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Design Manager - Ladieswear

Job Title: Design Manager - Ladieswear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Negotiable Salary
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3405_1642094522
Contact Name: Shelley Pinto
Contact Email: shelley@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Design Manager to work for this highly successful supplier of Ladieswear to major UK fashion retailers. They are looking for a Design Manager who will oversee their current Knitwear team You will work closely with the Key Account Managers and report to the MD. You will have involvement with all meeting and developing ranges to meet clients' specific brief.in this role you will give direction to the design team on trends and will need to be commercial and have had presvios suppleir background, a multiproduct background and knowledge of knitwear would be highly desirable for this role but not essential


Main Duties and responsibilities will include

  • Complete trend research, design, and develop ranges working with the overseas factories
  • Ability to create bestselling ranges and be hands-on with trends and giving direction and guidance to your team
  • Responsible for overseeing and mentoring a team of designers, as well as being hands-on with design.
  • Attend regular meetings with buyers
  • Required to work in a fast-paced environment, high volume design/development
  • Sourcing of new fabrics and trims



Person Specifications :

  • Previous supplier experience essential
  • Good understanding of garment costing
  • Management of a small team
  • Some knitwear knowledge would be beneficial for this role
  • Excellent communication at all levels along with, time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to present and work alongside key management in the business