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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, includes hardware + embroidery in spec I designed specifically for groupings.

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.

Concept Mix

Concept Mix X
A mix of designs -- sport bags designed for Kelly Moore bag + Sperry. Apparel + Textiles, Hardware development, Private label PVC + collection for Dillard's stores. Included a small menswear project as well.
  • 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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More Information

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. Updating lines with existing companies, launch of small handbag line made by Refugee women.

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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