Associate Designer- Furniture & Lighting

  • Philadelphia  
  • Company
    Urban Outfitters  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    12 September 2019  
    Posted on
    14 August 2019  

Founded in 1992, Anthropologie operates more than 175 retail stores in North America and Europe, and ships to over 100 countries worldwide via our ecommerce channels. We cater to fashionable, educated, and creative women between the ages of 28 to 45, who desire an inspirational shopping experience. To that end, we are committed to exceeding her expectations in un­expected, delightful ways. Our unique product assortment includes women's apparel and accessories, home furnishings and décor, gifts, beauty, and found objects. Our mission is to provide our customer with an unimagined experience.

Title: Associate Designer – Lighting.


Reports to: Senior Designer - Furniture and Lighting.


The Associate Designer will contribute to the creation, development, and execution of own brand product appropriate for the Anthropologie customer.


·         Complete detailed design briefs for all new product development.

·         Initiate and complete line plan requirements on a seasonal basis.

·         Research and present to Sr Designer and Creative Director new ideas for each season.

·         Prep and present concepts with Design team to Buying and Production teams each season.

·         Source Globally & Domestically and shop raw materials to develop.

·         Chase product closer to season.

·         Communicate regularly to Production team and Vendors.

·         Attend follow-up meetings for all products and manage workload accordingly.

·         Communicate regularly with Buying, Coordinating & Production teams.

·         Where necessary travel to factories for development and execution of programs domestic and overseas.


·         Outstanding taste level and sense of home and overall design trends.

·         Ability to work really well within a team to create the best product that is focused on our customer.

·         Ability to respond to business objectives with creative and innovative design solutions.

·         Ability to successfully manage workload efficiently.

·         Good technical knowledge of lighting for retail customers.

·         Natural ability to draw and sketch.

·         Strong Computer skills:  Photoshop, Illustrator and 3D packages (ideally SolidWorks).

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Design, Industrial Design, or a related field.

Location: Philadelphia, PA.

Travel: Some domestic and international travel will be required.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.