Associate Designer / Designer

Employer
Ronny Kobo
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Closing date
2 Mar 2024

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Function
Design - Garments & Accessories
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Global brand Ronny Kobo is best known for its standout prints, upscale versatility, & timeless silhouettes. The collection is conceptualized and crafted to perfection, with each piece lending a bit of edge to a high-fashion world and redefining the modern woman. While consistently mastering the delicate balance of trendy and timeless, the brand continues to display ingenuity and excellence season after season. A-list celebrities, top-notch influencers, and high-powered executives alike regularly rock Ronny Kobo & have integrated the brand into their glamorous wardrobes. The brand's innovative founder, none other than Ronny Kobo, is a seasoned expert and entrepreneur in the fashion industry. She boldly started off her career by founding her own line of accessories and ultimately launched the trendsetting apparel brand Torn by Ronny Kobo in 2009. Additionally, she held a seat on the board of the prestigious Christie’s Auction House. After procuring a cult following on social media, Kobo has now become the go-to designer for globe-trotting women who want in on the it-girl wardrobe and lifestyle. ‍ Originally from Tel Aviv and raised in Hong Kong, Ronny’s international upbringing exposed her to universal fashion influences at a young age. Her innate interest in fine art, travel and culture eventually led her to New York City, where she graduated with a Master's degree from NYU. The soulful designer speaks English, Hebrew and Spanish, and continues to explore new destinations and garner unique inspiration for her namesake brand. ‍ The coveted Ronny Kobo collection is available in department stores and luxe boutiques worldwide. “The woman I design for is confident, worldly and sexy with a fabulous sense of humor and imagination.” -Ronny Kobo

 

Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of experience in design (ideally contemporary or luxury) Strong understanding of design process from development to sample Understanding of construction in wovens and cut&sew catagories Strong sketching and cadding ability A deep understanding for the Ronny Kobo brand esthetic Up to date on seasonal trends and brand knowledge Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and or Procreate as sketching/cadding tools Extremely organized and able to work in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment Strong creative drive and able to interpret seasonal concept into designs Excellent communication skills both with in teams cross functionally and overseas Ability to practice time management skills and preforming under tight deadlines and managing multiple priorities Ability to be in office 5 days a week, with one seasonal creative weekend

 

Responsibilities:

  • Sketching and cadding all styles and keeping them up to date in linesheets Owning linesheets/keeping them updated and organized from when the collection/styles are first developed and continuing when it evolves through the season.  Linesheet must always be correct as it is the most important tool in the collection Assisting in creating final linesheets as team moves into market Creatively brainstorming / sketching new styles for each season while keeping in mind the Ronny Kobo customer and seasonal concepts Be present for development fittings and collaborate with the rest of the team on styles from original concept through SMS stage Help with BOMs and Tech packs as needed Partner with cross functional teams sales, production, product development, and marketing as needed Present in all photoshoots working with the design team to execute every shoot with success Assisting the team as we move into market with all needs to wrap up the collection Collaborating with team to take part in needed follow up with internal and external partners to make sure all deadlines are met and we remain on development calendar and sku plan.

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