Posted July 28, 2016 by Mark Esslinger
At Movado Group, we are committed to building the strongest brands in the industry – and we are passionate about what we do. Our people are fueled by a creative spirit and a drive for excellence that are reflected in every aspect of our business. We offer the watch industry a compelling strategic vision and track record of sustained growth – and we offer our employees unparalleled opportunities for career advancement. We invite you to come share in our success.
Work within the Product Design and Manufacturing department in collaboration with the Creative Executive or Design Manager to initiate and develop concepts each season that are fashion driven and reflective of the creative vision and Brand aesthetic. Work with the Vice President of Design and the Design team to conceptualize and design watch collections that are in keeping with the brand DNA and uphold Brand design integrity, high quality execution and timeliness throughout the entire creative process. Adhere to Brand standards and upkeep to create and present designs that are innovative and fit within the line plan and design and cost parameters. Oversee and create accurate spec packs under the general direction and approval of the Senior Designer.
Develop a deep understanding of the brand DNA and create line extensions in accordance with the brand aesthetic. Partner with the Vice President of Design and the Design team to apply seasonal concept materials and color palettes for collections. Provide updates to Quickbase and ensure project updates are completed and within deadlines under direction and approval of the Senior Manager. Use Illustrator, SharePoint and 3D to perform duties. Partner cross-functionally, with brand, merchandisers, product development and design teams and participate in meetings with these partners. Present design concepts to internal partners. Build and maintain good working relationships with internal and external customers.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Industrial Design, Fashion Design, or a related field
- 3 years of experience in the position offered or related position, including 3 years of experience with:
— Sketching and free hand drawing and rendering skills;
— 2-D programs including Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint, InDesign, and 3-D software programs including Solidworks;
— Technical watch construction;
— Professional watch design in both women’s and men’s watches;
— Creating and presenting mood, inspiration and trend boards based on market and trend research, and creating stories and introductions for watch collections.
DIRECT HIRE – NO AGENCIES PLEASE
One of the world’s premier watchmakers, Movado Group, Inc. designs, manufactures and distributes watches from ten of the most recognized and respected names in time: Movado, Concord, Ebel and ESQ by Movado along with our Coach, HUGO BOSS, Juicy Couture, Lacoste, Scuderia Ferrari and Tommy Hilfiger licensed watch brands.
Now is the perfect time to explore watch industry career opportunities with us. Our employees enjoy a competitive compensation and benefit package. Our people are the corner stone of our business – we invite you to grow your career with us.
Movado Group, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Industry : Consumer Goods and Apparel & Fashion
Employment type : Full-time
Experience : Entry level
Job function : Design