Anthropologie: Assistant Designer - Anthropologie (Mechanicsburg)

Compensation

: $57,700.00 - $91,750.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Retail



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Founded in 1992, Anthropologie (www.anthropologie.com) operates more than 175 retail stores in North America and Europe, and ships to over 100 countries worldwide via our ecommerce channels. We cater to fashionable, educated, and creative women between the ages of 28 to 45, who desire an inspirational shopping experience. To that end, we are committed to exceeding her expectations in unexpected, delightful ways. Our unique product assortment includes women's apparel and accessories, home furnishings and dcor, gifts, beauty, and found objects. Our mission is to provide our customer with an unimagined experience.

Title

Assistant Designer Home Print & Textiles

Reports to

Senior Designer - Home Print & Textiles

Overview

The Assistant Designer will contribute to the creation, development, and execution of own brand product appropriate for the Anthropologie customer.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to overall brand print and specific artwork trend for each season.
  • Collaborate with the design team and research, develop and present own print ideas.
  • Style patterns into dynamic layouts, re-color prints, create repeats and rework vintage or bought original artwork into fashion prints for the Anthropologie customer.
  • Collaborate with the Home Concept Director each season to develop conceptual direction for the total artwork assortment.
  • Qualifications

  • Excellent hand sketching and CAD skill in Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Ability to research and report on industry print and art related trend direction, color direction, and technique innovations each season.
  • The ability to recognize and accurately forecast fashion and cultural trends in relation to print, art and color.
  • Ability to articulate ideas clearly and inspire: Excellent communication skills to communicate ideas and inspirations to others.
  • Organizational skills necessary to manage multiple tasks and projects and complete them within deadlines.
  • Ability to respond to business objectives with creative and innovative design solutions.
  • Some knowledge and understanding of overseas printing processes and all creative techniques in relation to silk screening, embroidery, flock, foil, embellishment and washing, dying treatments.
  • Knowledge and ability to CAD print repeats as final artwork, edit, color separate, recolor and match color from the seasonal palette.
  • Keep up with new technology in the print industry. Digitally match colors to the printer for seasonal palette.
  • Experience

    Education

  • 1-2+ years working in fashion designing, styling and reworking prints and patterns
  • Experience developing original textile prints
  • Excellent hand sketching and/or CAD skills in Illustrator and/or Photoshop
  • Bachelors Degree in Fine Art, Illustration, Print or Textile Design is required.

    Location

    Philadelphia, PA

    The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Associated topics: design, designer, esthetic, esthetician, fashion, fashion design, stylist * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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