Production Designer at Retail Company in New York City, New York, United States —
- Retail Company
- New York City, New York, United States USA
- 3/26/20 2020-03-26
Job ID: 101184
Our client, a NYC-based luxury heritage brand is seeking a freelance Product Designer for Home, Gifts & Accessories to collaborate with other designers to create concepts for new collections. The ideal candidate will have previous product design experience within home furnishings, gifting, or tabletop.
The Freelance Designer - Home, Gifts & Accessories will serve as part of the creative design team for Gifts & Accessories
S/he will approach each project with an appreciation and respect for the history of the brand complimented by his/her ability to apply modern style to create sophisticated and beautiful designs.
Collaborate with the Design team to create refined products by applying his/her high taste-level that is commensurate with the luxury retail brand
S/he will support the Design team in the creation of designs during the exploration phase of new concept development and will also develop designs for specific strategic initiatives.
Bachelor of Fine Arts or Masters degree is required
Experience in home, gifts and accessories, drawing motifs on plates, vases, designing small silver gifts is required
Ability to employ a multi-faceted approach to the design process with an emphasis on sketching
Highly developed design skills with a strong understanding of luxury retail
An elevated taste level, refined aesthetic and demonstrated understanding of fashion is required
Must have a demonstrated ability to apply research and think in an unconventional way while valuing a collaborative process
Ability to sketch technical designs preferred
Manufacturing knowledge of jewelry techniques is preferred
Must be self-motivated, proactive, team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills
A global perspective is also required
Rhino 3D and CAD capabilities required