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Handbag/Travel Bag Designer

$50k – $60k • 0.25% – 0.5%
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Barazzo is looking for a creative designer with a solid handbag portfolio and experience across accessory categories.

Responsibilities:
*Manage the product development calendar and meet deadlines
*Follow up to ensure all development, pre-production and production sample requests are delivered to the manufacturer
*Knowledge of accessory construction, silhouettes, colorways, sewing techniques, fabrication, and trim; familiarity with print design and manufacturing
*Market knowledge and trend focus to develop relevant product and credibility to designs
*Ability to collaborate and work with the team to execute overall brand or concepts
*Create Illustrator sketches, specification packets for production and assortment line sheets for retailers and manufacture
*Understand cost drivers in product details to engineer cost viable design
Clear communication, organized, detail-oriented, and works well with a diverse team
*Positive attitude, collaborative and adaptable with a willingness to roll up your sleeves and works well with a diverse team
*Resilient and agile to product changes working with Design team/Account Management to ensure concept is met
*Vested equity after two years and salary available retroactive after pilots and contracts begin, the anticipated timeframe of 4-6 months after joining the team. Compensation = salary + equity share. PT to FT for the right candidate.*
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Experience:
MUST HAVE PREVIOUS HANDBAG DESIGN EXPERIENCE
*5-years of fashion, apparel, handbag design experience
*Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design or another related field - must have current or previous bag design experience and a solid portfolio
*Strong organizational skills with careful attention to detail
*Excellent communication skills
*Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign and software to develop tech packs
*Ability to work multi-task and meet deadlines
*Preference is given to candidates with experience designing for retailers