of trends through shopping and research to educate others on new trend development
  • Work closely with PD to ensure project accuracy and pricing expectations

Your Skills

  • 2 - 5 years’ experience in leather design and accessory construction
  • Hand sketching skills highly preferred
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work in a team oriented, highly collaborative environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work in very fast paced environment
  • Organizational and time management skills required
  • Embodies all for one mentality
  • Experience in using PLM systems
  • Packaging design experience or interest
  • Strong eye for color and very detail oriented

The Perks

Benefits are dependent on working hours, position and may vary by location, but here are some of the benefits you may enjoy:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • Retirement Savings Plan + Company Matching
  • Paid Time Off and Volunteer Time Off

Accommodations Statement

At Fossil, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in all employment practices without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability or any other legally protected status. Anyone requiring special accommodations to our normal application process please email [email protected] and we will assist you.

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