Bags and Accessories designer

Scotch & Soda
Amsterdam, Netherlands
19 Apr 2022
09 Jun 2022
Full Time
Born in Amsterdam, Scotch & Soda celebrates the free spirit of its birth city. Endlessly optimistic, we champion individuality, authenticity and the power of self-expression to create the unique - an attitude reflected in our designs. The Scotch & Soda collections include menswear, womenswear, kidswear, denim, eyewear, fragrances, and accessories, occupying a unique space in today's fashion landscape. Globally we're expanding, with stores and offices in major cities in Europe, North America, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Australia and we'd love for you to be part of the journey.

You will work in our beautiful, canal facing office in the lively heart of Amsterdam. In our characteristic offices full of history and heritage you will feel inspired and proud to be part of such and unique brand. Despite the sometimes tight deadlines, the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly.

We are looking for a passionate, organised and experienced Bags and Accessories designer to lead the creation of this sector in our Womenswear team. You will need to be up to date on the latest trends and have a great eye for detail that takes Scotch and Soda design to the next level. You need to be a flexible team player with strong cross functional communication skills.

Our ideal candidate;
  • A Bachelor's degree in Fashion
  • At least 6 years of working experience in Women's Accessories
  • Highly skilled in Illustrator and Photoshop (3D design is a plus)
  • Strong technical knowledge of constructionand excellent material and hardware knowledge
  • Flexible mentality, able to adjust quickly
  • Be able to work to a design brief with global needs and price point targets
  • Building mood boards and colours for your area
  • Able to write full tech packs to communicate with sourcing offices
  • Able to collection plan and build at the highest level keeping a balance of commercial and creative
  • Persuasive communication style takes other along on the journey to get the job done
  • Confident in presenting to upper management
  • Able to communicate with license partners and guide their design choices
  • Can do attitude and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Knowledge of suitable supply base for Bags and SLG

Come work with us and enjoy the following benefits:
  • A highly collective creative and welcoming environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an atmosphere for professional development
  • To work in the most desirable offices in Amsterdam
  • A 39hour working week, Fridays end at 4PM
  • All Apple equipment
  • 28 holiday days per year
  • Onefit subscription for EUR29 a month (instead of EUR65)
  • Amazing company drinks, events and parties
  • Employee discounts. 28% online and in store and access to our Friends&Family sale
  • Access to great company benefits around parenthood and wellbeing
  • Professional help with your relocation (if applicable)
  • A collective health insurance with a discount for Scotch employees and their families
  • Full coverage of public transportation if you live outside Amsterdam
  • A competitive salary and a annual 8% holiday pay
  • A pension scheme which is 2/3 funded by Scotch & Soda

Application process

Phone call with the recruiter

One of our recruiters will review your application and get in contact with you if there's a match

First interview

Upon a successful phone screening, we will invite you for an interview

Short assignment or second interview

Depending on the role, we will ask you to complete a short assignment or invite you for the second interview.


You will receive an offer as soon as we make a selection - good luck!

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