Assistant Designer Job Description Sample
Supports Design leaders in designing an assortment that is relevant to brand position and target customer
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESproduct design support
Builds, creates and updates tech packs, trim sheets and design packages; ensures information is accurately entered into PLM. Reviews with Designer/Sr Designer
Supports in meeting preparation and breakdown including room set up, samples, reports, creating boards and line sheets
Compiles market and trend research to review with Designer/Sr Designer, to gain understanding of the brand they support, drive innovation and stay current on the competition
Completes pre-packages as a part of the research and development process for the Designer/Sr Designer they support
- Familiarity and moderate proficiency with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Ned Graphics, Kaledo or related program
Bachelor's degree in Fashion Design or related field
Previous Retail experience
Previous experience in design or product accessory business and the competitive landscape
- May have limited domestic travel
This describes general information about the position however should not be considered comprehensive. Our company reserves the right to modify job duties or descriptions at any time. This is not an employment contract.
Requisition Number: RJ-12917
Area of Interest: Product Development - Design
Position Type: Full-time
Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.
About the Team
The Rejuvenation design team consists of highly creative, collaborative and technical thinkers. As part of the team you'll bring your ideas to the discussion. Our role is to create both practical and innovation products with a story to tell.
About the Role
As an Assistant Designer your efforts will be to support the design staff, creating and developing high quality, beautiful, functional items across multiple categories. Each season you will work closely with the Designers to translate concepts into designs that respond to business needs for the relevant product categories. You will be working with a range of designers in categories from Lighting and Furniture to Hardware and Accessories.
Assist design staff in creating technical specifications for vendors to follow for quoting and development
Assist design staff in creating comments sheets for developments
Work directly with global offices/vendors and domestic partners to produce designs
Organize and maintain swatch library and finish developments
Update and maintain design development tracker
Work closely with cross functional teams
Participate in product development meetings
Develop and communicate ideas clearly and efficiently
Gather market research and follow design trends
Present product and concept ideas to design, merchandising and sourcing teams
Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
A technologically and data-driven business
Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
We get to be creative on a daily basis
A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
We have fun!
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
We're excited about you because you...
Have a minimum of 1-year experience in product design (in hard goods development areas), preferably lighting and/or furniture
Possess strong design and product development skills.
Are proficient at producing technical drawings.
Have experience using Inventor, Sketch-Up, Rhino and/or Adobe Suites
Are collaborative and passionate about design
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with a broad range of personalities (internal and external to the company)
Are a highly motivated, collaborative individual who demonstrates excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Williams-Sonoma Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Global Business Acumen -- Understand the complexity of business on a global scale. Embrace cultural and individual differences with empathy. Work with the nuances of specific local cultures to make informed decisions.
Strategic and Analytical Capability -- Ability to think globally, strategically, and objectively. Effectively translates data into actionable insights, strategies and financial plans.
Leading Teams -- Attracts, develops and motives the talent needed for current and future business requirements. Articulates an inspiring vision for the future, establishes high performance expectations and sets example through own behavior. Ensures alignment of individual goals with overall business objectives. Coaches team members to success and holds individuals accountable for achieving results.
Drive for Results -- Credibility earned through delivering results. Balances urgent and effective action, commitment to excellence, taking initiative to resolve problems and work quality. Demonstrates high initiative and provides leadership in a project-oriented environment.
Effective Communication -- Communicates clearly and effectively with associates at all levels, board members, external partners and customers. Strong verbal and written presentation skills including the ability to communicate complex ideas in a simple way and to tailor key messages and presentation style to multiple audiences.
Influence and Collaboration -- Builds and sustains collaborative relationships at multiple levels in the company. Able to work through complex disagreements and conflict to achieve resolution. Builds trust by including others and by keeping the cross-functional teams focused on the success of the entire company.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.
Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Job Segment: Merchandising, Market Research, Retail, Marketing
Assists the Design team through all phases of seasonal development. Communicates and partners with overseas vendors and internal cross functional team members through all development stages.
Communicates with domestic and overseas vendors to ensure that all requests, changes, updates, etc. are handled in a quick, concise and thoughtful manner.
Researches, develops, tracks and approves all design trim for each collection within a season.
