Assistant Color & Pattern Designer - #604821

Jockey International, Inc.


Date: 11/26/2021 02:30 AM

City: Kenosha, Wisconsin

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Jockey International, Inc. is the Original American underwear brand. Jockey is a third-generation family-owned company, headquartered between Chicago and Milwaukee in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The company employs more than 1,000 associates around the world with additional operations in Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, New York, and North Carolina. JOCKEY is a registered trademark in over 120 countries.


Jockey has a long history of designing high-quality, innovative products, all starting with the crafting of superior wool socks for lumberjacks.


In the U.S., Jockey operates retail outlet stores along with a robust catalog and e-commerce business under its Direct to Consumer unit. Likewise, Jockey has dominant market positions in partner countries like India, South Africa, and Australia/New Zealand.


The fuel for Jockey's growth continues to be a stream of differentiated and innovative products. Jockey's legacy of innovation began in 1934 with the introduction of the first men's brief.


Jockey's culture reflects the values of our ownership. At Jockey, success is achieved through hard work, mutual respect, and offering consumers products with striking quality from a brand they trust. Jockey associates and Jockey products are the genuine article.


RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Support facilitation of all aspects of design from the initial concept to final development of the product.
  • Participate in all aspects of daily follow up with internal business partner via email communications and attending meetings.
  • Prepare and update line sheets accordingly and manage silhouette updates.
  • Participate in the fit process and update design sketches based on feedback during fittings.
  • Regularly communicate progress with cross functional partners.
  • Responsible for editing all product details throughout the design review process that impacts the final execution of product commercialization.
  • Assist the design team in market research, sketching, illustration.
  • Fill silhouettes with prints/art in Illustrators working line sheet, update printouts accordingly for meeting presentations.
  • Assist in preparing and requesting design and proto samples from the Product Development & Sourcing teams.
  • Assist in setting up and maintaining products and color in the PLM system and shared drives.
  • Maintain and organizing samples.
  • Work closely with cross functional teams – Product Development, Merchandising, and Tech Design to ensure the flow of information is accurate throughout the development process.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:



  • 1 – 3 years of experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, Textile Design, Illustration or a related field
  • Strong knowledge and application of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Knowledge of graphic and CAD design fundamentals in print (NedGraphics experience preferable)
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, highly detail oriented, meticulous, and creative.
  • Sharp and quick learner with positive attitude.
  • Collaborative mindset and enjoys working in a team environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

Jockey offers employees:



  • Full-time employment with competitive salary and benefits (including medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid vacation and holidays)
  • A consistent first shift, weekday work schedule
  • Onsite health & wellness programs and generous employee discounts
  • Fashion-forward, business casual work environment (Jeans are ok!)
  • 40 hours per year of paid volunteer time
  • PTO/shut down the week between Christmas and New Year's

In return for your expertise, JOCKEY offers a unique opportunity for on-the-job training, fitness club discounts, onsite health & wellness programs, generous employee discounts, a business casual work environment, and a challenging work environment! Follow us on LinkedIn and stay connected!


Founded in 1876, Jockey International, Inc. is a privately held, family-owned company with headquarters in Kenosha, WI. Started by Rev. Samuel T. Cooper as a sock company to serve lumberjacks of the day, the company has expanded into one of the most well-known apparel brands around the world. Today, Jockey products are sold in more than 145 countries. Jockey is committed to quality and innovation, and the passionate pursuit to satisfy the human need for comfort continues to be the company's hallmark. Visit Jockey.com to experience the quality and craftsmanship of the Original American Underwear brand.


Jockey International, Inc., and its subsidiaries, provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures.

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