Accessories Design Director

Recruiter
Dion Lee
Location
New York, United States
Posted
12 Jul 2021
Closes
12 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role Overview:

DION LEE is looking for an innovative Accessories Design Director to join the New York based design team.

Reporting to the Creative Director and based in the New York Office, this role will drive, contribute and support the delivery of DION LEE seasonal accessory collections.

The ideal candidate will have an exceptional design vision with a strong experience and understanding of Leather-Goods, Footwear, Jewelry, and other potential Lifestyle Categories.

Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee and manage the entire accessories category design process, from concept inception, finalisation and hand over to production 
  • Extensively research creative ideas, newness and innovations      
  • Develop design concepts and ideas through research, vintage sourcing, fabric and textile manipulation and other relevant tactile experiments    
  • Finalise sketches with Creative Director in a timely manner to ensure a consistent work flow in the design room   
  • Collaborate with the Creative Director and Sales department to select fabrics and trims relevant to design brief and line plan      
  • Manage department consultants; PD and design assistants.
  • Please include your portfolio with your CV. 
  • Short listed applicants will be required to submit a design project as part of the interview process

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