Sketches all seasonal design in Adobe Illustrator, enters all style information into PLM and make revisions and corrections when necessary
Communicates seasonal brand right trend ideas through market shopping, internet and print media research.
Organizes all style and trim information for reference and easy access.
Photoshop and Web PDM or equivalent helpful
Basic patternmaking and garment construction
Basic knowledge of fabric qualities for the garment industry
Works well with others
Knowledge and experience at a level normally acquired through the completion of a Bachelor's Degree and
2 + years of related experience.
The Kasper Group is an apparel industry leader, offering women wardrobe solutions for their wear-to-work and special occasion dressing needs. Driven by excellence and exceptional talent, The Kasper Group has remained a forerunner in fashion for over 30 years. We are committed to delivering iconic brands (Kasper, Anne Klein, LeSuit), relevant fashions and trusted, quality products to our consumers. So be a part of the exceptional talent! We currently have an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Designer. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Perform the administrative tasks necessary to execute the design process
Perform various tasks on PLM as needed
Create Illustrator flats
Assist with trim approvals
Prepare sketch charts
Create knit and sweater proto specs
Create woven design sheets and trim sheets
Maintain color library and the sending of color standards to HK office and agents
Create new bodies and trims in keeping with brand esthetic
Maintain daily working relationships with all design, production, sales, and tech design departments
Work with art department on creating print layouts, pitching artwork, and sending to factories
Communicate with local trim and fabric vendors
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications (especially in Excel), Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
Ability to learn new computer systems; knowledge of PLM a plus
Excellent follow-up skills and ability to meet deadlines
Being able to work part of a team; leadership skills a plus
Must be flexible and a multitasker in a fast paced environment
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Assistant Designer - Tbd
We are a specialty retailer offering the very best of what’s next in fashion for men, women and children since 1901.
WHAT’S IN A NAME? EVERYTHING.
We don't just sell cutting-edge fashion and accessories, we create it. Our talented fashion design team — the Nordstrom Product Group — develops, designs, produces and sources 50-plus private Nordstrom labels. From traditional to trendy, this team is shaping the styles and looks our customer love.
The ideal assistant designer is motivated, results oriented and committed to supporting brand strategies.
Assist the Design team to prep for key milestones.
Assist Design Director with buy meeting prep.
Plan, facilitate and/or execute assigned design projects.
Support the Design Director with preparation of the trend report.
Collaborate with design team and cross-divisional partners.
Research trends and competitive brands. Key Qualifications
Bachelor's or Associates degree in Design.
Strong college portfolio and/or CV resume.
Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to hand-sketch.
Proficiency in MS Office suite and Adobe CS.
Ability to work independently or as a team.
Strong time management and multi-tasking skill.
Enthusiasm for Nordstrom culture and growth opportunity in a corporate environment
Ability to quickly adapt to new technology and systems.
We’ve got you covered…
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision and dental coverage, a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan, a profit-sharing plan and much more.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work employees can expect within this particular job classification. It is certainly not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for this job.
Online Presence Assistant And Graphic Designer
Online Presence Assistant and Graphic Designer
Assist on our marketing team to establish clear, professional, and compelling campaigns that increase our visibility, drives sales and company growth.
2 years of experience in graphic design and online marketing campaign management. Education or experience may substitute one for the other.
Portfolio. Upload or include URLs to your portfolio. Should include own personal photography, graphic design, writing sample, any presentations to past clients, and website development examples.
Reports to our marketing director.
Enhance and maintain our web presence.
Update our existing Joomla and Wordpress websites.
Assist with MailChimp email flyers and campaigns.
Assist in refining or managing branding.
Assist in building newsletter subscribers.
Create print and online ads.
Work on online ad campaigns.
Understand our product line, best sellers, and high-profit sellers.
Professionally photograph products and processes for promotional materials.
Edit pictures of our products for better presentation.
Build and manage on-site and off-site SEO campaign.
Track success in varying marketing channels. Modify campaigns accordingly.
Social media management, including optimizing effectiveness of social media network pages.
Assist in creating presentations, brochures, and sample packages for our sales staff to use with clients.
Required Skills / Experience:
Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Flash.
Demonstrated capability in B2B-marketing strategies, Internet marketing campaigns, and social media marketing.
Front-end development with Wordpress, Joomla or other CMS.
