Senior Designer, Bath & Body Works

Employer
Limited Brands
Location
New York
Posted
Jul 23, 2012
Closes
Aug 22, 2012
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Design
Duration
Full Time
Individual Contributor responsible for assisting in managing and designing new concepts for home fragrance products within defined theme and seasons. Specifically, the focal category is the Decorative products such as Wallflowers and Scent Portables.

ROLES & RESPONSIBLITES
Researches trends and patterns for upcoming seasons
Conceptualizes and translates design trends into concepts and manage the components of a small seasonal collection
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
Mentor and develop internal design team
Initiate and oversee the Design board layouts and printouts
Provides approved designs and design direction to specification/mechanical team for development of technical specification for products for development by the sourcing team

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design preferred
At least five to seven years of experience in industrial design, preferably in plastic products
Proficiency in Illustrator and PhotoShop, and experience with 3D design programs (such as Solidworks) is preferred
Proven ability in the area of product illustration ¿ both modern and whimsical
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
Understanding of material costs
Create and direct production mechanicals that represent the aesthetics of the original design, execute final graphic looks and merchandise within cost parameters
Experience with designing graphics including typography, graphic composition, line, and color.
Experience taking product from concept to mechanicals
Ability to meet deadlines and juggle multiple projects ¿ must be change agile and flexible in managing priorities
Strong ability to collaborate with others
Proven ability to interpret a vision and create a design from that vision
Strong communication skills
Partnering skills
Leadership skills



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