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Design Assistant, Polo Footwear

Ralph Lauren
New York, New York, United States
Closing date
25 Mar 2023

Job Details

Company Description
Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview
Assisting the Polo Womens footwear team

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Responsible for assisting the team in creating seasonal concept boards, sketching, presentation set up, detailing of product, communication with merchandising and product development team
* Keen awareness of fashion and footwear market trends
* Strong knowledge of heritage footwear brands and footwear history
* Daily organization and must be able to keep accurate notes of meetings and product changes

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

* Good organizational skills
* Ability to respond quickly to multiple projects with strong time management
* Ability to work well with multiple team members and manage multiple tasks
* Creative Skills: excellent Hand sketching and rendering, fashion illustration, hardware sketching
• Computer Skills: Expert knowledge in Adobe Photoshop CS3, Adobe Illustrator CS3, Excel, graphic design
• Good ability to make researches, create inspirational boards, concepts and storytelling #LI-CE1


Ralph Lauren, whose name is synonymous with American lifestyle, timeless design and impeccable quality, is a cultural icon who has built the Ralph Lauren Corporation into one of the most successful companies in the world. As the first designer to produce a complete lifestyle vision, Mr. Lauren created a global brand exemplified by style, sophistication and the utmost attention to detail. Today, the Company is a leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances.

Since 1967, Ralph Lauren has cultivated the iconography of America, as well as that of Europe and the exotic themes of other cultures, redefining a style of luxury that is recognized and coveted around the world. “I have always had a clear vision,” he said. “I wanted to develop quality products and create a whole world around that. It means taking risks, going with what you feel, but never losing sight of your vision and conviction.”

At Ralph Lauren, we like to inspire—and to be inspired. Our teams are dynamic, collaborative and innovative—and we are always looking to build them with the strongest, most inspiring people in the world.

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United States

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