Designer Position – KERRI ROSENTHAL

Designer Position

Overview: 

This position will report to the Head Designer and work to help support our growing apparel and home collection. If you love to always be busy and work in a fun but face paced environment, this job is for you. Most important is that you are passionate about design and especially KR design. 

 

 Key Responsibilities

  • Assists in building the line from conceptual research, sketches to final samples
  • Assists in contributing to color palette and materials development for each collection
  • Participate in seasonal research for emerging trends and competitor analysis
  • Create flats in Adobe Illustrator
  • Create tech packs and BOMs following Product to Market Calendar to ensure that samples are produced and delivered on a timely basis
  • Manage all line sheets and updates through product life cycle
  • Prep files to pass off to vendors
  • Participate in fittings
  • Partner with technical design team in all aspect of development and fit to ensure all updates are properly related to vendors in a timely manner
  • Source materials, trim components, hardware, etc
  • Daily email communication with overseas partners and vendors, with strong follow up skills regarding the status of the product development
  • Strong organizational skills, with ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle tight deadlines, and prioritize workload as needed.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively and work well with others

Qualifications: 

  • 3-5 years of Design experience
  • Computer knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Excel
  • Solid understanding of design process
  • Knowledge of sweaters and woven construction a plus
  • Good design, trend and color sense
  • Knowledge of washing and garment dye techniques and able to communicate details accurately in tech packs
  • Ability to think three-dimensionally and visualize from swatch to body

This is a full-time in-house position at our headquarters in Westport, CT. Qualified applicants, please send your resume and portfolio to inquiry@kerrirosenthal.com