CAD / Print and Graphic Design Assistant

Ralph Lauren

CAD/PRINT AND GRAPHIC DESIGN ASSISTANT - 5526209 New York, NY

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children’s, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. For more information, go to http://investor.ralphlauren.com.

Key Responsibilities

Graphics

·         Assist in creating artwork and signage for seasonal inspiration rigs

·         Create embroideries, prints and patches for apparel, and t-shirt designs based on themes in inspiration rigs

·         Assist in deisgning branded trip pieces, create 3D renderings of these objects for production

·         Partner with design to create conceptual brand packaging, hangtags, labels, etc.

·         Work with Designers on sizing, colorways and placement of logos and prints

·         Produce logo sheets of finished designs for design team

·         Assist in archiving work on graphics servers using the established system


CAD/ Print

·         Assist with re-coloring and re-designing prints for initial design meetings

·         Assist in designing original textile designs for print based on fabric documents and swatches

·         Assist in designing prints by hand (drawing and painting) if needed

·         Communicate with Asia and NY production teams as needed and create art packs with print design details to send to mills.

·         Monitor correspondences with production teams, mills, Merchandising, and overseas RL team members in order to gain an understanding of the print product development process.

·         Maintain strike off, cads, protos, inspiration, and keep fabric qualities organized.

·         Assist on reseach and appointments, competitor research, provide service to design teams when requested to search print archive, quality library, or print-related information

·         Work Closely with the Design and Print teams to assist in print technique and fabric research and development. Gain knowledge of print design and fabric printing processes

·         Help to create presentation boards for all design meetings – this includes photo/header research when needed

·         Organize and maintain references of current print swatches with pricing. Provide print information and service to other RL divisions when requested

 

Requirements

·         Bachelors degree in fashion, textiles or graphics highly preferred

·         Strong organization skills

·         Proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop, Word and Excel

·         Strong creative skills and ability to work with heritage themes in exciting new ways; ability to paint and draw

·         Must be able to work in a faced-paced environment with deadlines

·         Must have a keen sense of fashion and ability to make technical comments

·         Ability to establish relationships with cross functional partners

·         Awareness of Ralph Lauren heritage and aesthetic a plus

 


Ralph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer.  We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company discount.

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children’s, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. For more information, go to http://investor.ralphlauren.com.

Ralph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer.  We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company discount.

 
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