Accessories Designer Job Description

Accessories Designer Job Description

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Accessories designer provides technical data to Product Definition and Industrial Design team for trade-off analysis during early product ideation.

Accessories Designer Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective accessories designer job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included accessories designer job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Work with Production Team to globally source, find fabrics and yarns that are within budgetary guidelines to develop
Identify fabrics and yarns that are within budget guidelines (line plan) to develop into product
Owns executing design and fit intent into bulk production while maintaining corporate standards
Collaborate with business partners on design aesthetic, fit intent and construction
Independently lead fit session to achieve design aesthetic and finalize fit of a trend right style that meets customer expectations
Effectively communicate fit intent, design aesthetic and construction leveraging current technologies to a vendor in a universal language to achieve quality samples
Evaluate garment to determine compliance of spec, construction, fit intent and design aesthetic
Identify potential production, quality and costing and design issues and make appropriate recommendations
Ensure size and fit consistency within and across product categories
Independently track, manage and prioritize a high style count with multiple deliverables to insure deadlines and in store dates are met

Accessories Designer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Accessories Designer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accessories designer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Design, Fashion Design, Fashion, Education, Apparel Design, Associates, Industrial Design, Technical, Art, Art and Design

Skills for Accessories Designer

Desired skills for accessories designer include:

Industrial design
Fashion product and fashion design/industrial product
Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
But not limited to various techniques
Embellishments and styles by category
Fabric qualities
Pattern making
Skilled at developing detailed technical sketches and specs
Yarns

Desired experience for accessories designer includes:

Communicate with GIS technicians and vendors to troubleshoot, educate, and understand vendor capabilities
Build vendor fit capabilities to empower vendors to own fit
Foster open communication and team environment with all BP’s
Take on extra projects and participate in committee work
Ability to distill the important from the non important
Exhibit confidence, act decisively and is comfortable taking calculated risks

Accessories Designer Examples

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Accessories Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accessories designer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accessories designer
  • Responsible for researching global markets in order to identify new trends
  • Responsible for working with the design and pd teams to meet deadlines for creating and passing product specs for all stages of development - concept through production
  • Contribute to overall trend and direction for each season, for all designs, labels and specific categories
  • Shop and observe street fashion several times a year
  • Collaborate with the Design Manager/Director and Buying team on a weekly basis to review emerging trends to chase in-season
  • Collaborate with the Designers & Design Manager/Director each season to develop conceptual direction for the total product assortment
  • Design styles, develop or select trims, and identify colors for fabrics selected at the Raw Materials meeting
  • Present development samples and color palette for merchant review at Proto and Finalization Meetings
  • Complete all technical sketches for domestic and overseas programs
  • Develop and train Designers, and Assistant/ Associate Designers
Qualifications for accessories designer
  • Professional working experience with illustrator, MS Office and Lotus Notes
  • Excellent understanding of new and innovative materials and hardware upcoming trends
  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Design)
  • Must have superb organizational skills, be a team player and possess great interpersonal skills
  • Creativity, technical capability and sensibility for merchandising
  • Ability to learn how to design through new/advanced technology
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Accessories Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of accessories designer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for accessories designer
  • Manage development and execution of trim, print, embellishment, hardware packages
  • Set up spec sheets
  • Assist in seasonal fittings
  • Collect market intelligence under the direction of the Creative Director, providing all involved with up-to-date information
  • Oversee all sampling for respective product category for development packages with overseas vendors
  • Oversee all team activities, including workflow, productivity and performance
  • Contribute market intelligence including color and design trends that can be incorporated into the seasonal presentations
  • Research the worldwide marketplace for trends in new product design as they relate to assigned product category
  • Design new in-line and special-make product and update carry over styles from sketch through line-drawing, including computer generated line art
  • Work with Product Development Department throughout prototype development process
Qualifications for accessories designer
  • Professional experience working in team environment, ability to function autonomously in a cooperative, diverse group
  • College degree in Fashion Design or Accessories field
  • 5+ years accessories design experience
  • Position will focus on Men’s Bags and Hats
  • 3+ Experience in the fashion apparel industry with design product development from concept to final product
  • College education degree in Accessories design
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Accessories Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of accessories designer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accessories designer
  • Identify consumer relevant product opportunities through market & trend research
  • Create material, fabric, silhouette, sundries and trim developments
  • Design products that achieve or exceed targets for the seasonal calendar, assortment plan and source location requirements
  • Execute direction given by senior designers and directors as part of the global guidelines
  • Design and develop creative solutions to concepts within the adidas neo Accessories range
  • Ability to manage and lead a small team of Designers
  • Ensure that all artwork is copyrighted and burnt to CD for archiving on completion of each season
  • Partner with Sr Designer to create presentations with clear direction and point of view for all Private brand Accessories for internal and external usage
  • Represent each Private brands aesthetic of assortments for Accessories to influence design direction and overall image inherent for each brand with vendors, product management and merchants
  • Facilitate successful design, serving as a brand ambassador and liaison with vendor partners across all categories for Private Brands
Qualifications for accessories designer
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in related profession
  • Highly detailed oriented a must
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, Illustrator/Adobe Design programs, Outlook
  • Proficiency in Rhino is a plus
  • Must have a Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Fashion Apparel Design
  • Must have 3-5 years of Fashion Design experience
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an accessories designer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accessories designer
  • Actively share your fresh ideas and design concepts to the design team
  • Regularly monitor trend and street style that is relevant and new for our brand
  • Produce specifications packs for both you and your Manager ready to send to our manufacturers
  • Upload and organise the teams’ graphic designs onto our `Design Store`
  • Develop your knowledge of colour and fabric innovation within Womenswear design
  • Proactively research competitors to help us to continually innovate
  • Evaluate other classifications objectively and give criticism
  • Establish full working knowledge of raw materials inherent to a specific classification
  • Oversee all aspects of presentation from boards to prototypes to articulation of ideas and market direction
  • Make monthly presentations to design and merchandising staff
Qualifications for accessories designer
  • Must have strong interest in fashion design
  • Basic garment construction knowledge required
  • Must be able to adjust to changing business needs
  • Must have strong commercial color sense, pattern merchandising ability, and general market knowledge
  • Must be a team player, open to taking direction, and able to work well under pressure
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accessories Design preferred
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Accessories Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an accessories designer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accessories designer
  • Supervise Assistant and/or Associate Designer in order to develop the skills of that individual to grow to the next level
  • Establish full working knowledge of lab dip procedure, washes and finishes (if applicable)
  • Attend daily fit sessions
  • Responsible for researching domestic markets in order to identify new trends, fabrics, techniques
  • Keep abreast of fashion trends through fashion services, and other sources, understanding brand appropriate trends, color and product stories
  • Design and development of seasonal collections for CK Retail Men’s Accessories
  • Execute entire design process for a given season within multiple hard goods product categories
  • Ensure product design technical packages are complete, accurate and handed off to agents and vendors
  • Research and develop seasonal trends, themes, concepts, color direction, material, fabrications and styling and/or product form function and manufacturing processes
  • Deliver effective, cohesive product presentations to "sell" concepts to merchants
Qualifications for accessories designer
  • Computer pattern programs such as, Gerber and Lectra
  • Web conferencing tools and Video editing tools
  • Microsoft Suite programs
  • Ability to articulate ideas clearly and inspire
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Footwear and Bag construction
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing techniques and processes

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