Job Details

Job title

Accessories Designer, Carolina Herrera

Location

New York, United States

Level

Manager

Function

Design (Garments & Accessories)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

·      Understand the Carolina Herrera aesthetic and translate it into appropriate product.

·        Responsible for entire product design process including market research, mood board creation, designing, sketching, specing and fit in collaboration with Creative Director.

·        Actively participates in the conceptual development of innovative and directional product lines (i.e., sells ideas/concepts and convinces others to adopt a course of action).

·        Provides recommendations regarding seasonal themes, edits to line, new concepts, etc.

·        Provides insight regarding style of product during presentation.

·        Ensures that product is consistent with market trends as well as business strategy; interprets international/domestic concepts and fashion trends as it relates to market demands, company image and business strategy.

·        Create hardware designs and specs.

·        Create Technical Packages for factories and Development Teams for initial lead constructions, 1st prototypes and 2nd prototypes

·        Communicate all Pre-Production corrections to the factories.

·        Recommends revisions/color ways.

·        Responsible for researching ideas of new leather/fabric development

·        Meets independently with vendors.

·        Identifies opportunities for process improvement.

The Ideal Candidate

·    Minimum 5 years of experience designing and developing leather goods and Accessories for global Luxury Brand

·        Expert design and conceptual skills.

·        Prolific designer.

·        Ability to set a creative tone and to inspire ideas/new concepts; ability to conceptually visualize and build a line.

·        Excellent sense of style and color.

·        In-depth knowledge of constructions, color ways, leather and trim.

·        Excellent organizational, time management, communication and presentation skills.

·        Design school training.

About Us

Carolina Herrera (www.carolinaherrera.com) is an international fashion house recognized for timeless elegance and refinement. Founded in 1981 by Carolina Herrera, the eponymous label produces numerous collections consisting of ready-to-wear and accessories for women, men and children, as well as bridal and fragrances available in 104 countries at 15,000 points of distribution including 103 CH Carolina Herrera and 4 Carolina Herrera New York retail locations. The collections reflect an effortless sophistication inherent in the iconic style of founder Carolina Herrera. Follow Carolina Herrera on facebook.com/carolinaherrerany, Instagram @houseofherrera and the newly launched blog www.carolinaherrerabride.com - the wedding destination from the ultimate tastemaker.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V