Location : Corporate Headquarters, Paramus NJ US 07652
Job Type : Full Time
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education : Bachelor's Degree
Category : Creative/Design
Job Description :
At Movado Group, we are committed to building the strongest brands in the industry - and we are passionate about what we do. Our people are fueled by a creative spirit and a drive for excellence that are reflected in every aspect of our business. We offer the watch industry a compelling strategic vision and track record of sustained growth - and we offer our employees unparalleled opportunities for career advancement. We invite you to come share in our success.
The Sr. Designer will work with the Creative Executive to initiate and develop concepts each season that are reflective of the creative vision and Brand aesthetic.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Ø Collaborate with V.P. Design to conceptualize and design jewelry collections that are in keeping with the brand DNA
Ø Create and present designs that are innovative, represent big new ideas and drive volume
Ø Adhere to Brand standards and upkeep
Ø Under the general direction of the VP Design, presents, articulates, and communicates design vision at key internal meetings on behalf of the design team
Ø Responsible for upholding brand design integrity, high quality execution and timeliness throughout the entire creative process
Ø May be responsible for managing Interns, Assistant Designers, Associate Designers and / or Designers
Ø Oversees and approves creation of accurate spec packs and technical drawings including the release in Quickbase
Ø Utilize 3D and illustrator to execute and present designs
Ø Responsible for continuous development of technical expertise to remain current and educated
Ø Make presentations of design concepts both internally and externally
Ø Partner with VP Design as active participants in the entire creative process including Inspiration Meetings, Big Ideas, Refining
Ø Ensure design projects and Quickbase updates are completed accurately and within deadline
Ø Partner cross functionally with brand, merchandisers product development and design team
Ø Participate in Meetings with cross functional partners
Ø Ability to build and maintain a good rapport with internal & external customers and handle situations with confidence, tact, & resourcefulness
Ø Travel overseas to collaborate with vendors to ensure aesthetics, cost-effectiveness and timely deliveries
Ø Work closely with international partners to ensure successful commercialization of product for feasibility, cost, price/value relationship, brand identity
Job Requirements :
Ø BFA or Equivalent
Ø 5-10 Years of Jewelry Design Experience
Ø Excellent sketching and free hand drawing / rendering skills
Ø Strong computer skills – 2D programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, Power Point, Share Point, Quickbase, Publisher or equivalent. 3D software skills (RHINO, Alias, Solidworks)
Ø Knowledge of competitive accessories market
Ø Must possess a strong fashion sense and have the ability to interpret trends
Ø Knowledge of technical watch/jewelry construction
Ø Results-oriented Ø Flexible with ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in fast-paced environment
Ø Organized, detail-oriented and thorough
Ø Creative problem solver Ø High energy / Strong Work Ethic/
Ø High degree of customer focus Ø Focus on team / relationship building
Ø Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed
Ø Very strong communication and presentation skills
One of the world's premier watchmakers, Movado Group, Inc. designs, manufactures and distributes watches from ten of the most recognized and respected names in time: Movado, Concord, Ebel and ESQ Movado along with our Coach, HUGO BOSS, Juicy Couture, Lacoste, Scuderia Ferrari and Tommy Hilfiger licensed watch brands.
Now is the perfect time to explore watch industry career opportunities with us. Our employees enjoy a competitive compensation and benefit package. Our people are the corner stone of our business - we invite you to grow your career with us.
Movado Group, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
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