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Freelance Handbag Designer

Job Title: Freelance Handbag Designer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: East Midlands,
Salary: £250 - £350 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q97044
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 06, 2015 15:11

Job Description

My client, a Trend led retailer is actively seeking a Ladies Handbag Designer to join their Accessories team on a freelance basis.

Key responsibilities to include:

  • To contribute to the strategic plan for the bags department by proposing ideas about the latest shapes, colours, moods, fabrics and techniques
  • Working closely with buying and product team to develop a commercial and successful range across the ladies handbags department
  • Developing and maintaining knowledge of current and potential market/fashion trends within the accessories market
  • Producing mood boards to show the overall vision of your area as well as key design influences such as colour, shapes and style.
  • Identifying new design opportunities and presenting these to the team and Design Manager accordingly.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent within design or fashion
  • Previous design experience working in the UK retail fashion industry either with a retailer or key handbags supplier
  • Experience of working closely with buying teams and attending Far East product development and factory visits
  • Competent user of Illustrator or Photoshop with excellent hand drawing skills.
  • Strong communication skills and be able to work well with other departments

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading brand in a creative environment. At present it would be around 4 days a week requirement..

If you have the required skills and experience, send us your CV today.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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