Designer, Luggage

| New York

We’re Away. We make thoughtful objects for modern travel. For us, getting Away means getting more out of every trip to come. That’s the idea, and the mission, behind everything we do.

We're looking for a Designer, Luggage to lead the product design for our quickly expanding range of luggage and interior accessories. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to have a pivotal role in translating our brand vision into beautiful and thoughtful products. You will report directly to our Director of Product Design and work from our headquarters in Noho, NYC.

REQUIREMENTS

What you’ll do:

  • Oversee the design of our growing line of travel luggage and interior accessories (including evergreen styles and limited edition collaborations), from ideation to commercialization
  • Drive our design aesthetic forward intelligently through market research, knowledge of current trends, and collaboration with merchandising, marketing, and data teams
  • Create and maintain line plan with cross-functional teams and find opportunities for growth
  • Create sketches and tech packs in Adobe Illustrator
  • Review and correct samples and lab dips; oversee consistent sample wear-testing
  • Maintain a pulse on industry trends, new technologies and innovative products
  • Maintain communication with Product Development team and work with factories onsite to refine and perfect our products

You should have:

  • At least 3-4 years of relevant design experience
  • Adobe Illustrator proficient (required)
  • The ability to own and manage multiple projects at one time
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign and Microsoft Excel a plus
  • A portfolio, but more importantly, the ability to talk us through your designs

Who you are:

  • An excellent communicator
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Always willing to roll your sleeves up to get the job done
  • Excited to work across multiple projects in a fast paced environment
  • Eager to take on new and varied responsibilities at a rapidly growing consumer brand
  • Passionate about travel and travel products

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Quarterly company outings
  • Annual international team trips

ABOUT AWAY

Away (awaytravel.com) is modernizing the travel experience, beginning with your luggage, while striving to set the example for how socially conscious companies should conduct themselves. In November 2015, we launched our brand in Vogue, GQ, and USA Today, and have been featured in over 100 publications including New York Magazine, Travel + Leisure, and Wallpaper*. Away was founded by two Warby Parker alums and has raised $31M in venture funding led by Forerunner Ventures, Accel Partners, and Global Founders Capital.

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Location

419 Lafayette Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10003
419 Lafayette Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10003

Perks of working here

401(K)
Company Equity
Company Outings
Dental
Fitness Subsidy
Health Benefits
Vision
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