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Designer - Activewear

Job Title: Designer - Activewear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: asap
REF: 2950_1591353613
Contact Name: Shelley Pinto
Contact Email: shelley@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

I am currently recruiting for a new role for one of my clients who are a leading supplier of ladieswear to major high street retailers and supermarkets in the UK .They are looking to recruit a creative active/sportswear designer who is commercial and has a strong background in activewear and product development and can help drive sales within this sector of the market. Strong understanding of the UK market is essential and a proven track record within this product area. Supplier experience is advantageous . This a fabulous opportunity for someone to come in to a highly successful business and lead this division.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:-

  • Develop,design trends for key accounts and work closely with buyers
  • Responsibility for overseeing samples through to production.
  • Understanding key trends and having the 'eye' for fashion
  • Understanding fabric performance developments
  • Fabric sourcing and development Mood,colour and trend direction presentation boards.
  • Trend research, concept designs, line drawings technical packs


Person Requirements

  • Proven design track record in women's active/sportswear design
  • Must be commercial in both design and development
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ambitious, determined and confident
  • Ability to present to board level
  • Excellent communication and attention to detail
  • Design background form either a supplier or retailer within active wear
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of UK retail market