Assistant Designer

BaubleBar New York, NY
WHO WE ARE:

BaubleBar, a high-growth, data-driven e-Commerce & Omni-Channel startup focused on disrupting the Fast Fashion Jewelry Business, is located in the Flatiron District in NYC and was founded by Amy Jain and Daniella Yacobovsky in 2011. Our company's culture is built on trust, empowerment, and autonomy - our teams create what they believe is most important for the company's success.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

BaubleBar is looking for an Assistant Jewelry Designer to help create and design a competitive product line that supports the brands' strategic and financial objectives as detailed in the product plan. Ideal candidates are entrepreneurially-minded self-starters with a demonstrated passion for beautiful design. The BaubleBar team is comprised of individuals who thrive on finding intriguing solutions to ambiguous problems, possess the desire to dive in and learn in a fast-paced environment, and are considerate of one another. Interested candidates should excel at communicating with individuals across a diverse range of disciplines.

WHAT WE WANT YOU TO DO:

* Work closely with the Design Team to develop and execute product designs that achieve overall product strategy and merchandise objectives.

* Prepare and finalize technical drawings for own designs and team designs of proposed product.

* Participate in research and development of seasonal trends and colors.

* Design brand appropriate and trend right jewelry collections.

* Assist in product presentations, including boards, tear sheets and samples.

* Sketch and spec proposed product to be used for production.

* Interpret design/style trends into brand appropriate product that fits within targeted retail pricing.

* Adhere to design calendar and deadlines.

* Able to manage in a team that works on tight deadlines and a large product plan.

* Work closely with cross-functional teams to push product through the system.

* Bring a high level of creativity, attention to detail and efficiency while working under tight deadlines and on multiple projects simultaneously.

* Be enthusiastic about expanding your skill set and working on a broad range of projects.

* Adhere to project schedules and effectively report progress to meet challenging deadlines.

* Stay knowledgeable of the industry standards and trends.

WHAT WE WANT TO SEE:

* 1+ years of direct jewelry design experience.

* Bachelor's Degree in Jewelry design, design, fine art or related degree preferred.

* Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator

* A strong portfolio demonstrating strong conceptual work with excellent execution of ideas.

* Highly organized with a tremendous attention to detail.

* Level headed and proactive in problem solving.

* Ability to take initiative and ownership of all work, within a fast paced environment.

* Strong technical drawing abilities.

* Strong construction and pricing knowledge mandatory.

* Strong sense of fashion.

* Someone who truly LOVES design, whose passion is evident in their work and who has a great sense of humor and outlook on life.

All candidates MUST submit a link or attachment including any relevant design work and/or a portfolio.