Location: Dallas, TX USA
At Grand Time, we build brands and design watches in the fashion lifestyle space. We are searching for a Watch Designer to develop new products every season for our two in-house brands, JBW & Breda (including but not limited to ideation, concepting, modeling, design, sampling and production tracking). The designer works directly with the founder and brand teams to develop design concepts that reflect each brand’s vision and aesthetic.
The ideal candidate has 3-5 years of experience in the watch industry, with a degree in industrial/ product design and is looking to advance their career in product design. This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual striving to grow within an established, fast-paced fashion company and have a direct impact on its development.
Trend research and brainstorming concepts for each season’s designs
Create renderings and 3D images of new watch designs
Implement design and spec documents, manage sample development process
Work with overseas manufacturers for technical specs, pricing and production follow-up
Create line sheets for market weeks and client meetings
Contribute to building an internal design philosophy for both brands and detail sketches / CAD mock-ups
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial or Product Design
3-5 years professional design experience in watch industry
Strong sketching and rendering skills
Computer Skills: 2D and 3D programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, and Solidworks)
Creative thinking and the ability to generate new ideas
Dedication to brand + product mission
Ability to work under pressure, manage aggressive design/ production timelines and have strong follow through
ABOUT GRAND TIME:
WE BUILD FASHION & LIFESTYLE BRANDS.
Based in Dallas, our vision is to build an iconic, global house of lifestyle brands fueled by a culture of relentless curiosity and creativity. Innovation and creativity drive us forward on a daily basis. Our diverse team is involved in all facets of building and running our brands. We do all the heavy lifting in house and work with strategic partners along the way.
The GRAND TIME Studio is tucked away in the historic Deep Ellum district of Dallas. The studio functions as our brand’s design ofﬁce and retail store combined with a collaborative workspace. From here, many designs are born and brought to life. Our studio is essential to the innovation and creativity of our brand.