Small Leather Goods Designer

Primary Purpose: The SLG Designer  will work with the Sr. Designer, Women’s SLGs to initiate concepts each season that are fashion driven, reflective of the creative vision and brand aesthetic. You will be a part of a dynamic, creative environment where you will collaborate with talented designers and cross-functional partners in the business.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Design to…

  • Create sketches and product prototypes throughout the conceptual design process.
  • Partner with Sr. Designer, Women’s Leathergoods to refine seasonal concept, materials, hardware, and color palette for seasonal 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. 
  • Mentor and develop designers and assistants
  • The accomplished individual will possess…
  • Must possess a strong fashion sense and have the ability to interpret trends
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with a diverse group at all levels
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and follow-up
  • Strong attention to detail

An outstanding professional will have…
  • Minimum 5-6 years experience designing handbags and/or small leather goods
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design or related field
  • Ability to sketch both technical drawings and freeform renderings
  • Experience developing product directly with factories; understanding of development from concept through engineering, required
  • Understanding of materials, hardware, leather, and small leather goods construction required
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Apply with Adecco

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