Posted: Friday January 05, 2018

Bath & Body Works

Job Information

DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a talented and creative designer in the 3D hard goods: accessory, décor field. This position will work closely with the Sr Designer to generate new concept designs for home fragrance products within defined themes and seasonal concepts.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Gather market data on key fashion trends considering such elements as fabrication, materials, color schemes and designs for upcoming seasons.
  • Have Knowledge of fabrication, color, applique/prints, sourcing.  Have great design eye for decor and fashion trends.
  • Researches trends and patterns for upcoming seasons
  • Conceptualize & Translate design trends into concepts & designs that respond to merchant line architecture for the relevant product category.
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative and fast paced environment, with a great degree of self-motivation and personal initiative.
  • Assist in the creation and execution of all stages of design and development – concept to spec.
  • Create tech packs & specs with technical industrial design understanding to be sent to vendors for seasonal designs
  • Great communication skills and organization in fast paced environment.
  • Communication in team, design partners, & vendors
  • Capable of drawing and preparing for presentations in fast paced environment.  Capable of Organize Design board layouts and printouts.
  • Conceptualizes multiple creative solutions to address product strategies with multiple design options within cost parameters
  • Creates and executes final designs and mechanicals that can be manufactured within provided cost parameters 
  • Partners with Merchants and Product Development to ensure the integrity of the design is maintained during the product development process and ensure products are executed on time within financial parameters 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years work experience in industrial/product design, preferably in plastic products
  • Strong sense of design, fashion and color with the ability to translate into new products
  • Strong conceptualization, sketching and ideation skills.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Ability to visualize a design in 3D
  • Experience with 3D design programs (such as SolidWorks) is a plus
  • Proven ability in the area of product illustration – both modern and whimsical with a lot of detail
  • Must be adept in drawing accurate 2D views of plastic products through sketching and illustrator-style renderings
  • Drawing and illustration skills strongly preferred
  • Strong fashion sense with ability to research and translate design trends into graphic concepts that communicate clearly to the customer and meet financial objectives
  • Strong understanding of trends and how to apply them to product designs
  • Understanding of material costs
  • Create production mechanicals that represent the aesthetics of the original design, execute final graphic looks within cost parameters
  • Experience taking product from concept to mechanicals
  • Ability to meet deadlines and juggle multiple projects – must be change agile and flexible in organizing priorities
  • Ability to collaborate with others
  • Proven ability to interpret a vision and create a design from that vision
  • Strong communication skills

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS     

  • Travel between NYC & Columbus for major meetings/ presentations
  • Press/Component or Product Approvals
  • Store visits and/or customer insights focus groups
  • Art Direction at Photo-shoots
  • Domestic travel for patterning