Accessories Designer - REMOTE

Job title: Accessories Designer - REMOTE
Contract type: Freelance
Location: San Francisco, CA
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: Yes
Reference: 405732
Contact name: Daisy Jimenez
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client is a renowned company leading the design and development of licensed merchandise for top brands. Their on-trend, modern, and innovative designs distinguish them at the forefront of the industry.


Accessories Designer Position Overview:

In this position, the Accessories Designer would be responsible for researching inspiration, developing new design concepts, sketching ideas, creating technical packages, and overseeing samples.


Accessories Designer Requirements:

• Work in illustrator to sketch and complete tech packs

• Spec/apply measurements to sketches and create BOMS in illustrator

• Oversee research and inspiration to create a cohesive accessory design concept each season, review emerging trends and shapes, and research local markets

• Develop flats and sketches for all accessory designs as part of a cohesive seasonal collection aligned with the brand’s overall aesthetic and vision

• Send out trend packs to direct vendors each season

• Prepare all necessary components for accessory design presentations, such as sketch boards, proto reviews, and production meeting preparation

• Collaborate with various cross-functional teams including Merchandising, Product Development, and Sourcing teams, and maintain strong business relationships with external partners

• Lead sample review sessions, provide recommendations, note feedback, and update sketches as necessary


Accessories Designer Key Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree preferred

• 2-3 years’ accessory design and development experience

• Must be proficient in Ai and have experience in bags and accessories

• Must have experience in complete tech packs

• Experience designing for manufacturing

• Exceptional sense of style, fabric, seasonal, color and technical knowledge

• Creative and innovative design and conceptualization ability

• Exceptional communication and presentation skills

• Ability to build collaborative relationships across departments and with vendors

• Capacity to anticipate change based on events and adapt quickly

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