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CAD Assistant

Kate Spade

New York, NY, US

since our launch in 1993 with a collection of six essential handbags, kate spade new york has always stood for optimistic femininity. today, our brand is a global life and style house with handbags, ready-to-wear, jewelry, footwear, gifts, home décor and more. polished ease, thoughtful details and a modern, sophisticated use of color—kate spade new york’s founding principles define a unique style synonymous with joy. under the vision of creative director nicola glass, we continue to celebrate confident women with a youthful spirit.

kate spade new york is part of the tapestry house of brands.

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Job title:          Assistant Designer, CAD           

Department:     Design

Report to:        Senior Designer

 

since our launch in 1993 with a collection of six essential handbags, kate spade new york has always stood for optimistic femininity. today, our brand is a global life and style house with handbags, ready-to-wear, jewelry, footwear, gifts, home décor and more. polished ease, thoughtful details and a modern, sophisticated use of color—kate spade new york’s founding principles define a unique style synonymous with joy. under the vision of creative director nicola glass, we continue to celebrate confident women with a youthful spirit.

 

kate spade new york is part of the tapestry house of brands.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Work in partnership with the CAD and Color team
  • Assist Designers to create prints into approved seasonal concepts, colors and line plans for all categories
  • Assist in creation of technical packages of artwork to send to factories
  • Assist in creation of palettes each season for licensee categories
  • Understand the brand and how to translate into print and color
  • Be able to visualize and see how a print or artwork becomes translated into a product- especially when placing or scaling of artwork
  • Ensure assigned CAD work is presentable for key meetings and mill-ready for submission by calendar targets.
  • Assist with preparation for design meetings
  • Support team members where needed and requested

 

 

 Education and experience required:

  • Bachelors degree in a related field
  • Minimum 1-2 years experience designing textiles
  • Experience in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Highly creative individual with strong hand drawing and hand painting skills
  • Past experience working with fabrics and prints, and setting up artwork to be factory ready (must be proficient in putting artwork into repeat and re-touching artwork)
  • Organized and detailed oriented, ability to multi-task
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment and build strong interpersonal relationships  

 

 

kate spade new york is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. all employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. these decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. visit kate spade new york at www.katespade.com.

 

kate spade new york is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. all employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. these decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. visit kate spade new york at www.katespade.com.

Req ID:  57784


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