Understanding of up-to-date SEO and SMM tactics.
Knowledgable of sales models, the website conversion funnel.
Experience delivering aesthetically beautiful and professional content.
Exceptional writing skill.
Dependable, able to meet deadlines, and follow through with commitments.
Sense of urgency.
Interior design experience
Videography experience; Video Production or Commercial Production Experience
Video Production Software Knowledge such as iMovie, Adobe Premier Pro, Avid or Final Cut Pro.
Corporate Office in Salt Lake, Utah
Flexible during our open hours: 8-6 Monday-Friday, 9-4 Saturday. We can work around your schedule for personal, family, or school needs.
Two Weeks PTO / Yr. after trial period
Build lasting relationships! American Stone is a local family-owned landscape and building stone retailer.
Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster. Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
Software Knowledge Preferred:
Able to sit for up to 8 hours per day.
Pre-employment Drug Screening.
Assistant Mechanical Designer
An Assistant Mechanical Designer is responsible for completing a design package once the Project Designer has designed it.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
Generates parts and assembly detail drawings of fabricated parts for a machine package, that correspond with mating parts as they are shown on the assembly drawing, either by locating them in database, by modifying an existing database drawing or by creating a new drawing.
Produces detail drawings consistent with Douglas Machine Naming Convention Standards, Engineering Standards and ASME Standards.
Creates Bill of Materials for each section of a machine package they are assigned, checks all Bill of Materials against database for proper material and finish.
Accurately estimate work to maintain machine schedules.
Reviews and understands the mechanical portion of the machine specification sheet.
Reviews the production schedules for all the projects they are involved in, in order to maintain an overview of the progress of any given machine and ensure schedules are followed.
Creates the frame drawings for all machines assigned to his/her design team.
May be required to do some design work.
Oversees and checks the work of Detailer's assigned to his/her design team.
May fill in for a Designer during short absences.
Creates Bill of Material requests, cover page, and title page for each print package.
Performs research when needed to ensure components are accurately sized.
Completes the machine history report.
Completes a request form for price and delivery on new purchase components.
Completes a request form for a computer number for new components.
Understands and follows the progress of their projects through until machine shipment.
Utilizes a basic understanding of Geometric Tolerance, Machining and Welding processes in the creation of detail drawings.
Resolves problems and/or questions regarding detail drawings in Machine Shop or Assembly.
Initiates the EC process at the machine location in the Assembly Department.
Documents any ECRs and corrections to a machine package, updates assembly drawings, and Bill of Materials to reflect the corrections.
Notifies the ECR specialist of any changes to database drawings.
May be required to represent the Mechanical Engineering Department as a SME (subject Matter Expert) in regards to product lines, purchased components, and/or selected procedures.
Responsible for complying with all safety policies and procedures.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The Assistant Designer must have a two-year vocational/technical education in mechanical drafting and design. He/she must also have a minimum of two years of experience in a related field. He/she must be able to utilize the AS/400 computer, standard office software, and be proficient in the use of the CAD system.
Assistant Designer - Jewelry
Lucky Brand is true blue American. Born and bred in Los Angeles, Lucky shipped its first pair of vintage-inspired jeans in 1990 and quickly became known as a pioneer and innovator in the world of modern denim. Synonymous with the easy Southern California lifestyle and the fearless American spirit, Lucky Brand creates great fitting, good quality, distinctively Lucky jeans and fashion that works with the American lifestyle. Our collections are carried at better department and specialty stores and over 200 of our company-owned stores across the U.S.A., as well as online at LuckyBrand.com. Rooted in Americana, Lucky Brand is inspired by active Californian types like surfers, cowboys, artists, musicians, and photographers, as well as anyone who embodies our fun-loving, friendly vibe.
