Senior Designer, Print-novelty & Graphics

Tapestry

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Job title

Senior Designer, Print-novelty & Graphics, Tapestry

Location

New York US-NY, United States

Level

Director / VP / President

Function

Creative (Graphics, Images, VM etc)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

Job title:           Senior Designer, Novelty & Graphics

Department:    Design

Report to:       VP of Art Department                          

Crisp color, graphic prints and playful sophistication are the hallmarks of kate spade new york. From handbags to clothing and décor, our exuberant approach to the everyday encourages personal style with a dash of incandescent charm. We call it living colorfully.  

A member of the Tapestry family, we are part of a global house of brands that has unwavering optimism and is committed to being innovative and wholly inclusive.  

Essential duties and responsibilities to include but not be limited to:

- Design and art direct graphics and illustrations for all product categories, including apparel, handbags, scarves, and jewelry.

- Partner on concept ideation of seasonal assortments

- Contribute to conceptual direction and lead graphics team in the design process each season

- Manage project communications and lead cross-functional relationships to ensure that our brand's graphic language is consistent and appropriate throughout all product channels.

- Manage and develop a team of graphic designers 

The Ideal Candidate

Education and experience required:

qualifications:

- Strong design skills and aesthetic

- Highly creative

- Excellent typography skills

- Illustration skills a plus

- Strong execution and project management

- Confident presentation and communication skills

- Mac proficiency

- Expert level in Adobe CS applications: indesign, photoshop, illustrator)

- Product design experience is a plus

- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and remain flexible

- Ability to lead and inspire team members

- Detail oriented and organized

education and/or experience: 

- bachelors degree in communication design or similar

- 7+ years of experience

Kate Spade is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. *LI-DC Visit Kate Spade at www.katespade.com.

kate spade new york is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. all employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. these decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. visit kate spade new york at www.katespade.com.

About Us

since our launch in 1993 with a collection of six essential handbags, kate spade new york has always stood for optimistic femininity. today, our brand is a global life and style house with handbags, ready-to-wear, jewelry, footwear, gifts, home décor and more. polished ease, thoughtful details and a modern, sophisticated use of color—kate spade new york’s founding principles define a unique style synonymous with joy. under the vision of creative director nicola glass, we continue to celebrate confident women with a youthful spirit.

kate spade new york is part of the tapestry house of brands.

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