Senior Eyewear Designer

Senior Eyewear Designer

£Dependent Upon Experience
REF: 10803 EE
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Job Description

My client is an eyewear design house positioned at the intersection of art, fashion and eyewear.

Senior Eyewear Designer - The Role:

An exciting opportunity exists within their design team.

My client are looking for eyewear designers to work across their heritage and contemporary luxury design brands.

  • Design & Development of sun and optical eyewear collections; processing from hand drawn sketches, computer illustration through to technical drawings.
  • Ability to follow Critical Path & Planning Schedules and work to deadlines
  • Daily liaison with Creative Director & Product Management Teams to ensure a smooth process from design through to product design approval.
  • Independent sourcing of relevant materials and manufacturers as and when required.
  • Experience in acetate material development and a good colour sense. Some overseas travel will be required including European factory visits.

Senior Eyewear Designer - The Candidate:

You will  be working directly with both the Creative and Commercial Director amongst our other designers. A friendly, approachable manner, willingness to learn and collaborate, is also a key to being successful in this role.

The ideal candidates will be highly creative, with an artful eye or fashion forward style, strong attention to detail and sound technical knowledge in eyewear or related product design area.

  • Diploma or above in Product / Fashion & Textile / Graphic Design
  • 5-7 years working experience (or more ) in the eyewear / accessory industry; plexiglas material and acetate experience is a huge advantage.
  • Spoken & written English essential
  • Good communication skills to coordinate with factories and vendors;
  • Must be proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and MS office. Indesign / Corel Draw / Rhino experience is desirable.

The vacancy is open to both freelance and full time, depending on the needs of the candidate.

This role is based in their Hong Kong Head Office - the role is open to people relocating or already living in Hong Kong.

Senior Eyewear Designer - The Company:

They have several licensed and in-house luxury brands, with new collections being launched over 2017-2020. As a subsidiary of a larger Eyewear Group, they are backed with logistics, distribution and incredible technical expertise to support their craft. Their team is global and they seek like-minded individuals who want to share in the creation of their brands.

CVs without accompanying relevant artwork will not be considered.

Please submit via email a CV and a covering letter in a word document format stating current salary, together with separate examples of your design work in a PDF format (max. 5MB) to –

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We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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