Apparel Technical Designer are primarily responsible for creating tech packs, modifying current specs if needed, and working with the apparel sourcing staff to provide manufacturers with garment specifications and fabrication instructions. Candidates should have a BA/BS or certification in Apparel Design, Garment Engineering, or Technical Design with 3+ years’ experience.
Yesterday we looked at Lady Liberty with a sword, and today we look at a sword-wielding woman currently of greater global interest: Brienne of Tarth. As Game of Thrones starts this Sunday, it won't be long before we're seeing armor-suited folks like her putting some wear and tear on their
Ideal candidates have an understanding of the relative market, an eye for identifying volume styles and an ability to translate high-level inspiration into relevant designs and price points for mass-market retailers. Applicants should have 3+ years experience and the ability to design concepts and products for multiple brands and genders.
The Lexus Design Awards, which began four years ago, puts forth a noble and valuable effort to search for valid ideas worth nurturing. Teaming up young designers with successful and thoughtful designer mentors, the projects chosen for the awards are given careful consideration and encouragement so those with idea have
We're never slow to talk about the principles of our buying philosophy - Utility, Story, Design. With any product or practice in our store, these tenants are at the forefront. The arrival of the new Vetra collection is a proud moment for us, a continuation of practices born out of
If you're headed out the door, you're likely to pull on a cotton T-shirt. Nothing about that sounds bad for the environment, but consider this: "Growing cotton consumes 1 trillion gallons of water per year, at a time when an estimated 2 billion people are facing water shortages," according to
Sr. Designers should be comfortable designing whole collections of innovative and technologically advanced products around coherent themes, functions, prices, etc and should also understand product design in relation to branding. Applicants should retain a Bachelor's Degree as well as experience in flat sketching and hands-on experience with CAD software.
For the first time Kmart is extending an invitation to experienced and talented FOOTWEAR DESIGNERS to relocate! You'll undertake significant trend forecasting, researching and developing footwear products from concept to final sign off. You'll need to complete technical sketches, detail/fabric specific, quality focussed and design to a competitive price point.
When the Johammer J1 electric motorcycle first blazed a hot trail across the blogosphere we missed an opportunity to hop on here at Core77, which is a real shame because there is obviously a lot of fun to be had with it. Recent news has blessedly afforded us a second
It's not complicated: less shopping time means more shop time. We've taken two workshop essentials, paired them together, and cut the price. Now through the end of March, choose either our original Herringbone Work or Waist Apron and get our most popular safety specs to match for $42.00. Both the
Susanne Bartsch is the fairy godmother of the weird and beautiful party scene you've seen in movies and always kind of hoped was real. Even if you have no interest in parties, fashion, or history, the trailer for @Bartschland is a fun 3 minutes. At the nexus of style
Think flip flops should be confined to locker room showers and beach bumming? Leave it to a French designer to rescue the lowly plastic sandal from the dredges of the fashion faux pas. Philippe Starck has teamed up with Brazilian sandal brand Ipanema to introduce a modern flip flop that
Sometimes the marriage of old and new pairs seamlessly and nowhere is that more obvious than at Marimekko, the iconic Finnish textile company based in Helsinki. The company began in 1949 as Printex, a textile and oilcloth printing company led by Armi Ratia and her husband Viljo, and has evolved
Seeking experienced bag, accessory and soft goods designers! Your work should span the design process from ideation to finalizing tech packs for hand-off to creating a manufacturing ready product and design. You should have strong visual aesthetic and sensibility with the ability to convert the aesthetic to designs. *Location flexible!
Come take part in an exciting 24-month journey! The adidas Design Academy, focused on Apparel, Footwear or Graphic design, includes multiple departmental rotations every 5-6 months, including one assignment abroad. Creators will gain cross-functional knowledge in a 4-week rotation with the Brand Design, Product Marketing or Development teams.
Beauty, the fifth installment of the Cooper Hewitt's design triennial series evolves around a central question: "Why beauty now?" While we've grown accustomed to seeking out design work that answers our society's most demanding questions with big-picture answers, the 63 designers exhibited in the show present an alternative take—one that
The Designer will design/develop volume and single hanging underwear programs from inception to market. This position will oversee all seasonal color development from start to finish. The Designer will work to ensure all deadlines are met, as well as ensure fit/specs are correct. Updating tech packs/boards and sales SMS required.
