Concept Designer Job Description

Concept Designer Job Description

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Concept designer provides advanced level AutoCAD capability and familiarity with International Paper drawing practices and standards for support to mill engineering staff.

Concept Designer Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective concept designer job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included concept designer job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop park, facility and attraction master plans and architectural drawings in AutoCAD and other tools to support the creative project development
Order professional concept/showroom photos
Be a tastemaker, curator, and trendsetter
Help track and organize seasonal collections
Request fabric price, availability and FDS as needed
Organize seasonal archives
Request and track sample yardage
Research into concept ideas as needed
Support trend research and making reports
Help formatting trend packets

Concept Designer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Concept Designer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the concept designer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Design, Architecture, Fashion Design, Education, Art, Industrial Design, Fashion, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Interior Design

Skills for Concept Designer

Desired skills for concept designer include:

Multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities
Ability to articulate creative development processes
At least one program besides PS
Architectural Drawing details and Means & Methods
Millwork and Retail Fixture standards and details
Visual merchandising best practices
With proven experience in retail presentation
AutoCAD
Adobe Illustrator & PhotoShop
Autodesk Maya

Desired experience for concept designer includes:

Send out seasonal inspiration packets and inquires to mill base
Organize headers for all concept projects
Maintain seasonal header binders as per each concept project
Label and organize all fabric’s being presented at concept
Create basic artworks for fabric developments
Help create seasonal concept boards

Concept Designer Examples

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Concept Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a concept designer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for concept designer
  • Work with concept team and product designers to create inspirational conceptual presentations
  • Assist with preparation for all Design Meetings, & Showroom Openings
  • Assist in seasonal research of current market trends, vintage protos, tear sheets, fabric swatches and overall inspiration
  • Maintain cleanliness and sense of order in design work room(s)
  • Prep and manage upkeep of all Design Boards
  • Photograph all rig concept protos and photocopy/photoshop all applicable tear sheets for Design Boards
  • Help with coordinating of moving of necessary items for concept rooms (props, furniture etc)
  • Helps Develop upcoming seasonal concepts that include research on key silhouettes, fashion items, stories, fabrics, colors, prints, trim
  • Trend Identification and Research in areas of housewares, technology and fashion
  • Keep abreast of customer identity and interests relating to the social and cultural
Qualifications for concept designer
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask in fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively work in a team environment
  • Proficient computer skills in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, knowledge of Web Pdm a plus
  • Internship in the apparel or textile industry is preferred, but not required
  • An extremely strong knowledge of trends and the ability to translate marketplace and trend trajectories for the Anthropologie customer
  • Must have a unique creative perspective applicable to future fashion trends as they relate to the Anthropologie customer
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Concept Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of concept designer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for concept designer
  • Identify, create, curate and communicate Home Concept stories and color palettes through presentation and both written and image-based documents
  • Identify trends in Home product photography and marketing
  • Project planning , time management and self-management of an independent, flexible work process
  • Oversee and organize image folders and digital files to ensure timely data input and output
  • Manage the Concept sample organization and archive
  • Collaborate and communicate with peers in Womens and Mens Concept and Design
  • Execute plans to expedite the initiatives relating to customer, trend, concept, and design research including scheduling and logistics
  • Research and share current trends, colors, styles and design technologies via shopping trips, studio visits, and online research
  • Creating other concept projects
  • Seek all inspirational tear sheets to drive concepts silhouette designs
Qualifications for concept designer
  • A unique creative perspective on trends in the marketplace and how they relate to the Urban Outfitters customer, with the ability to apply those trends to Home Merchandising and Design
  • Must be motivating in presentation and communication style
  • Must be enthusiastic about art, design and style
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a Visual Merchandiser, Stylist, Designer or Buyer
  • Focus or strong interest in Home products, design, styling or retailing required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art, Design, Merchandising, Fashion Communications or similar discipline
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Concept Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of concept designer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for concept designer
  • You plan, organize and draw the windows decoration according with the Brand strategy
  • You are responsible for al technical draws related with windows decoration and inside store decoration and POS material
  • You will propose image upgrades and search for optimal materials for a better image and implementation level
  • You will help in building the set up guidelines togheter with the Pilot Store Coordinators
  • You will suggest changes in your work thinking constant improvement and company values
  • As directed by the appropriate lead, will create compelling conceptual art, illustration and sketches to convey vision of a concept prior to further development
  • Interacts with the creative team to support concepts and develops art based on assigned project needs
  • Develop and launch products to pass to Brand Design Teams for finalization and commercialization
  • Lead concept and brainstorming sessions with cross-functional and Brand teams
  • Design and create prototypes as needed for ideation
Qualifications for concept designer
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in the areas of digital photography and graphic design layout and production (portfolio is required)
  • Must be able to design original prints or interpret an inspiration or shopped prints
  • Knowledge of repeat patterns, textile printing, placed and engineered prints and motifs
  • Strong creative ability and color sense
  • Ability to work in a fast pace
  • Must have knowledge of several different artistic styles including but not limited to
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Concept Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a concept designer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for concept designer
  • Own sketch, tech-pack & fit of initial product
  • Manage relationship with the Art department to develop special trims, art or novelty needed
  • Ensure advanced product can be scaled across Gap inc. ’s portfolio of brands
  • Support costing goals for all Brands
  • Provide research and benchmarking for relevant market innovation
  • Facilitate brainstorms and develop project ideas based on Brand needs
  • Develop Concept Briefs and project outline for development with external partners
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to prioritize projects
  • Develop a unique calendar for each project
  • Liaise with stores, brand ambassadors and customers to create "innovation champions"
Qualifications for concept designer
  • Tasks include character and costume design exploration
  • Must be an expert in Photoshop
  • Knowledge of Z-Brush and 3D concepting a plus
  • Experienced in both hard body & organic creature design
  • Must be able to generate designs that exist in a live action setting
  • At least 4 years’ experience as a concept artist within entertainment industry
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Concept Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a concept designer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for concept designer
  • Capture relative product development notes for design and marketing
  • Possess a working knowledge of design and utility intellectual patents and trademarks
  • Leverage technology, material and product exclusivity by partnering with legal experts to ensure that we have the proper patent agreements in place
  • 10+ years' total experience in apparel design, pattern making, textile science, product development, R&D/Innovation, management consulting or related fields
  • Advanced knowledge of the apparel development process from inception through production
  • Prior experience in Performance innovation, design or product creation a strong plus
  • Proven success in ambiguous and fast paced environments
  • Support concept designer in print/pattern development and color up
  • Preparation and participation in meetings as brainstorming, briefing, lookbook shooting, fitting, form & fabric
  • Deliver seasonal, trend, and market right Color and Material toolkits that drive the Seasonal Direction across all categories
Qualifications for concept designer
  • Strong artistic ability to design from both verbal creative input and pre-conceptualized artwork
  • Experience must be showcased with an up-to-date portfolio that includes character design
  • Knowledge of design management, work planning, budgeting, scheduling, and variety of vendors
  • Possesses solid aesthetic sensibilities and storytelling skills to support the creative process and to facilitate positive and productive communication between all disciplines
  • Experience in Theme Park, Hotel and Entertainment Venues Preferred
  • They should come from a styling / design background

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