Position

The Women’s Accessories Designer will be responsible for:

  • Research of key market trends, silhouettes and colours
  • Preparing seasonal mood boards, color trends and research (4 collections – 2 main and 2 pre) for bags, small leather goods and belts.
  • Design, research and create collections for CK Jean’s Womenswear including hardwear
  • Build the line following ‘red thread’ Silhouettes and detailing
  • Working closely with Creative Director Women’s Accessories
  • Day to day communication with your product developers on all areas from hardwear to materials
  • Prepare hand sketches / illustrator
  • Color ups in CAD packages
  • Work on SMU requests (Prepare sketch, Specification sheet, send all information and follow up project)
  • Working with apparel team to align concepts and colours.
  • Follow up colors and materials with other divisions

Requirements

  • Education: Degree in Design
  • Experience: minimum 8 years of experience within Accessories design (Bags, small leather goods and belts).
  • Experience in working and visiting factories preferably Asia.
  • Skills: Advanced use of Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Good understanding of constructions and materials with knowledge of pattern making
  • Knowledge with working with PU and Nylons
  • Good presentation skills are a must
  • Competencies: Highly creative with fresh new ideas, with ability to combine creative with commercial restraints.
  • Highly organized with the ability to plan according to priority and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication skills, fluency in English a must
  • Availability to travel Europe and Asia