Fashion

Fulltime
12-29-2017
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Job# 26629 BH# 338251
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Associate Designer, Off-price Handbags

Client Overview: 

Our client is a popular accessories brand creating the latest handbags and footwear must-haves. Their on-trend, contemporary, and stylish designs establish them as a top destination for the hottest accessories.

Position Overview:

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

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

• Collaborate with various cross-functional teams; establish and maintain strong business relationships with international external partners

• Participate in fitting sessions, provide recommendations, note feedback, and modify sketches as necessary

Key Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in fashion design or related field

• 3 years’ off-price handbag design experience