Designer- Various Openings Available (Home and Apparel)

Earthbound
United States
Posted 2 days ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion

Earthbound is in the process of growing our teams of designers. We are anticipating new roles in both the home (soft and hard) and apparel and accessories space across many levels from Assistant Designer to Senior Designer. If you're interested in being considered, please submit your resume and portfolio and be sure to specify your area of expertise so we can direct you to the right team!

About Us:

Earthbound is a leading product design, licensing and brand growth company that expands the reach of brands in the market on a global scale. With 20 years of expertise in retail licensing, product development, and product design, Earthbound augments brand potential by offering unprecedented growth for powerhouse brands. For more information, please visit www.earthboundbrands.com.

About You:

  • Are passionate about design, style, and fashion
  • Love to work collaboratively in a group and have an innate willingness to dig in and contribute with your team.
  • Are driven and motivated by the possibilities ahead.
  • Think innovation is critical in a business environment and support others in creative thinking.
  • Pride yourself on the quality of work and are a stickler for the details

Overview of Position:

Designers at Earthbound work on a specific brand and category or set of categories in the soft home, hard home, apparel, or accessories space. They are responsible to design and develop inspiring and innovative pieces for their category with accuracy and aesthetic integrity of the brand. Under the leadership of a Design Director, they own the development process for each product from sketch to approval.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Brand Design Director, translate trends and concepts into designs that respond to business needs for the relevant product category.
  • Ability to flat sketch and render technical illustrations using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, 3D modeling where applicable.
  • Assist with the preparation of presentation boards for meetings by preparing boards, sketches, etc.
  • Support all aspects of board creation and presentation.
  • Work with Design to develop and track all materials and components through approval.
  • Research and develop all materials trends, apply the trend to our designs and follow up on color and delivery with designated materials sourced.
  • Research trend and perform comp research to provide innovative ideas for design direction
  • Review samples and share feedback with suppliers or product development team.
  • Maintaining physical and digital sample libraries
  • Maintain product development logs, line sheets, binders, inspiration & product samples and mood boards.
  • Demonstrate creativity with understanding of brand aesthetic.
  • Provide support from concept to design in all steps of design process.
  • Meet all deadlines in adherence to the seasonal design calendar.
  • Provide design support to supervisors, as needed.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications and Requirements-- years of experience will vary based on level.

  • Experience in a Design role
  • Understanding of design and color sense and product knowledge.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and other Design specific applications (Ex. NEDGraphics, Solidworks)
  • Ability to design and sketch Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills.
  • Strong ability to thrive in a collaborative environment.
  • Organized and detailed oriented
  • Self-motivated team player
  • COVID-19 Vaccination

Compensation commensurate with experience.

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