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Senior Designer – Bath & Body Works – Columbus, OH

Brand: Bath & Body Works
Location:Reynoldsburg, OH US
Job Area: Design
Employment type: Full-time
Job ID:DES0013T

Bath & Body Works

Description

The Sr. Designer is responsible for leading in the management and direction designing new concepts and designs for a product category within defined theme and seasons from concept through final delivery. Presents and delivers brand-right designs that tie back to the overall concept and business strategy; encompassing style, color/print and graphic design for new/existing product lines. Researches and interprets fashion trends and consumer needs that uphold the integrity of the product lines/brand. 



BUSINESS/LOCATION: Bath and Body Works – Columbus, OH


 


RESPONSIBILITIES:


• Conceptualize and translate design trends into concepts and manages the components of a seasonal collection


• Research trends and patterns for upcoming seasons; identify trends and apply them to product / label design


• Understand material costs and designing within cost parameters


• Present designs to Design and Merchandising leadership


• Partner Merchandising to ensure the integrity of the design is maintained during the product development process


• Gain approval from Legal and Regulatory on designs


• Create and execute final designs


• Update design board layouts and printouts, including concept boards


• Create Design Turn Overs (DTO) and finalize artwork for hand-off to the Production Team Order


• Provide approved designs and design direction to mechanical art team for development of technical specifications


• Review mechanical art work for final design approval prior to release


• Perform talent management activities if leading a team, including building a high performing team; mentor and coach internal design team

Qualifications

• Bachelor degree in Design or equivalent experience


• Minimum of 7 – 10 years of prior experience in 2D design, Illustration and graphic/product design; preferably in personal care and/or home fragrance


• Strong sense of design, typography and color plus demonstrated expertise in 2D label or graphic design


• Strong level of creativity, conceptualization, execution, organization and design skills


• Drawing and computer illustration skills – Strong Illustrator and Photoshop skills are required


• Fundamental experience and/or knowledge of design with photography


• Strong fashion sense with ability to translate into graphic design


• Proven track record to identify, develop and retain top talent


• Ability to work in a highly collaborate design environment


• Solid communication and presentation skills


 


An equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected category recognized by state, federal or local laws. We only hire individuals authorized for employment in the United States.

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