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Denim Designer - Womens

Job Title: Denim Designer - Womens
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Industry:
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
REF: 3882_1660571264
Contact Name: Jo Roberts
Contact Email: joroberts@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description


We are working for a fashion supplier based in Manchester who specialise Denim. They are looking for an experienced ladies denim designer, mid - senior level, with experience working for a fashion supplier or retailer. This is a great opportunity to join an expanding team and part of a very large international fashion group.
This role offers flexible hybrid working.

Main responsibilities will include :

  • Predominantly ladies design but may need to support girlswear too at times.
  • Trend forecasting for UK/USA customers
  • Research and design into trend led collections to present to customers regularly
  • Attend customer meetings in various locations UK and Ireland
  • Commercially aware of new trends and upcoming themes within the denim industry
  • Daily contact with overseas offices - Bangladesh, China, Pakistan and Turkey
  • Work with the production team to make sure designs are aligned to be manufactured in line with the customers critical path
  • Sourcing & developing new fabrics & trims for upcoming seasons
  • Supporting Sales with customer presentations and design requests
  • Travel overseas may be required throughout the year for trade shows/factory visits.



Person Specification :

  • Experienced passionate designer
  • In depth knowledge of denim fabrications and wash techniques
  • Microsoft office
  • Adobe illustrator - to produce strong CADs and tech packs
  • Team player but can also work independently if needed.
  • Flexible to work in office when required, or can be office based if preferred.
  • CLO 3D experience would be a bonus but not essential.