Coach was founded in 1941 as a family-run workshop, and today is a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections. We attribute the prominence of the Coach brand to the unique combination of our original American attitude and design, our heritage of fine leather goods and custom fabrics, our superior product quality, and our commitment to the customer experience.
At Coach, we bring together strong, collaborative people in a culture of mutual respect, support, accountability, and passion for the brand and product. Our goal is to offer an inspirational and modern workplace that allows for exceptional talent to thrive.
The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Design to…
Work with the Sr Design Director to initiate concepts each season that are fashion-driven and reflective of the creative vision
Create sketches and product prototypes throughout the conceptual design process
Partner with the creative team to refine seasonal concepts, materials, hardware, and color palette for Business & Travel line
Responsible for upholding design integrity, high quality execution, and timeliness throughout the entire development process
Participate in weekly Product Team Meetings with cross-functional partners in Merchandising, Sourcing, and Product Development
Travel overseas to factories to monitor and finalize product execution as needed
The accomplished individual will possess…
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with a diverse group at all levels
Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and follow-up
Ability to handle multiple projects with the same degree of priority
Sensitivity to strict schedules and flexible to make changes within tight deadlines
A strong fashion sense, understanding of the Men’s business and the ability to interpret trends
An outstanding professional will have…
Bachelor’s degree in Design or a related field
5-7 years’ experience in handbags or accessories design required; fashion/ luxury brands preferred
Ability to sketch both technical drawings and freeform renderings
Understanding of product lifecycle from concept through creation
Strong working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel
Coach 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. *LI-KP1 Visit Coach at www.coach.com.
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