Accessories Designer


Los Angeles California

4 year(s)
$70000.00 - $72000.00 per Year
Job Description
HUF is looking for a Designer – Accessories to join the crew in DTLA. This position plays an important role and reports to the Senior Global Apparel & Accessory Designer.

Overview: Manage seasonal product design execution to achieve overall creative and business objectives.

The Accessory Designer is responsible for the creation and innovation of products from initial concept to finished product across a broad category range. They understand the HUF brand aesthetic and continuously research the market to identify innovative concepts and revenue opportunities. They also work closely with HUF’s Senior Global Apparel & Accessory Designer to grow each category, while maintaining cross-category alignment. The Accessory Designer is detail oriented and must have a strong trend instinct and ability to balance the needs of the business with Skateboarding and streetwear’s target consumer trends.

• Research seasonal accessory ideas, with a focus on socks, headwear, and accessories
• Create organized presentation boards using sketches, images, materials, etc.
• Present research and ideas to design leads and cross functional teams.
• Collaborate alongside a team of designers to develop brand-right concepts that translate into optimized commercial consumer product, ensuring aesthetic, quality and cost are consistent with the market.
• Interpret direction and feedback from internal teams into new, brand appropriate product ideas.
• Create and update tech packs for accessory categories (headwear, socks, and accessories)
• Manage timelines and calendar milestones to ensure timely samples and maintain bulk delivery schedules
• Collaborate with Merchandising, Production and Development to achieve product execution and maintain design integrity
• Approval and review of sample and prototype submits
• Travel for trade exhibitions, design research, and to supervise product development

Job Requirements
• 4+ years related Product Design/Industrial Design/ Accessories Design experience
• Create high-quality and innovative design concepts that capture the interest and understanding of the HUF brand aesthetic
• Hands on experience in managing design details from rough sketches to completion of tech packs
• Understanding of design and manufacturing process including: basic construction, technical spec process, materials, and execution technique knowledge for both hard and softgoods
• Ability to interpret trend, historical and market research into brand appropriate product ideas
• Ability to organize design ideas into clear presentation boards aided with sketch, fabric and images
• Self-Starter mentality with ability to function independently or with other team members in a group setting
• Detail oriented with strong organizational, communication and written skills
• Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator
• Degree or comparable experience in Design, with a preference for product design
• This is a full time position + benefits. Hybrid schedule optional.

• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• EAP – Employee Assistance Program
• Paid Life and AD&D Insurance
• Retirement Plan – 401(K)
• Employee Discount
• Vacation + holiday pay