Design Director

16+ years experience in all aspects of accessory and product design from initial ideas to final production. Expert knowledge in handbags, sports bags, backpacks, knits, small leather goods, promotional merchandise and cosmetic bags. Extensive skill in tech packs, product presentations, hand sketching, line building, hardware development, trend research and trend boards. Experience in Asia and India travel to overseas factories for development, sourcing and sample development. Trade shows, inspiration shopping in both Asia and Europe. Expert in communication with factories. Available full time or freelance. 

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