• Associate, Designer - Small Leather Goods

    Work Location US-NY-New York
  • Specific Responsibilities

    • Work together with Design Director in conceptualizing and executing lines within the time frame established by seasonal calendar.
    • Help develop products that are aesthetically appropriate for the brand while adhering to production and costing requirements.
    • Responsible for completion of design packages with a translation of all details in a timely manner in order to facilitate sample making.
    • Follow through on all sample requests, etc with overseas office.
    • Work with the design director to help manage other areas of line development such as market research, sourcing etc.
    • Partner with the sales and licensor teams to ensure business objectives are reflected in the product design.
    • Create presentation boards, including concept boards/mood boards, etc.
    • Set up showrooms prior to market weeks and major presentations.

    Skills and Requirements

    • BA Degree from Art and Design college, preferred major in Accessories Design.
    • 1 to 3 years Handbag/SLG experience.

    • Basic knowledge of print and pattern drawing
    • Must have the ability to sketch and prepare spec packages in Adobe Illustrator.
    • Proficiency in Photoshop.
    • Team Player, highly organized.
    • Ability to take direction and follow through on design and projects.
    • Detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks at once while working within sensitive time lines.


    GBG USA INC. is an equal opportunity employer



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