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Technical Handbag Designer (Freelance)

Job title: Technical Handbag Designer (Freelance)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: New York
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $35.00- $40.00 per hour DOE
Reference: 450334
Contact name: Amelia Bitton

Job description

Client Overview: An industry leading contemporary brand with a large following

Technical Handbag Designer Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of technical design for every collection and develop a fit comment document for all garment components, including fit, fabric, construction, stitch, and trim
  • Measure accessories accurately to identify any fit issues and execute fit comments efficiently to remain on schedule with production
  • Participate in fit sessions, provide recommendations, note call-outs, and log critiques to accurately and efficiently address all issues
  • Provide grading guidelines to vendors after fit approval to ensure quality consistency and collaborate with internal and external partners
  • Approve samples for production after a thorough evaluation of fit, measurement, pattern shaping, hanger appeal, and functionality

Technical Handbag Designer Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Proven technical design experience in accessories/ handbags
  • Proficient with Adobe Illustrator
  • Must be able to work on site 5 days a week
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