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J.Crew Designer - Men's Accessories in New York, New York

Company: JCrew


New York, NY, US, 10281

Date: Feb 26, 2023

Designer - Men's Accessories

Min: $84,000 - Max: $126,000

Title: Designer – Men's Accessories

Reports to: Design Director

Overview: Manage seasonal product design execution to achieve overall creative and business objectives.


  • Research seasonal accessory ideas, with a focus on socks, hats, belts, scarves and SLGs.

  • Create organized presentation boards using sketches, images, materials, etc. to review with design director and cross functional teams.

  • Present research and ideas to design leads and cross functional teams.

  • Interpret direction and feedback from internal teams into new, brand appropriate product ideas.

  • Create tech packs and handoffs, using Illustrator and Xcel, to bring these ideas to life.

  • Manage timelines and calendar dates to ensure timely samples and maintain bulk delivery schedules.

  • Collaborate with Merchandising, Production and Technical Design to achieve product execution and maintain design integrity.

  • Conduct fittings.

  • Develop and source materials and trims with suppliers and factories.

  • Approval of lab dips and fabric/yarn submits.

  • Travel for trade exhibitions, design research, and to supervise product development.


  • Men’s Accessories Design experience preferred, but not necessary

  • Experience creating technical sketches in Illustrator

  • Ability to render ideas in Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Understanding and interest in the J Crew brand and aesthetic

  • Knowledge of leather/fabric/yarn

  • Ability to interpret trend, historical and market research into brand appropriate product ideas

  • Strong illustration/presentation skills

  • Ability to organize design ideas into clear presentation boards aided with sketch, fabric and images.

  • Ability to manage, coach and develop others

  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal design team and cross functional partners.

  • Self-Starter mentality with ability to start and complete tasks independently

  • Detail oriented, good follow through

  • Strong organizational, communication and written skills

  • Proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Degree or comparable experience in Design, with a preference for Men’s product design


We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.