Graphic Designer

New York, NY

We believe that difference sparks brilliance, so we welcome people and ideas from everywhere to join us in stretching what’s possible.


At Tapestry, being true to yourself is core to who we are. When each of us brings our individuality to our collective ambition, our creativity is unleashed. This global house of brands – Coach, Kate Spade New York, Stuart Weitzman – was built by unconventional entrepreneurs and unexpected solutions, so when we say we believe in dreams, we mean we believe in making them happen. We’re always on a journey to becoming our best, but you can count on this: Here, your voice is valued, your ambitions are supported, and your work is recognized.


A key member of the Tapestry global communications team, this role works in a matrix organization to develop powerful visual communications and storytelling that engages audiences, communicates ideas and brings to life the Tapestry story. This is a new role in our corporate communications team and we are looking to add a graphic designer to help elevate communications design across all touch points: email, web, social, print, and presentations. This role is responsible for setting a clear and consistent graphic design system across all communications touch points. This role reports to VP, Global Communications and works closely with colleagues and partners around the organization.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Graphic Design to...

  • Bring a consistent and elevated design approach to corporate communications and bring to life our company story across all touch points
  • Leverage effective design to increase engagement and emotional connection in employee communications
  • Support creative concepting and design for social media posts in LinkedIn and Instagram
  • Develop visual content for speeches and presentations that are emotive and engaging
  • Maintain design standards, guidelines, and best practices. Work across Tapestry to communicate design rationales and respond to internal client feedback

The accomplished individual will possess...

  • Proficient in: Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Bridge and Acrobat
  • Leverage existing design system tools while keeping designs fresh and engaging
  • Apply creative thinking and design expertise to help create effective emotional communications internally and externally
  • Detailed oriented, well organized, strong problem solving and creative thinking skills
  • Enjoys working with a diverse global team and can work with our different brand creative teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Passion for our brands and company values


An outstanding professional will have...

  • BFA / BA in Design, Photography, Fine Art or related field.
  • Drawing / Illustration skills a plus
  • 5+ years’ experience in a related field.
  • Knowledge of Adobe XD, Figma a plus


Our Competencies for All Employees

  • Courage: Doesn’t hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
  • Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

Our Competencies for All People Managers

  • Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others: Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person’s career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
  • Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale
  • and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.


Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law.

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