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Design Manager - Ladieswear

Job Title: Design Manager - Ladieswear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
REF: 3061_1605612311
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

A leading supplier of ladies wear is looking for a Design Manager to work across jersey ,woven and knitwear working with several large retailers in the UK. This role will require someone with management experience of a small team of designers and a proven track record working in a fast paced supplier background who is looking for a new opportunity to join my client a successful established company

You should have a commercial eye, excellent communication skills, and be confident with presenting to Buyers at all levels and already be at Design Manager level.

Main Duties and responsibilities will include

  • Complete trend research, design and develop ranges working with the overseas factories and present and sell the ranges to the customers.
  • Ability to create bestselling ranges and be hands-on with trends
  • Recruitment of designers when needed
  • Set up and attend meetings with buyers
  • Required to work in a fast-paced environment, high volume design/development
  • Sourcing of new fabrics and trims

Person Specifications :

  • Design Management experience across ladies Jersey and woven
  • Previous supplier or retail background
  • Good understanding of garment costing
  • Demonstrate longevity in your design career
  • Excellent communication at all levels along with, time management and organisational skills