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Production Manager

Kahn Lucas New York, NY

In this fast paced position, you will partner with merchandising, design and sales to develop product, ensuring correct execution, attaining margin… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

National Sales Manager

Kahn Lucas New York, NY

Do you love interesting product? Do you want to help transform our business? Do you thrive working independently? We have the role for you! Our… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Vice President of eCommerce

Kahn Lucas New York, NY

In this position you will have the chance to add to our mostly wholesale business today which is dramatically expanding, to include a direct to… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Madame Alexander Sales Manager (FT)

Kahn Lucas New York, NY

The ideal candidate will have retail sales experience, high energy level, be outgoing, enjoy engaging with adults and children and be able to relate… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Key Holder

Kahn Lucas Gettysburg, PA +2 locations

Kahn Lucas Lancaster in the Gettysburg Outlet Mall. Part time, Key Holder position available immediately - 10 hrs/wk flexible We are looking for… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Inside Sales Associate (Madame Alexander)

Kahn Lucas New York, NY

Experience in Excel, Word and strong oral presentation skills will give you the foundation to succeed in this challenging… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Madame Alexander Sales Associate (PT)

Kahn Lucas New York, NY

The ideal candidate will have retail sales experience, high energy level, be outgoing, enjoy engaging with adults and children and be able to relate… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Sales Assistant- Wholesale Apparel

Kahn Lucas New York, NY

This is the most exciting time to join Kahn Lucas. In 2012, we acquired Madame Alexander Doll Company we have blended the two historical companies… Glassdoor


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    Unhappy and Stressful..Undervalued

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    Former Employee - Assistant Designer
    Former Employee - Assistant Designer

    I worked at Kahn Lucas full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Salary OK, Benefits somewhat decent, Learned a lot

    Cons

    Employees in the design field are not as valued as their constituents in the Sales dept though we are the basis of what an Apparel company should be. Often those in design have their new ideas/designs shelved and disregarded by those in Sales, or picked apart and modified to their breaking point. Margins are valued over creativity, often illogically. No room to grow creatively. Design talents are often muddled by production errors and shoddy factory production as a whole - very hit or miss - lots of backtracking and blame games. All errors fall back on Design, even if what happened was out of their hands. Design teams are expected to turn over large and extensive design projects (in addition to designing for the line) in a short time and without proper notice. Extreme levels of unnecessary stress is placed on senior designers which trickles down to the lower tier members of their team (assistants, product managers, artists), which often means trouble and upset for everyone on the team needlessly. Small issues are blown out of proportion while bigger problems fall ignored. Difficulty to communicate with superiors out of fear of being reprimanded or misunderstood is in turn the climate created.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please, value your designers and their teams. No one seemed to take notice of any of our struggles to stay afloat. There is an extreme lack recognition is given to the designers for their individual achievements, especially from Sales. Stop lumping the company product into one and acknowledge the designers for their individual talents and strengths instead of putting them all against each other and setting each team up for failure or triumph based on personal egos or opinions. As a former design team member, I felt very undervalued, unimportant, disposable, despite the fact that I gave my all to my position. Please stop treating assistants as though they are children, speaking to them in condescending manner needlessly. When you finally believe you have gained some importance, you can be let go without warning. (Also, please weigh options better before eliminating entire teams of people, give fair warning, don't drag the rug from beneath their feet)

    Everyone is nervous and afraid. The environment is volatile. CEO is not down to earth or on the level with employees. Too intimidating. There is a lot of anger, frustration, fear. It's not a happy place. You have to trick your mind into believing you are happy. I think the environment can change, but it will take a complete overhaul of the company structure, and it starts by putting Sales and Design on a level playing field, both in lieu of their salaries, and their value to the company. It should not be a pyramid with Sales above Design as it is now.

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