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ASSOCIATE HANDBAG DESIGNER (for a well-know contemporary brand)
Location
New York, New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Accessories
Job Function
Design - Fashion/Product
Design - Technical
Product Management
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level

ASSOCIATE HANDBAG DESIGNER (for a well-know contemporary brand)

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Minimum 2+ years of Handbag design experience

* Expertise in Adobe Software Programs (Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, etc.)

* Proficient in  Excel and PowerPoint

* Knowledge of materials, production, sampling processes, vendor markets

* Must be a team player with the desire to form working relationships across multiple departments and streamline processes

* Strong time management skills; communications skills- verbal and written

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

* Follow, interpret, and forecast brand-appropriate trends and key silhouettes

* Create concept packets, computer render (sketch) designs, and create tech packs

* Seek out new and exciting materials and construction

* Render/sketch/create tech packs exclusively in Illustrator and computer programs

* Work with Sales team to assist in creating SKU plans as necessary for the Brand

* Review correspondence with factories, review quality and construction on samples and provide feedback to vendors

* Participate in concept and design meetings; present to licensor

* Meet with retailers during Market Weeks: receive their feedback to product, interpret their needs and requests, develop a strong understanding of their business and apply to product