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Casual Outerwear Designer - Childrenswear

Job Title: Casual Outerwear Designer - Childrenswear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: Up to £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 2278_1559209672
Contact Name: Val May
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Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

My client, a leading British Manufacturer of Men's Ladies and Children's to many well-known retailers in the UK and Europe. I am actively recruiting for an established Childrens Casual Outerwear Designer for their London office.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Designer, full of enthusiasm & fresh idea's looking for a change or the next step in their career. You will work across Girls categories designing from toddler to Older Girls for a number of key accounts on the UK High Street.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Being aware of current trends and producing mood/direction boards.
  • To design and assist the constant development and co-ordination of new product ranges, to satisfy market trends and customer needs, in keeping with the character licenses but also offering innovation and fresh approaches to design.
  • Preparing sample requests and artwork for putting sampling into work with our factories.
  • Working closely with Sales team, attending meetings at Retail and presenting CADs/samples to buyers.
  • Design to customer/ sales brief. Work with creative flair whilst understanding prices restraints.

Person specification:

  • Sound knowledge of garment construction and safety on children's outerwear essential.
  • Excellent knowledge of fabrics/ printing methods and techniques essential.
  • Experience designing children's casual outerwear
  • Good communication skills essential
  • To be proficient on Mac in Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Ability to think outside the box and design commercial, creative multiproduct Childrenswear.
  • Good team player.