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Aimee Bruyninckx

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Experienced Product Designer, graphic + textile design. Seeking a position where I can broaden my design skills and improve product line to create a more saleable collection. Now working on research and line development with a variety of companies.
  • Region:
  • Southwest

Leather Bags

Leather Bags X
Brands included here in Leather : Skagen, Fossil, Kelly Moore Bag + Jon Hart Moodboards + Research

Sketching + Specs

Sketching + Specs X
including variety of work- Fossil, Skagen, private label for Dillards

Hand sketches, Moodboards + Project Mix

Hand sketches, Moodboards + Project Mix X
loose handsketches, leather bags, moodboards and beautiful textiles

Skagen Accessory Line

Skagen Accessory Line X
Modern Handbag line, Skagen. Clean details and lines inspired by Danish, coastal lifestyle. Men's + Women's Accessories designed in Dallas, developed in China.

KELLY | MOORE

KELLY | MOORE X
I have been working on Kelly Moore bags over the past 8 years. Clean details with interior organization for camera equipment. Material mixed of PVC, Canvas and Leather.

Sport bag concepts + Dillards Private Label

Sport bag concepts + Dillards Private Label X
A mix of designs -- sport bags designed for Kelly Moore bag + Sperry. Apparel + Textiles, Private label PVC + fabric collection for Dillards stores.
  • Category

    Accessories
  • Market Segments

    Bags/Leather Goods
    Other Softgoods
  • Specialties

    research + brand developement
    us made
  • Years of Experience

    16
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    available upon request
  • Relocation

    No
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EXPERIENCE:

[CURRENT] FREELANCE HANDBAG & GRAPHIC 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 MENS + 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
-RUFF HEWN
[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

SKILLS:
-Advanced working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Excel & 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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