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Designer - Ladies Soft Tailoring - Ladies Manufacturer

Job Title: Designer - Ladies Soft Tailoring - Ladies Manufacturer
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 2224_1550681642
Contact Name: Sara Morton
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 3 years ago

Job Description

Our client is an established leading ladies soft tailoring supplier who are looking for a trend led, fashion forward designer to work on soft tailoring and formal wovens. The ideal candidate will be working on their major Fashion Accounts as well as a leading supermarket chains.

This is an amazing opportunity for a talented designer with previous supplier background and previous experience working on young high street accounts.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Producing mood boards.
  • Designing new trend led commercial ranges.
  • Working closely with the sales team.
  • Regularly researching trends.
  • As a Designer you will be responsible from initial ideas to final concept.
  • The ability to see and present their ideas and concepts to a wider audience.
  • Being responsible for designing and developing Tailoring garments for two key accounts.
  • Trend presentations to senior level, commercially identifying fabric/styles appropriate to the business.
  • Confidently initiate the Design and Development from concept to production.
  • Must be capable of seeing through garments from sketch to approved sample.
  • Technical and fit expertise essential to create commercial garments.
  • Travel to shows and comp shopping.

Person specification:

  • Experience working for a fast fashion supplier.
  • Able to work at a fast pace.
  • Tailoring Design experience for the UK High Street.
  • Knowledge for trend, colour and fabrics.
  • Your portfolio should indicate an inspirational and trend led handwriting.
  • Ability to interpret key trends and make them commercial.
  • You need to be proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • You will need to demonstrate passion, drive, with an enthusiasm for women's wear products.
  • The successful candidate must have strong communication and presentation skills.