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Bag Designer

Employer
Simone Rocha
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
16 Jun 2024

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Function
Design - Garments & Accessories
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Bag Designer

An experienced bag designer to work as part of our Design Team in our London studio. 

 

Technical

·      CAD Literate, skills in Illustrator, Photoshop, or other 3D software

·      Demonstrable knowledge of leather goods constructions & pattern cutting, bag terminology & bag materials. Some knowledge/experience of menswear accessories would be beneficial 

·      Creating of tech-packs , spec sheets, CAD rendering & material placement

·      Working with other design teams on style/detail/material development

·      Certifiable design qualification or relevant experience

·      Sensitivity to fabrication and colour

·      Able to ensure all new products are developed and industrialised to an agreed quality standard whilst considering relevant pricing strategies

·      Generate and follow critical path timeline

·      Detailed specs & modifications for communication to factory & client

·      Knowledge of collection development process, set up of the Technical Sheets/documentation per collection

·      Able to embrace the full design and development process and its impact on sales function and how a product is brought to market on a global basis

 

Administrative

·      Liaising with overseas suppliers, samples management, quality control, fabric and trims, purchase orders and other admin support as required

·      Previous experience working with teams

·      Excellent organisations, time management and presentation skills

·      Constant reviewing of the assortment and taking action accordingly

·      European factory and supplier experience

·      Understanding of a ‘collection line plan’

·      Attendance of design, merchandising and production meetings as required

·      Evaluate and assess new design sketches for suitability-development & manufacturing skills, capability and capacity

·      Design and development administration & email correspondence

·      Timely sample preparation

·      Experience working to a design/product development calendar

  

Interpersonal

·      Work with the design team throughout the entire process including collection build out

·      Work with factory and suppliers-written communication and personal visits when required

·      Communicate and collaborate with the production team with regards to supplier communication

·      Travel - local and international (as and when required), 

·      Knowledge of the fashion and lifestyle marketplace

 

Please note, this role will be based full-time from our Studio in London. 

Please send all applications to info@simonerocha.com with your CV and Cover Letter.

 

 

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