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Designer - Ladies Jersey

Job Title: Designer - Ladies Jersey
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
REF: 3129_1614346148
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
Contact Email: joanna@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description


I am recruiting for a new opportunity for Womenswear Jersey Designer for one of my clients who are looking to recruit a strong Jersey designer working across multiproduct for a mix of their key UK retail customers.
You will need to be extremely trend driven strong on presentations and confident working with buyers and good fabric sourcing knowledge &product development. This role is based in London but can be a mix of office and WFH when needed

Main duties will include:

  • Create and develop product designs tailored to the company's portfolio of customers
  • Creating on-trend, forward-thinking yet commercial womenswear designs keeping in line with the buyer's briefs
  • Researching lifestyle trends
  • Sourcing new fabric to implement direction and innovation for the season
  • Communicating effectively with all internal and external teams
  • Liaise with factories and keep up to date with all samples
  • 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:

  • Knowledge of fabric sourcing and the ability to use this to its full potential
  • Jerseywear experience within a commercial environment
  • A good multiproduct experience across Lounge, Leisure, Activewear and day wear ideally
  • Previous supplier experience essential if worked within a retailer Head office
  • A strong understanding of the current high street, trends and the ability to look forward and anticipate new trends
  • Must have good CAD and illustration skills
  • Experience of presenting ideas through design boards
  • A hands on can-do attitude, someone who is innovative, with a fun personality who can inspire others