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Tory Burch Assistant Designer, Hard Wovens in New York, New York

Tory Burch is an American lifestyle brand that embodies the personal style and sensibility of its Executive Chairman, Tory Burch. The collection, known for color, print and eclectic details, includes ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, accessories, home and beauty. Art, music, travel, interiors and the designer’s own stylish parents are inspirations for the collection.

Our company launched in February 2004 with a single boutique on what was then a remote street in downtown Manhattan. Today, we are a global brand with a presence in more than 50 countries, but in many ways we are only just beginning. There is so much we want to do!

Brand integrity, global inspiration and beautiful products are integral to who we are as a company and what we have accomplished to date. Our incredible team is an equally important part of the equation. We believe that each of our employees play a vital role in our continuing efforts to grow and evolve.

The Assistant Designer’s primary responsibility is to facilitate the design & development process. This individual will support the Designer in generating elevated, trend relevant, and brand right woven product for the Tory Burch target customer.

  • Support seasonal development calendar in partnership with designer/buyers/technical designers/production

  • Execute specific design development projects as assigned by the designer

  • Prepare development packages and participate in all communication and follow up related to each package in partnership with the Design Coordinator.

  • Responsible for updating category styles in web PDM.

  • Responsible for keeping design boards up to date.

  • Manage development and execution of trim and artwork packages.

  • Set up spec sheets for all bodies. Communicate fit and construction details to Technical Design department. Complete all technical sketches for domestic and overseas programs.

  • Maintain an active role in the weekly Design Flow Meeting. Take notes and follow up on all outstanding issues.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with partners in Merchandising, Production, and Design

  • Ability to successfully work in a team environment

  • Ability to respond to business objectives with creative, innovative, and cost-effective design solutions

  • Strong technical knowledge of woven apparel construction

  • Strong knowledge of fabric and trims as well as strong relationships with resources

  • Knowledge of woven manufacturing techniques and processes

  • Ability to sketch or to communicate design ideas by hand and via Illustrator computer program.

  • Ability to clearly communicate to overseas vendors.

  • Creativity and ability to translate ideas for Tory Burch customer/ brand.

External Company URL: www.toryburch.com

Street: 11 W 19th St

About Us: Tory Burch is an American lifestyle brand that embodies the personal style and sensibility of its Executive Chairman, Tory Burch. The collection, known for color, print and eclectic details, includes ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, accessories, home and beauty. Art, music, travel, interiors and the designer’s own stylish parents are inspirations for the collection.

Our company launched in February 2004 with a single boutique on what was then a remote street in downtown Manhattan. Today, we are a global brand with a presence in more than 50 countries, but in many ways we are only just beginning. There is so much we want to do!

Brand integrity, global inspiration and beautiful products are integral to who we are as a company and what we have accomplished to date. Our incredible team is an equally important part of the equation. We believe that each of our employees play a vital role in our continuing efforts to grow and evolve.

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