Design Coordinator Job Description

Design Coordinator Job Description

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Design coordinator provides technical expertise and provide creative solutions pertaining to engineering, design, and construction means, methods, and materials.

Design Coordinator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Be a cross-functional partner for Design, Merchandising, Materials and Technical Teams
Manage aspects of local sample development in terms of commissioning pattern work, managing sewers, and buying materials in NYC if needed
Coordinate with Tech the sending of development packages, materials and trims to sample rooms and Service Providers
Support creation and maintenance of Bill of Materials in ECVision
Assist on making the Design concept boards each season, pulling inspiration tears and Photoshop projects
Assist on fashion sketching in Illustrator
The primary role of the Coordinator is to create visually compelling materials and manage assigned projects through all phases of development to successful completion
Formatting and tackle smaller design requests (internal + client facing) including, but not limited to, client-specific B/R templates or refining existing materials (larger scale projects will be escalated to Senior Manager)
Daily update and maintain PDM
Coordinates regular design and team meetings and tracks weekly design and production deliverables and resources throughout all phases for Studio projects

Design Coordinator Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Design Coordinator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EIT, NCIDQ, GISP, SHRM, PHR, PMI, ACE, CA, CCTV, LXD

Education for Design Coordinator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the design coordinator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Interior Design, Architecture, Design, Technical, Engineering, Graphic Design, Interior Architecture, Communications, Business

Skills for Design Coordinator

Desired skills for design coordinator include:

Photoshop
Illustrator
SketchUp and 3-D Studio Max
Materials
Building construction systems
Means and methods
Adobe Creative Suite
Industry associated standards is expected
Interior code requirements
Constructability

Desired experience for design coordinator includes:

Must have a creative sensibility
Must be confident when working with internal and external partners
Registered architect is a plus
2- 5 years relevant experience in interior design, retail store planning
Basic sewing skills are preferred but not required
Minimum of 3-4 years in architecture and interior design with at least 2 years in interior design with an architectural or interior design firm

