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Designer -Ladies Jersey

Job Title: Designer -Ladies Jersey
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
REF: 2805_1583160488
Contact Name: Nav Kaur
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Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for a commercial Jersey Designer to join an established design team for a market-leading fashion supplier in Watford designing trend led commercial jerseywear for the UK High Street and major supermarkets. They are looking for an individual with commercial handwriting who is very strong on trends and who can translate key catwalk trends into a strong commercial range.

Main duties will include:

  • Create and develop product designs tailored to the companies portfolio of customers
  • Working closely with the Head of Jersey and Sales to update best sellers,
  • Analyse and report on catwalk shows highlighting key trends
  • Creating on-trend, forward-thinking yet commercial womenswear designs keeping in line with the buyer's briefs
  • Range planning
  • Researching lifestyle trends and blogs
  • Working with the fabric team to implement direction and innovation for the season
  • Communicating effectively with all internal and external teams
  • Working closely with the in-house sales and production team along with retail buyers
  • Overseeing development of all sampling ensuring deadlines are met

Person specification:

  • A practical understanding of production capabilities of the supply base
  • Knowledge of fabric sourcing and the ability to use this to its full potential
  • Jerseywear experience within a commercial environment
  • Working with factories in the Far East, Bangladesh and China
  • A strong understanding of the current high street
  • Must have good CAD and illustration skills
  • Previous experience working for a supplier for the high street retailers
  • Effective communicator at all levels
  • Experience of presenting ideas through design boards
  • Ability to create detailed design specifications