Leather Accessories (Bags) Designer

Clio Goldbrenner, a Belgian brand specialized in leather handbags since 2011, is a growing and dynamic high-end fashion accessory company. With activities in wholesale, retail (1 own flagship store in Antwerp) and e-commerce, Clio Goldbrenner is looking for a freelance designer for further development.

Keytasks

  • Prepare relevant and creative research on themes, colors, materials, laces and accessories
  • Research and maintain knowledge of relevant trends and history to advise on styles, finishes, suitability of fabrics etc
  • Initiate original design sketches and design products that conforms to the creative vision of the brand
  • Design the new styles of the season
  • Translate all designs into one cohesive seasonal collection
  • Help coordinate the collection development person to allocate work appropriately to ensure deadlines and design quality is maintained
  • You work closely with:
    • the Product Manager to ensure design handovers are clear
    • Production team to source new fabrics, laces and other accessories
    • the Managing Director to continuously develop the Brands Positioning and its unique personality and attitude
    • the Sales Team to ensure that design gives a merchandised and balanced collection for sales with all price points and categories respected

Requirements

  • You are determinedly creative, intelligent and progressive, and have a passionate interest in fashion, lifestyle, design, art and innovation
  • You follow an esthetic that is in line with Clio Goldbrenner’s DNA
  • You are genuine interested in selecting and developing colors & materials to be sensual, tactile and rich to the hand
  • You enjoyed a creative education and have a fashion design (leather bags) experience
  • You have a good understanding of the design process, and attention to deadlines and critical path.
  • You have good communication skills and an interest in working with a dynamic team.
  • You speak fluent English. French is a plus!
  • You are looking for a freelance project with a general yearly workload of +-1 day a week.

What we offer:

  • You will join a company in full expansion in a nice working environment, where there is room for initiatives
  • A young & enthusiastic team, driven by passion for our brand, our product
  • An interesting salary package in line with your knowledge & experience

PS: the offices are located at Fosbury & Sons Boitsfort, in the South of Brussels. You’ll fall in love at first sight.

Interested?

Please send your CV & motivation letter to marie.mys@cliogoldbrenner.com


Contact: marie.mys@cliogoldbrenner.com