House of CB is looking for a specialist Accessories Designer. If you enjoy working in a creative, fast-paced environment, then we would love to hear from you!
We are a premium high-street womenswear brand, that is focused on excellent quality garments, with fits that accentuate the female form. We design and develop all products in the rapidly expanding East London studio.
We are offering a permanent position for an experienced Accessories Designer who is willing to take on the challenge of supporting this brand through the design and development process of leathergoods, shoes and lifestyle accessories.
You will be working closely with the Creative Director to a new line of leathergoods, shoes and lifestyle accessories for the online and global stores. You will have the opportunity to design and develop a broad range of accessories as stand alone capsules, as well as pieces to compliment the core seasonal collections.
Position Overview: Accessories Designer/Developer
We are looking for a highly creative, detail-oriented, and team-oriented individual with a strong fashion sense, trend awareness, and specialist experience in leathergoods design and construction. Experience in design and development of lifestyle accessories and shoes would be a highly valued addition.
Major responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Develop flat sketches and detailed tech packs for all accessories product, including any graphics or print elements.
CAD up approved sketches in Illustrator.
Participate in research and identifying seasonal fashion, fabric, technique, trim and merchandise trends
Partner with materials manager on material sourcing for all accessories product
Partner with offshore development office on manufacturer sourcing for specialist products
Manage material development, swatches and lab dip approvals for your own designs
Manage sample review process of accessories, addressing material, functionality and construction issues.
Preparing sample feedback and approvals for specialist accessories factories
Communicate daily with cross-functional partners, both internal and global
Support sample teams and showroom set-up for range presentations
5+ years of related experience with excellent technical knowledge in accessories design and construction
Strong with colour, material, detailing in a broad range of leathergoods and lifestyle accessories
Excellent in communication, organization, and time management skills
Proactive, professional, flexible and able to multi-task
Strong knowledge of Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop and basic Excel.
Please send over your CV and a sample of your portfolio. We cannot accept your application without this.