Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children's, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.
Assist Senior Director, Design in creating all footwear design for Women's Collection from concept to sales, sample delivery and pre-production approval within calendar milestones.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
* Partner with concept, design leads, PD, merchandising and production to ensure product is designed/developed in accordance with the calendar, quality, and cost * Responsible for assisting design lead in creating seasonal concept boards, sketching, presentation set up, detailing of product, communication with merchandising, product development and production colleagues * Keen awareness of fashion and footwear market trends * Must be able to hand sketch and know CAD * Daily organization and must be able to keep accurate notes of meetings and product changes
Experience, Skills & Knowledge
* College education - prefer some internship during school in related business * 5 years in related product * Good organizational skills * Ability to work well with multiple team members and manage multiple tasks * Computer knowledge - such as experience with Windows, Excel and Photoshop * A+ knowledge of vendor market in Europe and Asia * MUST submit link to portfolio or samples of work along with application*
Designer, Footwear, Women's Collection
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