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Bags, Packs & Accessories

We're rapidly growing and require an additional Designer/Developer to join our existing team to develop some of the best sportswear in the world for our clients.

Role Details

Founded in 1997 and based in the beautiful Chilterns, Blue Associates Sportswear designs and produces high-performance sportswear for blue chip sports brands around the world.


Working with over 200 global sportswear brands to produce innovative product across many sporting disciplines including Outdoor, Ski, Golf, Marine, Cycle, Run, Equestrian, Gym & Fitness and Athleisure.


We are creatives, researchers, innovators, and problem-solvers who strive to produce the very best performing product possible.

Bags, Packs and Accessories Designer / Developer


Researching trends and market analysis.
Designing detailed trim packs.
Designing innovative performance Bags, Packs and Accessories.
Presenting to clients and meeting suppliers.
Creating detailed technical factory specifications.
Managing the progress of sampling and prototypes through our suppliers.
Creating size charts and grading.
Critique of samples, fittings and updating specifications.
Sealing samples and strike off approvals.
Build strong relationships with suppliers and clients.



What you have:


2-3+ years minimums experience required.
Proficient in Abode Illustrator.
Excellent Microsoft Office Skills, especially Excel.
Knowledge of Bags, Packs, luggage and Sports Accessories Construction, Manufacturing and Technology.
Experienced in project management.
Experience in Sourcing Bags, Packs and Accessories.
Experience in working with Sportswear Bags and Packs.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.


Who you are:

You’re approachable, friendly and good at building relationships with suppliers and your team.
A strong communicator with a proactive attitude.
A shared understanding and empathy with the end-user.
Creative thinker with strong organisation and attention to detail.
An excellent self-manager, able to prioritise work and multi-task.



Job Type: Full-time


Your application should include:


Covering letter


Current and expected salary

Examples of your portfolio inc. tech packs

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