Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 7,200 retail stores across the globe.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
>Develop and prepare sketches of new eyewear concepts based on the specifications set per the licensor requests.
>Interface with product development and line planning teams in N.A. and Italy to research and develop proprietary and innovative construction details, hardware, material combinations, new production/design, techniques, etc.).
>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 to ensure accurate translation of drawings and support product development.
>Trend interpretation based on overall N.A. eyewear and fashion trends; interpreting current and future industry trends.
>Leads explorative development of materials and techniques in strict collaboration with N.A. development and line planning team. >Provides direction on product concepts that meet the collection strategy and incorporate N.A. trends.
>Researches domestic and competitive markets to identify new products and market trends while maintaining the brand identity and business strategy.
>Executes to timelines and provides timely solutions
>Actively participates in industry conferences and trade shows.
Bachelor's Degree degree of Industrial Design from accredited college or university required.
Minimum 5 years of design experience with specialty retailer or distribution/sales environment with working knowledge of the production process.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Experienced in a sales distribution business and exposure to Italian culture and language proficiency a plus.
Equivalent combination of education and experience
NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.