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Handbag Designer

Job Title: Handbag Designer
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
REF: 1765_1524237511
Contact Name: Val May
Contact Email: valmay@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Our client, an established, leading supplier to major high street retailers and value store groups, is currently seeking an experienced Handbag Designer for FREELANCE WORK to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a successful, global business.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Designing formal and casual handbags for high street retailer in the UK and abroad
  • Working closely Head of Design and retail Buyers to ensure products meet client needs
  • Interpreting seasonal key trends and creating inspirational boards and colour palettes
  • Developing and sourcing of products and sampling
  • Creating detailed tech packs
  • Attending trade shows and travel when required
  • Presenting collections


Person requirements:

  • MUST have previous experience designing handbags for high street retailers
  • Knowledge of handbag construction and patterns
  • Fully computer literate including CAD and Illustrator
  • Working knowledge of liaising with overseas factories
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to travel if and when necessary

PLEASE PROVIDE CURRENT DESIGN EXAMPLES AND CAD WORK FROM YOUR POFRTFOLIO WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE