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Skip Hop is a leading brand of innovative consumer products for new moms and dads.  Our products have broad retail distribution in independent, specialty and department stores in the US and around the world, and the brand has strong name recognition amongst today’s generation of parents.

Interested in joining our team? We're always seeking passionate and ambitious talent in product development, design, production, sourcing, sales, finance, operations and merchandising.

Email your resume to jobs@skiphop.com. Be sure to include a cover letter explaining your unique story and how you can contribute to Skip Hop's success. Skip Hop is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer significant opportunities for growth and advancement for motivated self-starters who are eager to learn.

Below are specific job opportunities for which we're immediately seeking talent. We frequently update this page with new opportunities. Thank you for your interest!


Available Positions


Bag/Product Designer

Reply to: jobs@skiphop.com

Skip Hop is a leading, consumer products brand for baby and toddler products. The Company is known world-wide for its functional, innovative parenting solutions and award-winning product design.  This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-growing, highly entrepreneurial company with many opportunities for advancement and growth.

Parenting can be tough, but here at Skip Hop, we believe it can all be easier when you have unique, innovative and highly functional products on hand. 

 

Are you passionate about designing functional, fashion-forward bags that improve the lives of those who own them?

Are you a quick-thinking, creatively driven, multi-tasking team player who loves tackling many projects at once?

Do you have product design experience that spans a wide variety of products?

 

If this sounds like you, please read on because we'd like to meet you!

 

Our growing Product Development team in Flatiron NYC is looking for a motivated designer who boasts both a keen fashion design sense and solid background of experience designing a wide range of products. The right person for this role will be responsible for everything from market research, concept and spec drawings for bags and accessories, so he/she must be able to complete final specs on the computer (Adobe Illustrator). 

 

If you have prior bag design experience, that's huge, because we'll need you to know bag construction and be able to spec materials and hardware. Other design experience such as accessory design and trend research is a big plus as well. Once you're on board, you will be responsible for working with overseas factories and approving materials and construction, so you must be very detailed oriented and a great communicator. You must be able to handle many projects at once, possess a modern aesthetic and wield a pitch-in attitude.

 

**Please Note: You Must Have Handbag Design Experience To Be Considered For This Role**

Primary Responsibilities:

• Assist the design team with product design research

• Product ideation, sketching, drafting and rendering

• Communicate with vendors during tooling and production

• Travel as needed to facilitate production with vendors

 

Specific Skills:

• Degree in Industrial Design or fashion/accessories design with 2-4 years of experience designing handbags

• Sketching both technical drawing and freeform renderings.

• 2D computer skills – Photoshop and Illustrator

• Excellent organizational, time management and presentation skills

• Ability to work autonomously, and as part of a team

• Knowledge of materials, hardware, leather, and handbag construction required as well as expertise in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel. 

• Must possess a strong fashion sense and have the ability to interpret trends.

 

This is a great opportunity for growth and advancement for passionate, self-starting designers who want to work in a fun environment filled with other passionate, creative designers. We offer competitive benefits and great compensation, etc. Please check out the application details below and get in touch. We can't wait to meet you!

 

Application Details

MUST submit sample of appropriate work (not over 3MB) or link to web portfolio. Please submit resume and salary requirements.

 

***PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU HAVE NOT DESIGNED HANDBAGS***


Soft Goods/Toy Designer - FREELANCE

Reply to: jobs@skiphop.com

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Developing new products and packaging from concept sketches through to production specs, with a focus on soft toys and personal accessories. Reviews samples and send feedback to factories throughout the development process. Also manages smaller design projects, including initial research and costing through to final pricing.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

·         Assisting Senior Designers and Design Director

·         Sketching new product concepts

·         Specifying new products that follow the Brief

·         Communicating with factories and/or modelmakers to develop product samples

·         Developing packaging dielines and specifying packaging plans

·         Creating concept sheets for use by sales

·         Working with Production team to hand off all product specs

·         Mocking up products and packaging as needed

 

REQUIREMENTS:

4-year degree, preferably in Industrial Design or Graphic Design

3+ years experience in a related field

Excellence in Adobe CS: Photoshop, Illustrator

Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Sewing experience a big plus

 


Sr. Product Designer, soft toys

Reply to: jobs@skiphop.com

Parenting can be tough, but here at Skip Hop, we believe it can be easier when you have unique, innovative and highly functional products on hand. Our team brings design to life, introducing innovative essentials for new moms and dads all over the world. Our growing Product Development team in the Flatiron district is looking for a motivated designer with a keen design sense and solid experience designing a wide range of products.

 

The right person for this role is a quick-thinking, creatively driven, multi-tasking team player who loves tackling many projects at once. You will be responsible for everything from market research, concept and spec drawings for soft toys with a functional edge. Once on board, you will be responsible for working with overseas factories and approving materials and construction, so you must be very detailed oriented and a great communicator.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

• Manage major projects and collections, supervising junior designers and freelancers as needed

• Assist the design team with product and category research

• Product ideation, sketching, drafting and rendering

• Present ideas to management to solicit and incorporate feedback

• Communicate with vendors during development, reviewing samples as needed

• Travel as needed to facilitate production with vendors

 

Specific Skills:

• Degree in Industrial Design or Fashion/accessories design

• 6+ years full-time experience in softgoods design

• Sketching both technical drawing and freeform renderings

• Excellent organizational, time management and presentation skills

• Ability to work autonomously, and as part of a team

• Knowledge of materials, hardware and construction required

• Expertise in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel

• Sewing skills a big plus

 

This is a great opportunity for growth and advancement for passionate, self-starting designers who want to work in a fun environment filled with other passionate, creative designers. We offer competitive benefits and great compensation, etc. Please check out the application details below and get in touch. We can't wait to meet you!

 

Please note this is a full-time on-site position. Please respond with resume, portfolio (under 3Mb please) or link, and salary requirements 


Jr. Product Designer, soft toys

Reply to: jobs@skiphop.com

Parenting can be tough, but here at Skip Hop, we believe it can be easier when you have unique, innovative and highly functional products on hand. Our team brings design to life, introducing innovative essentials for new moms and dads all over the world. Our growing Product Development team in the Flatiron district is looking for a motivated designer with a keen design sense and solid experience designing a wide range of products.

 

The right person for this role is a blue-sky thinker with excellent sketching abilities who thrives in a fast-paced environment. You will be responsible for concept and spec drawings for soft toys, working with overseas factories and approving materials and construction. You will also be assisting the rest of the design team in consumer research and presentations to upper management and retailers.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Assist the design team with product and category research

• Product ideation, sketching, drafting and rendering

• Present ideas to management to solicit and incorporate feedback

• Communicate with vendors during development, reviewing samples as needed

 

Specific Skills:

• Degree in Industrial Design or Fashion/accessories design

• 3+ years full-time experience in softgoods design

• Excellent sketching skills

• Ability to work autonomously, and as part of a team

• Knowledge of materials, hardware and construction required

• Expertise in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel

• Sewing skills a big plus

 

This is a great opportunity for growth and advancement for passionate, self-starting designers who want to work in a fun environment filled with other passionate, creative designers. We offer competitive benefits and great compensation, etc. Please check out the application details below and get in touch. We can't wait to meet you!

 

Please note this is a full-time on-site position. Please respond with resume, portfolio (under 3Mb please) or link, and salary requirements 


Sr. Product Designer, soft gear

Reply to: jobs@skiphop.com

Parenting can be tough, but here at Skip Hop, we believe it can be easier when you have unique, innovative and highly functional products on hand. Our team brings design to life, introducing innovative essentials for new moms and dads all over the world. Our growing Product Development team in the Flatiron district is looking for a motivated designer with a keen design sense and experience designing a wide range of gear-focused products.

 

The right person for this role is a quick-thinking, creatively driven, multi-tasking team player who loves tackling many projects at once. You will be responsible for everything from market research, concept and spec drawings for functional accessories. Once on board, you will be responsible for working with overseas factories and approving materials and construction, so you must be very detailed oriented and a great communicator. 

Primary Responsibilities:

• Manage major projects and collections, supervising junior designers and freelancers as needed

• Assist the design team with product and category research

• Product ideation, sketching, drafting and rendering

• Present ideas to management to solicit and incorporate feedback

• Communicate with vendors during development, reviewing samples as needed

 

Specific Skills:

• Degree in Industrial Design or Fashion/accessories design

• 6+ years full-time experience in softgoods design

• Experience designing outdoor gear a big plus

• Sketching both technical drawing and freeform renderings

• Excellent organizational, time management and presentation skills

• Ability to work autonomously, and as part of a team

• Knowledge of materials, hardware and construction required

• Expertise in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel

• Sewing skills a big plus

 

This is a great opportunity for growth and advancement for passionate, self-starting designers who want to work in a fun environment filled with other passionate, creative designers. We offer competitive benefits and great compensation, etc. Please check out the application details below and get in touch. We can't wait to meet you!

 

Please note this is a full-time on-site position. Please respond with resume, portfolio (under 3Mb please) or link, and salary requirements 


Jr. Product Designer, soft gear

Reply to: jobs@skiphop.com

Parenting can be tough, but here at Skip Hop, we believe it can be easier when you have unique, innovative and highly functional products on hand. Our team brings design to life, introducing innovative essentials for new moms and dads all over the world. Our growing Product Development team in the Flatiron district is looking for a motivated designer with a keen design sense and experience designing a wide range of gear-focused products.

 

The right person for this role is a blue-sky thinker with excellent sketching abilities who thrives in a fast-paced environment. You will be responsible for concept and spec drawings for functional accessories, working with overseas factories and approving materials and construction. You will also be assisting the rest of the design team in consumer research and presentations to upper management and retailers.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Assist the design team with product and category research

• Product ideation, sketching, drafting and rendering

• Present ideas to management to solicit and incorporate feedback

• Communicate with vendors during development, reviewing samples as needed

 

Specific Skills:

• Degree in Industrial Design or Fashion/accessories design

• 3+ years full-time experience in softgoods design

• Experience designing outdoor gear a big plus

• Excellent sketching skills

• Ability to work autonomously, and as part of a team

• Knowledge of materials, hardware and construction required

• Expertise in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel

• Sewing skills a big plus

 

This is a great opportunity for growth and advancement for passionate, self-starting designers who want to work in a fun environment filled with other passionate, creative designers. We offer competitive benefits and great compensation, etc. Please check out the application details below and get in touch. We can't wait to meet you!

 

Please note this is a full-time on-site position. Please respond with resume, portfolio (under 3Mb please) or link, and salary requirements