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Accessories Designer

Listing ID: 950277

Accessories Designer

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: House Of CB London
Location: East London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: Entry level / Graduate - 0 - 1 years experience
Specified Hours: 9-5 Mon-Foi
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: Competitive
Reporting To: Head of design
Twitter Handle: @houseofcb
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 4 weeks 1 day
About: House of CB pieces, particularly dresses, have graced famous faces (well, bodies!) and the pages of your favorite magazines. The e-store has evolved from the signature bodycon dresses to gorgeous statement pieces that are unmistakably cb.

Opening as an online store in may 2010 from just a bedroom, we've now got 5 international offices, a cult of 'cb dolls' worldwide (those are our gorgeous clients), a huge social media following and our own in-house designed pieces (that you won't find anywhere else!). House of CB is quickly becoming an international brand.

Our style is inspired by iconic women, killer curves and everything empowering. when you rock cb, everyone will know about it. We're all about being kick-ass and having fun.

As a House of CB Accessories Designer you will have a full understanding of our customers and brand and will bring our concepts and themes to life, using your expertise to develop accessories that our customers will love.

Reporting to the Head of Fashion Design, you will work on projects from initial concept through to completion using your practical skills to support both your imagination. You'll be working together with the Graphic design team and Fashion Designers as well as our Buying and Merchandising teams, to deliver accessories that are cohesive with our mini ranges

You should have an affinity to the brand and a true understanding of House of Cb and relevant and current market trends.

You'll be:

  • Designing and creating the accessories collection (including Bags, Shoes, Belts, Jewellry etc) from concept through to production, developing the range collaboratively alongside the Buying team
  • Creating and developing original concepts for Bags, Shoes, Belts and other accessories that complement the ladieswear collections and the House of CB design ethos
  • Designing an accessories collection that is sympathetic and reactive to sales performance while still bringing excitement and newness to the range
  • Assisting the Head of Fashion Design in creating seasonal department concepts and themes, colour palettes and trend research that are in line with the brand's hand writing and vision
  • Creating and identifying emerging trends
  • Producing technical information for suppliers
  • Creating and developing design specifications with clear technical knowledge on all aspects of accessories
  • Travelling to factories and trade shows, both domestically and internationally

Key skills needed:

  • The ability to affiliate with the HOCB brand identity and a full understanding of the HOCB handwriting
  • A Fashion, Accessories or Product Design BA Hons or equivalent qualification
  • Technical knowledge of Bags and a broad range of accessories
  • Excellent drawing skills and technical drawing ability
  • Good eye for colour and detail
  • Knowledge of construction and manufacturing processes
  • Expert computer skills including CAD, Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator and MS packages
  • Big ideas and a strong imagination
  • Strong and influential communication
  • An energetic, fun and flexible approach to your work

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