Product Designer

Recruiter
Stòffa
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
27 Apr 2022
Closes
27 May 2022
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About Stòffa

Stòffa is changing the way clothing is consumed by championing a shift away from excess and toward quality, sustainability, and individuality. Dedicated to thoughtful design, responsible production, and gracious presentation, we’re leveraging made-to-measure to make ‘buy less but better’ a real option for clients. We craft lasting, personal pieces that wear well and age gracefully, and deliver them through an intimate client experience geared toward building succinct, harmonious wardrobes.

Founded in 2014, Stòffa offers made-to-order clothing over five categories and a range of limited-edition accessories sold online and through our network of showrooms and trunk shows. Our mission is to create and inspire a better model for both producing and consuming clothes.

Role: Product Designer

 

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an associate designer to join our team. You will have the opportunity to be part of the product development team of an innovative and nurturing brand.

The ideal candidate will be skilled in drawing and have a passion for fabric design and product development. Working with the product development teams in New York and Italy, the candidate will be involved in the concept and design phase of all Stòffa products. This role requires focus, deep collaboration, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Study, research, and document various fabric explorations for application across various products.
  • Digitally illustrate new fabric and product design ideas.
  • Maintain sampling plan and tech design sheets for all products.
  • Collaborate with the production teams in Italy to continually refine existing products.
  • Organize and maintain the product design archive.
  • Work with the marketing and styling team on collections plans and launch strategies.
  • Assist on all product collaborations.

 

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Skilled in graphic design with rigor for illustration and color study. 
  • Process focused, with a strong understanding of holistic design thinking 
  • Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Suite, especially Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
  • Portfolio demonstrating illustration and documentation skills.
  • An interest in product, fabric and industrial design and the ability to express it through subtle nuances and tones.                       
  • Ability to put the project’s vision above personal taste to truly collaborate and execute the project’s message.
  • Ability to converse in Italian would be beneficial for this role.

 

 Characteristics Required

  • Creative, with strong visual skills and new ideas.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral.
  • A highly organized individual who can handle multiple tasks at once.
  • Collaborative, adaptable and ready to respond to questions with a sense of urgency.
  • Confident and willing to brainstorm and share new ideas.
  • Passion for a holistic product design and re-imagining the role of design and products in our world.
  • Desire to work within a start-up environment and being part of a growing team  
  • A keen interest in sustainable and conscious design.                    

 

Please email careers@stoffa.co with your letter of interest, CV and portfolio.

 

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