Production Designer (Leather & Textile bags) Job in Nairobi

Job Title: Production Designer (Leather & Textile bags)

Job Location: Ngong road, Nairobi

About the Company: Manufacturer of high quality contemporary handcrafted leather & textile bags, gift items and accessories.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

Product design

  • Discuss the designs with the clients, sales & marketing team and CEO
  • Develop sample patterns for approval
  • Store and label all the patterns
  • Create first sample of the design using second quality materials
  • Review the stitched sample for areas of improvement
  • Ensure approval is made to make the final agreed revised version
  • Take photos of all the products produced daily and share with marketing team
  • Research on new concepts
  • Develop new concepts and designs

Documentation and reporting

  • Document daily production (collate from each of the producers)
  • Develop weekly reports for the production on all finished products
  • Develop daily report on materials used in the workshop
  • Document feedback from the producers
  • Provide information on each item amount on materials used
  • Provide estimates for each product costing for quotations
  • Liaise with clients on design requests


  • Support the accounts team on sales and marketing
  • Consult with sales and marketing team on challenges regarding products to adopt and make changes
  • Support the accounting team on inventory /stock taking
  • Undertake field visits to shops to research on clients’ needs and document response regarding company products and or products they are looking for that can be produced

Key Requirements

  • Diploma/Degree in Product Design & or related courses
  • Creative ability and a hands-on approach.
  • Computer literacy including three-dimensional conceptual ability and CAD.
  • Knowledge of industrial processes, techniques and standards.
  • Adaptability; numeracy and analytical ability
  • Leadership Skills & organizational ability
  • Innovation & Creativity that is in line with customers’ needs and incorporates current trends
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Ability to use Adobe’s creative apps.
  • Understanding of branding, packing and delivery presentations.

Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 11th May 2021.

Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process.

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