Furniture designers need chair bucks, and fashion designers need dress forms. You've undoubtedly seen the armless wireframe torsoes that the latter uses to create patterns and test how fabric hangs and fits. It's an indispensible piece of kit for fashion designers that don't have patient, unemployed roommates. The problem
Looking around, many of us see issues that we feel should be taken care of. It can vary from wicked problems like climate change to smaller—yet important—issues such as garbage on the streets to common courtesies on the street. But the issue with systemic problems both large and small
Ideal applicants have a degree in product design or industrial design and 3-5+ years of footwear design experience with a well-established outdoor or athletic footwear brand. Passionate, self-starting, pragmatic candidates with advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat Professional 11, and Rhino 3D/Modo are quintessential to this position.
Candidates will research, create and execute innovative concepts and designs that support the building of performance dog gear that enhances and inspires exploration for outdoor adventurers and their human companions. They'll need a Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years experience in product design for the outdoor, apparel or pet industries.
You'll recommend and execute design modifications for new and carryover products so you must not only possess a broad knowledge of footwear and accessory design and development but also a knowledge of general design processes from concept to commercialization. You should have 3+ years experience with footwear and leather goods.
Candidates will be required to execute a percentage of each season’s designs from concept to finish detailing, create full technical packages following strict guidelines, and create new body silhouettes and styling details. A working knowledge of fabrics and construction is a must as they'll develop fits, fabric and finishes.
Seeking an experienced knitwear technician with programming and hands on knowledge on flat knitting machines. High level of competency in fully-fashioned programming and knitwear machines is required. Ideal candidates can manage large and complex 3D knit development projects. Extensive knowledge of yarn selection, gauges, stitch techniques, patterns and layouts required.
The inflatable neck pillow I showed you in this post is one of the handiest travel items I own. It's also, small as it is, one more thing to carry. So building an inflatable pillow into a hoodie seems a particularly bright idea, and these two folks seem to have
As the Senior CMF Designer, you'll develop personal care products by designing solutions that contain the highest levels of usability, ergonomics and market trend relevance. Your main responsibilities will be the development of Color, Texture and Graphics concepts/specifications and user interface design for Spectrum's markets.
This candidate will be responsible for full compliance with design standards, timelines, manufacturing, quality assurance, and gemstone acquisition requirements. S/he will plan, create, and develop 2D Concept art (pencil, marker, gouache, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) as well as 3D Finished Goods/CAD models for new and existing products using several software packages.
Depending on the time of year, responsibilities will fluctuate between design and development with overseas manufacturers. You should have a bachelor’s in Industrial or Fashion Design, a demonstrated commitment to a career in design, along with 1-4 years experience working with soft goods. Strong illustrator capabilities will be necessary.
Sputniko! (aka Hiromi Ozaki) recently launched a new project, Tranceflora – Amy's Glowing Silk, in an exhibition at Gucci's gallery space in Tokyo. In this project, she explores the intersection of fashion and genetic engineering by working with scientists to create a glowing dress made of genetically-engineered, fluorescent silk.
You’ll have several years under your belt designing soft goods – think backpacks, footwear, technical outerwear and leather goods like wallets. For you, good design isn’t finished until it’s actually in customers hands, working and being loved. You'll enjoy working in the lab to create prototypes that test your concepts.
An ideal candidate should have 7+ years of Mechanical Design experience, most of which in a consumer products industry, and the ability to speak alphabet soup (CAD, CAE, FEA, DFM, SLA, SLS, CNC, MIM, HDO, STEP, IGES). They can build functional prototypes accurately demonstrating engineering intent within organic constructs.
This one is for all my ladies out there. For all of you who know firsthand the pain of going bra shopping—wanting something simple but not too simple, rifling through piles of underwear that say "sexy thang" across the rear or come adorned with gobs of charms and lace, going
Just when you thought that sneaker technology could be advanced no further, Adidas has launched its Futurecraft Leather Superstar, an ultra-limited-edition version of its classic sneaker crafted from one seamless piece of leather. The FLS is the result of a collaboration between Adidas, the London industrial designer Alexander Taylor
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