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Open Positions

GRAPHIC AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT DESIGNER

About the role: 

We are looking for an experienced Graphic + Product Development Designer to join our growing team. The ideal candidate is someone who is not only a designer with impeccable taste, but also someone who can define, implement and maintain a product sourcing and development process to support our business development strategy. 

Our ideal candidate has at least 5 years of demonstrated experience in some combination of the following categories: accessories design, graphic design, product design, packaging design and print design. You have a solid understanding and innate interest in fashion and beauty brands. You stay on top of the latest trends and have the foresight to see what is coming next. 

Skills:

  • Strong understanding of soft goods and fashion accessories construction and product development.

  • Fluid understanding of Adobe CC including Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.

  • Is able to direct and, if needed, produce renderings that visually communicate concept, develop patterns/other artwork.

  • Active contribution as a team member and support junior designers.

  • Experience creating die-lines and technical specs.

  • Overseas product development and sourcing experience preferred.

  • Hyper organized with the ability to handle multiple priorities at once.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Gatekeeper of client projects and T&A calendar. Organize, prioritize and communicate with the design team to allocate the work load to make sure deadlines are met.

  • Interact with Account Managers to collaborate on client deliverables.

  • Communicate with the China office and factories as needed to follow up on development and make sure sample timelines are met.

  • Review samples, make comments and troubleshoot as needed to make sure that designers make the appropriate updates or changes to meet client expectations.

  • Identify, source and customize new products that align with our corporate goals.

  • Research and stay on top of industry and cross-industry trends and create innovative ways to incorporate into designs at every pricing level.

  • Assist in creating or directing presentations for clients that demonstrate a developed understanding of the client’s specific needs and DNA.

Interested in working with us? Email us your resume and cover letter at verge@vergecreativegroup.com and tell us how you can be an integral part of the team.