Careers in accessory design

Become a handbag designer. Become a eyewear designer. Become a luggage designer. In such a diverse professional venue, accessory designers conceptualize and create an eclectic range of items to punctuate any ensemble or complete any wardrobe. As a student at SCAD, you will develop a keen understanding of the industry and learn how to take your designs from initial sketch to commercial success.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Belt designer
  • Bridal accessory designer

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • Sam Edelman
  • Conde Nast

SCAD will see you to success

We make it a point to support our students both within the classroom and beyond. As part of that effort, the office of career and alumni success at SCAD offers students and graduates an array of career-building services, including:

  • Résumé development
  • Portfolio building
  • Mock interviews
  • Self-promotion
  • Assistance finding internships and employment opportunities

With professional guidance and one-on-one advising, SCAD will stay with you to help you kickstart your creative career.

Take the next step

Begin your career in accessory design with a B.F.A., M.A. or M.F.A. from SCAD, available at our Savannah location.

  - Savannah