The Assistant Designer will support the design team with tasks required to execute product line, this will include, but not limited to:
Create, maintain and update all tech packs
Build line sheets
Create and update CAD dolls
Clean rough sketches from Designers
Track and update SRS; communicate with sample coordinator
Communicate status of samples to merchandising
Communicate with domestic and overseas offices regarding production issues (includes: tracking status, color comments, strike offs)
Create and maintain thumbnails
File and maintain design library
Pack and Ship DHL for Accessory Team
1-2 years experience in Jewelry Design or Internship position
Degree in Apparel or Fashion (2-4 year program), Jewelry/Accessories experience preferred
Experience with CAD, Photoshop and Microsoft Office Programs
Flat sketching skills a plus
Re-coloring and basic construction knowledge
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Effective time management and ability to stay organized
Able to adapt to a fast pace ever changing environment
Collaborative team player
Sense of urgency
Assistant Vice President- Dashboard/Web Designer - Citi Realty Services
GSO provides strategic and tactical management of the Support Function groups to provide support for Global CRS activities through:
Management of Global Services including: training, communication, process mapping, budgeting and web design
Management of Global CRS Technology platform
Data Compliance & Reporting metrics
Global Resource Strategy support and monitoring
The Web/Visual Designer role supports the Citi Realty Services division through the management of the GSO web presence and documenting technical| business process and modelling. The successful candidate will:
Create and maintain the GSO web presence and provide advice to the wider Global Operations team.
Document all new business and technical processes managed by GSO.
Actively monitor and continually improve all GSO SharePoint, websites and collaborate pages.
Design, organize and manage the GSO web presence including SharePoint pages, websites and collaborate.
Design, organize and layout GSO web presence with the end user mindset to ensure intuitive for users.
Become an expert on Citi branding guidelines but willing to take risks on your design.
Responsible for the content management of all GSO sites and web updates.
Conduct focus groups and other analysis to understand how users are actively using GSO managed websites, collaborate and SharePoint.
Apply google analytics or another reporting engine to analyze site activity and traffic
Document, analyze and model all new business and system processes
Review existing business processes, document changes and identify improvement opportunities.
Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines under pressure, and defend your design choices to stakeholders, including those at the executive level, but be open and respectful regarding their decisions and recommendations
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Detailed oriented with good organizational skills
Ability to follow items through entire life cycle to ensure completeness.
Bachelor degree (or equivalent professional and/or academic training).
Ability to work extended working hours due to time zones
5-8 years of work related experience
Basic Citi Collaborate | Jive platform skills
Advanced Microsoft SharePoint Development Skills.
Knowledge of Citi Business and Systems a plus.
Knowledge of Corporate Real Estate a plus.
Adaptability to incorporate the latest technology trends and advances
Good communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills
Strong Organizational and Time Management Skills
Strong Documentation Skills
Strong Use of Visio, Excel, Access, and other Microsoft tool
Creative and Imaginative Thinking
Ability to work flexibly in a fast-paced environment while balancing short-term deadlines & conflicting priorities.
Commitment to accuracy, quality, standardization, simplified user experience, and adherence to process and compliance guidelines.
Strong technical aptitude.
Willingness to take ownership of requests and initiative to work independently
Assistant Graphic Designer
Penn Medicine is looking for an Assistant Graphic Designer! The Assistant Graphic Designer supports the Director of Creative Services and Associate Director by representing the organization's strategies in a visually appropriate manner, reinforcing the Penn Medicine brand and supporting initiatives with the goal of increasing patient volumes and achieving service line specific objectives.
He/she provides designs that achieve goals, delivers on all stages of a project, and works in any medium necessary to support strategies. Works under close management of the Associate Director. KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY • STRATEGICALLY DESIGNED COLLATERAL The Assistant Graphic Designer is responsible for following art direction and providing the most appropriate and strategically designed collateral based on project scope and need.
This designer will carry a project through from initial concept to completion while managing print/digital production and adhering to budget and deadlines. He/she also possesses communication skills and a mastery of self-management. Through creative ideas and thoughtful actions, this designer also perpetuates the high level of quality service provided by the Division of Creative Services. • ORGANIZATION AND AFFILIATE BRANDING.
The Assistant Graphic Designer has an understanding of the Penn Medicine and affiliate brands and serves as an advocate by reinforcing the brand to all audiences. He/she understands the guidelines in the organization's brand manual and upholds the branding standards as needed on behalf of the Division of Creative Services. • PRINT PRODUCTION. The Assistant Graphic Designer has a working knowledge of print production and possesses the skills to manage the print process from quoting through to completion. This includes selecting appropriate vendors as per project needs, negotiating with vendors, resolving problems at or after production/print stage, meeting budget and timing demands and maintaining a positive, professional relationship with organization vendors.
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