Handbags & Accessories Designer

Handbags & Accessories Designer

£ Dependent on experience
REF: 11633 HH

Job Description

Handbags & Accessories Designer

Salary DOE

Location: Nottingham or London

This is a great opportunity for Accessory Designers looking for the next step in their career!

You will be designing and developing trend led Handbags & Accessories that fall in line with customer requirements and values, and also target margin. You will be expected to present the designs back to the customer and constantly build relationships.

Handbags & Accessories Designer - The Role

  • Working on various accounts across all womenswear.
  • Working closely with the rest of the team on design using Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Researching trends and creating mood boards, trend reports and ideas.
  • Liaising with factories in the Far East to ensure deadlines are met
  • Attending customer meetings and designing to customer briefs.
  • Preparing Design Packs for manufacturers.
  • Making presentations to customers on new season trends.
  • Designing ranges for customers based on key commercial looks.
  • Regular development trips to the Far East.

Handbags & Accessories Designer - The Candidate

  • Applicants should have a Degree in design and at least 3 – 5yrs relevant experience designing handbags and accessories.
  • Passionate about design and fashion.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced and hardworking environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible to work as part of a team and individually when needed.
  • Highly enthusiastic and motivated.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong presentation and teamwork skills.
  • Keen to contribute ideas.
  • Strong CAD skills - confident on Illustrator/Photoshop/InDesign.
  • Able to identify emerging trends and interpret them for commercial product ranges.
  • Able to work to a critical path and work well under pressure.
  • Experience working with European and Far East factories/suppliers.
  • You could be based in Nottingham or London.

CVs without accompanying relevant artwork will not be considered.

Please submit via email a CV and a covering letter in a word document format stating current salary, together with separate examples of your design work in a PDF format (max. 5MB) to –  

d.sierra-cuesta@peoplemarketing.co.uk.  Please quote reference 11633 HH.

If the e mail address is not displayed in this advert, then please contact People Marketing directly on 0115 922 3335 quoting the job reference number, and we shall supply you with the correct address.

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We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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