Handbag Designer

Adecco Creative is currently supporting Tapestry Brands, recruit for a freelance Handbag Designer to join their outlet handbag team in Manhattan. 


  • Create sketches and product prototypes throughout the conceptual design process.
  • Partner with creative team to develop and refine seasonal concept, materials, hardware, and color palette for handbag/accessories collections.
  • Responsible for timeline adherence; ensure all Design Cards are completed accurately and delivered to Product Development on time; ensure all prototypes are available for product presentation and finalization. Ensure staff completes projects on timeline.
  • Responsible for upholding design integrity, high quality execution, and timeliness throughout the entire development process from concept through engineering and commercialization. 
  • Partner cross-functionally with Merchandising, Sourcing, and Product Development on regular basis. Participate in meetings with cross-functional category partners. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design or related field
  • 2-4 years of experience in handbag or related product design
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Hand sketching ability, including flat sketching
  • Strong color sense
  • Fashion/luxury brand experience, a plus


  • Apply with Adecco

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