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Aimee Bruyninckx

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  • date: 10-12-17
Experienced Handbag Designer. Seeking creative projects where I can develop accessory lines through adding salable handbag styles and interesting constructions. Currently working on research and line development with a variety of companies.
  • Region:
  • Southwest

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Rough sketches and leather bag mix

Rough sketches and leather bag mix X

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Skagen bags

Skagen bags X
Modern line, Skagen. Clean details and lines inspired by Danish, coastal lifestyle.

KELLY | MOORE

KELLY | MOORE X
I have been working on Kelly Moore bags over the past 7 years. Clean details with interior organization for camera equipment. Material mixed of PVC, Canvas and Leather.

Sport bag concepts//SPG 2017

Sport bag concepts//SPG 2017 X
Sport bag group/18OZ Canvas with interior camera org details. Small collection collab with Modern camera handbag company. Last 2 images are from Sperry Launch, nautical sport canvas bags.
  • Category

    Accessories
  • Market Segments

    Bags/Leather Goods
    Other Softgoods
  • Specialties

    research + brand developement
    us made
  • Years of Experience

    14
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    available upon request
  • Relocation

    No
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More Information

EXPERIENCE:

[CURRENT] FREELANCE HANDBAG DESIGNER, Dallas TX
Freelancing for variety of companies, available upon request. Working along side companies to add saleable styles to grow businesses

SKAGEN SR DESIGNER WOMENS LEATHERS, Dallas TX
-worked with women's and mens teams to create new product under design director
-leather product
-clean modern design

FREELANCE HANDBAG DESIGNER, Austin TX
-KELLY MOORE BAGS
-FOSSIL
-RELIC
-ONA
[references available upon request]

FOSSIL, Dallas TX
TITLE: SENIOR LEATHER DESIGNER
-Designing fabric & leather handbag line, sold to Dillards, Federated, Fossil retail stores as well as many smaller vendors worldwide
-Team created & Developed 80% of Fossil handbag line in 2008 & 2009
-Obtained valuable management experience throughout my career at Fossil through
training & developing interns, assistant & associate designers.
-Presenting product to Sales and Merchandising team
-Built strong working relationships with factories through daily interaction and numerous trips to Hong Kong, Korea and China
-Responsible for print development for Fossil Leathers team resulting in cohesion through use of prints & novelty throughout all product lines
-Advanced knowledge in textile development, working closely with upper managemen t to establish print direction each season
-Collaborated closely with textile creative design team, creating new collections where sales are print, woven & novelty driven
-Traveled to print shows, overseas mills to purchase prints for development
-Upheld relationships with factories, fabric vendors, and buyers
-Pursued new areas of growth within Fossil handbag category
-Successfully launched younger collection of product within the Fossil line
-Collaborated with International team to develop strategies worldwide

FRX Clothing, Intern – New York, NY
-Understanding beginning stages of design process to selling the end result
-Assisting with concept, inspiration and line boards; research, specing garments,
working with a Fabric Library and filing --Acquired useful knowledge of textiles and surface treatments

TC ELLIE'S BOUTIQUE
-Designing clothing and handbags to sell on consignment at retail store Planning, preparation, dealing with costs and profit margins
-Acquiring skills from design process to consumer relations

SKILLS:
-Advanced working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator & Adobe Photoshop
-Excellent hand illustration abilities
-Advanced Patternmaking, draping and construction experience

EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Science in Apparel Design and Manufactu ring – Texas Tech University G.P.A. of 3.7 Graduated in December 2003

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