VSP Global Eyewear Designer, Marchon in New York, New York
VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/
Under general supervision, responsible for creating and delivering sketch concepts to final technicals of brand appropriate eyewear designs.
Develop and prepare sketches of new eyewear concepts based on the specifications set per the Brand Brief and licensor requests
Interface with factories to research and develop proprietary and innovative construction details –hardware, material combinations, new production/design, techniques, etc.)
Assist in the continual gathering and sharing of trends in eyewear and fashion markets
Create fully resolved sketchbooks and renderings in illustrator for presentation to licensors
Proficiency in generating fully detailed technical drawings inclusive of section drawings, exploded views and notes for prototyping
Assist in the prototype and CAD assessment/revisions and follow up with QC department to ensure accurate translation of drawings and support product development
Assist in the resolution of design, prototyping and manufacturing issues during the development phase; create fully resolved addendums to communicate and resolve manufacturing and prototyping challenges
Note: This job description is intended to indicate the basic nature of positions allocated to this job title and examples of typical duties that may be assigned. It does not imply that all positions within this class perform all the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all the possible duties that may be assigned.
Typically has the following skills or abilities:
Bachelors of Industrial Design from a 4 year accredited college or university required
5 years experience as an Eyewear Designer preferred
High proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, and Photoshop; proficiency in 3-D advanced surfacing in programs such as Rhino, Alias or Pro-E a plus
Practice skills include proficiency in sketching, design vision, concept ideation and development, 2D color renderings and 2D CAD
Proficient in MS Office, word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes
Experience or interest in fashion-related industry a plus
Excellent project management skills
Excellent organization skills, detail oriented and ability to multitask
Ability to elevate the perception of our corporate brand and our company
Flexible and able to quickly and effectively change priorities and direction
Travel domestic and international maybe required
Ability to regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties
Working Conditions / Physical Demands
This position generally works in an indoor office environment.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to:
Speak clearly and concisely
Hear clearly to understand general conversations in person, over the telephone and in large groups
Use hands to manipulate objects and paperwork
Use close vision and be able to focus
Color vision for design and creative development
Sit for long periods of time
Travel by car for significant distances and airplane in varying weather conditions
The physical demands described here are those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.