Eyewear Designer job in New York City
|Company Type:||Certified B Corporation|
|Impact Area:||Quality of Life|
|Company Name:|| Warby Parker|
|State / Province:||New York (NY)|
|City:||New York City|
We’re on the lookout for a stellar eyewear designer with a knack for the translating trends they see in the broader market into something that’s just right for Warby Parker customers. The person in this role will work closely with our head designer to pull inspiration for new collections, concept new collections, and execute frame designs. Sound up your alley? Read on:
What you’ll do:
Who you are:
Warby Parker was founded in 2010 with a lofty objective: to offer designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially conscious businesses. By circumventing traditional channels and designing our frames in house, we’re able to offer insanely high-quality eyewear at decidedly non-insane prices (i.e., from $95 with prescription lenses—a fraction of the going price!).
In the last eight years, we’ve grown to over 60 retail locations in the U.S. and Canada, opened our first optical lab in upstate New York, and launched two of our own iOS apps. And for three years running, Fast Company has named us one of the world’s most innovative companies.
We also hold ourselves to the highest standards of social and environmental responsibility. This means lots of different things, like operating carbon-neutrally and distributing a pair of glasses to someone in need for every pair we sell. (We’re big believers that businesses can scale and be profitable while doing good in the world.)
Of course, all work and no play makes an extremely dull office, and no one likes an extremely dull office. (We sure don’t.) As an employee at Warby Parker, you can look forward to company outings, guest speakers, volunteering opportunities, and other brain- (and/or taste-bud-) stimulating activities. It also doesn’t hurt that our team is just great company.
Some benefits and perks of working at Warby Parker: