Sseko Designs is a footwear and accessories company based in Portland, Oregon. All of our products are designed for the western market and are produced in East Africa through partnerships with local communities and businesses. We are building a sustainable and profitable company in East Africa as a means to provide dignified, fair-wage employment, and scholarship opportunities for women in Uganda.
We are passionate about beautiful, well-designed footwear and accessories, and we are raising awareness of the importance of educating and empowering women in developing economies.
We're looking for a contract designer to help develop our handbag and leather goods collection. We're looking for a technical designer who can provide our production partners with detailed drawings, dimensions and tech packs with detailed CAD drawings.
For each contract, we'd expect a wide exploration of silhouettes, colors, designs and trends while taking into account the Sseko brand and customer.
Each style will require:
2-3 initial sketches
1-2 final realistic renders/styles (Including line art + construction + detail refinement
Detailed Tech Packs for each product
Revisions: After first round samples are complete designer will make red line revisions as necessary.
One final CAD per SKU that includes colors, materials and all call-outs
If interested, please provide examples of previous work including final products, tech packs and sketches as well as your contract rates.
You will be a part of a young and innovative team that is pioneering the path that merges traditional business models with positive social change. You will have the opportunity to grow a company and develop a new model for doing business.