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Junior Luggage & Accessories designer (Luxury fashion brand)

London, England, United KingdomProduct design

Job description

Carl Friedrik is a luxury travel brand with a strong focus on product design, challenging the traditional travel goods industry with well-considered premium leather bags, accessories and wheeled luggage.

This is an exciting opportunity to become a part of the growing company, contributing to the product design and development team, and helping expand Carl Friedrik's travel and lifestyle product categories.

About the role

The Junior Designer for Luggage and Accessories will have the responsibility of providing support to the design team across soft bags, luggage and accessories. This role demands a clear understanding of colour, materials and experience in designing soft goods for manufacturing. Additionally, the role will require close collaboration with the Senior Soft Bag and Accessories Designer, as well as the Head of Design, on all projects.

The candidate for this role should also possess a strong command of digital tools, such as Clo3D, to facilitate the sharing of digital designs with the team and factories.

Job requirements

Your responsibilities
  • Propose new concepts, ideas and directions

  • Propose and discuss new ideas and solutions through sketching, pattern and 3D softwares

  • Creating detailed technical specifications for factories

  • Identify and suggest improvements to the current products

  • Producing 3D designs using Clo3D or similar sot modelling softwares

  • Develop products and collections aligned with the broader brand and product vision

  • Work closely with our global factories throughout sampling and production

  • Manage the storage of files across different server platforms

Your profile
  • Relevant degree-level or equivalent qualifications in bags/accessories fashion design, product design.

  • 2+ years of industry experience in bags and luggage design.

  • A good understanding of pattern making and soft construction

  • Enthusiastic about the creation of new products.

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Strong technical understanding of materials and fabrication techniques used within consumer and industrial product manufacturing

  • Commercially aware of brands in the sector.

  • Detail and results-oriented.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Thorough knowledge of creating and maintaining technical specifications

  • Software: solid proficiency in Adobe creative suite

  • Detailed experience using Clo3D or similar softwares

More about Carl Friedrik

We are challenging the outdated practices that characterise the luxury industry. By selling directly to consumers, embracing sustainable materials, and rejecting seasonal fashion, we are better positioned to serve our customer: the modern professional.
Intelligent design is a crucial part of our ethos. Everyday accessories should be functional and a pleasure to use, so form always follows function in our creative process.

Accessories must also meet the demands of modern living. Therefore, we collaborate only with the finest materials and craftsmen. The result: products that last a lifetime.

Carl Friedrik in the media
  • New York Times: “Best refined briefcase for daily use: Carl Friedrik”

  • Forbes: “The new king in the leather goods space”

  • Featured in HBO’s Emmy award-winning drama, Succession

  • Competitive salary, equity package and contributory pension scheme

  • Annual company trip + frequent team social events

  • Flexible location — London, Barcelona or even remote

  • Co-working space in Central London with free Coffee & Beer

  • Funding for learning and professional development

  • Weekly team socials in London/Barcelona

  • Join a fast-growing, agile and international team, passionate about innovation and making a difference