Design Coordinator Examples

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Design Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a design coordinator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for design coordinator
  • Execute design development activities based on strategies and priorities set by Sr
  • Monitor calendars to ensure timeliness of deliverables
  • Analyze Design Cards for accuracy and completeness
  • Manage the timely delivery of samples, mockups and other submits from sample facilities to Design
  • Track sample development deliveries
  • Support the review of prototypes to meet Product Development Timeline milestones
  • Coordinate workload, communication and direction directly to factories both overseas and domestic
  • Facilitate submit approvals with design
  • Prepare data for end of season hand-off to production
  • Assist with new systems transition (ECvision)
Qualifications for design coordinator
  • The person in this position will be required to work in a fast-paced office setting with frequent interruptions and with the need to deal with a great diversity of people
  • Work hours are standard with the exception of major projects during which extended hour may be necessary
  • Ensure that all projects are addressed and responded to in a timely manner and that all necessary communications with regional Store Design partners, Brand managers, are handled in a proactive and professional manner
  • Ensure that clear and accurate reporting of active, pending and completed projects is maintained and understood with in the team and that the brand is kept abreast of their related projects on an ongoing basis
  • Manage samples for major milestone calendar meetings , work with cross-functional teams including
  • Manage samples for key fittings on the seasonal calendar, schedule master fits for all classes with director of Technical Design
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Design Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of design coordinator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for design coordinator
  • Manage samples for special location & studio photoshoots each season and partner with Creative/Marketing Dept
  • Color Liaison, help match colors and with Colorist on Pea seasonal color pallets
  • Give creative support to building the Design Deck each season, a key tool used in many directional meetings
  • Manages inbound and outbound data transfer for assigned program teams
  • Develops new GD&T for new quotes and existing programs
  • Updates and distributes GD&T drawings
  • File maintenance of all math data
  • Archives data as required
  • Creates part flat blanks using software
  • Modify data for process improvement
Qualifications for design coordinator
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in Engineering and Construction
  • New business support for overlays, packaging and rack density studies
  • Responsible for analysis, creation and verification of cloud scan data for reverse engineering product
  • Liaise with tooling and process engineers to aid in troubleshooting part fit up and line development issues
  • Produce file translations (IGES, STEP, DXF), if required
  • Create various product related reports for team communications
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Design Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a design coordinator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for design coordinator
  • Working with VP, Design and Legacy content managers to carry out photo research requests and artwork licensing for Legacy related projects
  • Dealing with Legacy Finance team to process invoices
  • Handling design administrative duties such as invoice processing, vendor setups, artwork agreements
  • Issuing paperwork associated with Legacy related photo shoots
  • Retrieve artwork for Labels/Clients, upon request
  • Work with VP, Design and Art Directors to create and archive photo shoot
  • Work on special projects for VP, Design including locating artwork, locating and ordering reference material (such as books, competitive CD’s, ), and creating reports upon request
  • Research artwork agreements
  • Assist and trouble shoot various issues as needed
  • Bleacher Report's Product Marketing + Visual Communications group's role is to support ad sales business objectives and strategies which include sales development, new business initiatives, product development & marketing, providing support to other divisions within the Turner family
Qualifications for design coordinator
  • Strong ability to work independently and multi-task
  • Strong ability to work alongside a team in a fast paced environment
  • General knowledge of the Fashion Industry and seasonal production cycles
  • At least 1 year of experience in an administrative assistant or coordinator role in a fast paced environment
  • A team player, who is both ambitious and able to take initiative and see through projects independently
  • The Coordinator's work product includes presentations, newsletters, mock-ups, event invitations and other collateral material
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Design Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of design coordinator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for design coordinator
  • Support Senior PM and Design Director in light of shifting Design Department organizational priorities, adjusting areas of focus in accordance with corporate initiatives (ongoing)
  • Process all requests for design work from around the company, adding them to project management tool (Asana) quickly and accurately
  • Promptly and efficiently notify Senior PM and relevant Art Director when time-sensitive needs arise
  • Manage logistical relationship with Editorial staff, ensuring that Editorial calendar stays accurately updated in accordance with Design’s progress on a given story, and seeking out input/ updates from Editors where needed
  • Coordinating outreach to and facilitating smooth communication with third parties (candidates, freelance contributors, vendors, ), in conjunction with Senior PM, graduating to ever-higher levels of involvement in the relevant projects
  • Own the organization and maintenance of all contracts, W-9s, vendor authorization forms, and invoices for the Design department, working closely with Senior PM (ongoing)
  • Own the organization and maintenance of a Design Department archive, both physical and digital (ongoing)
  • Work closely with Senior PM to gather feedback on design request process on an ongoing basis, and innovate on existing process
  • Update and maintain Design Department freelance resource calendar as potential contributors to the team are identified, working closely with Design Director
  • Coordinate dissemination of in-house merch product to relevant teams (ongoing, periodic)
Qualifications for design coordinator
  • Stellar presentation and graphic design creation, writing and editing skills (some peer or manager edits needed)
  • PowerPoint Super user - be prepared to provide at least two PowerPoint design samples with assigned creative direction
  • An eye for spotting fonts (matching and altering)
  • Possess a talent for translating information into clear and concise graphics and to be able to tell a story that is thoughtful, organized, and easy to digest
  • Demonstrate ownership of assignments, asking for clarification/direction as necessary
  • Ability to participate in collaborative project teams and coordinate deliverables/deadlines with corresponding contact leads throughout all phases of a project
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Design Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a design coordinator. 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 design coordinator
  • Upload entries to the blog on a monthly basis, collecting assets from team members and ensuring timely uploading (monthly or semi-monthly)
  • Build strong relationships within the team and suppliers
  • Actively promote new innovative ideas to improve current ways of working and challenge existing processes to drive best possible operational results
  • Support in the planning and maintaining of key critical path dates
  • Arrange and support in set up of meetings and presentations – space, fixture and fittings
  • Communicate deadlines to suppliers and help chase samples as and when needed
  • Plan and arrange the design team’s regular travel and world tour travel requirements
  • Maintain the team’s travel and accommodation budgets
  • Archive and destroy our bought, development and photo samples
  • Manage and maintain the team’s log of absence and holiday
Qualifications for design coordinator
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in project coordination, communication and networking
  • 4 years education, 2+ years design (Bachelor of Arts preferred)
  • 1+ years of professional experience (preferable working in a digital media environment)
  • Ability to work in a challenging, fast-paced and energizing environment while consistently producing collateral and support material of exceptional quality
  • Highly driven, self-motivated, and resourceful
  • Basic knowledge of design for print and web required (file types, size and resolution)

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