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Designer – Luggage, Bags and Accessories

Designer – Luggage, Bags and Accessories

Regular Full-Time
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In 1897 C.C. Filson began outfitting prospectors headed for the Gold Rush with tools and apparel strong enough for the toughest spots on earth. More than 100 years later, Filson remains committed to providing pioneers of all fields around the world with unfailing goods made from the highest quality materials available.

Filson recognizes that it takes a world-class team to make a world-class product. As we build on the Filson legacy of American craftsmanship, we are looking for individuals who share our dedication to innovation, excellence, and superior customer service.

Designer – Luggage, Bags and Accessories
This position will be responsible for the design development of Filson luggage, bags and accessories lines.


  • Research Design ideas for seasonal concepts, within a defined product structure
  • Create/Update seasonal sketches in Adobe Illustrator, complete with materials and color
  • Create/Update Design Handoffs in PLM. Includes creation of initial BOMs
  • Maintain and update Design Boards
  • Attend and record Product Reviews, communicate changes to Team members
  • Partner with Cross Functional Team members


  • 4 years of experience in Luggage, Bags & Accessories Design. Experience in Product Development/Technical Design a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design or Fashion Design
  • Has a strong understanding of the Filson quality, aesthetic and end-use
  • Works with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent work ethics
  • Must be very organized
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent in use of Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop/PLM
  • Knowledge of materials & their performance. Includes leather, fabrics and other materials



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met of any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform those essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Regularly sit and stand
  • Use hands, fingers, and arms to use computers and other office equipment
  • Use hands, fingers, and arms to lift, squeeze, pinch, grab products/items/supplies
  • Reach up, across, or down to retrieve products and supplies
  • See, talk, and hear. 
  • Occasionally required to walk
  • Occasionally required to move or lift up to 25 pounds



Note: This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive.  Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization


Filson is an equal opportunity employer.  We believe that every employee has the right to work in surroundings which are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy that all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship will be made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, veteran and military status, genetic information, political ideology or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.  Discrimina­tion and/or harassment based on any of those factors are totally incon­sistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated.

With regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, the company offers what the law refers to as "reasonable accommodation" to enable a person to perform his or her job


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