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Designer - Mens Jersey

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
REF: 3421_1637592608
Contact Email: shelley@trprecruitment.com

Job Description


A great new opportunity has arisen for a Mens Casual Jersey designer for my client who is looking at expanding their current team. My client works with a mix of hi-fashion retailers and e-tailers in the UK and is looking for someone with commercial fashion handwriting, w Experience working with UK and Turkish factories would be highly beneficial. Working as part of a deisgn team you you will also , being fully involved with all customer meetings and design development.Previous supplier experience in a similar role is required

Main Duties and responsibilities will include

  • You will identify and translate the must-have trends for fashion mens jersey
  • Liaise with customers, attend presentations as and when required with Sales Director
  • Understand garment construction and production constraints
  • Sourcing new fabrics and developing newness
  • Produce detailed tech packs and liaise with factories in the UK and Turkey
  • Develop new trims and fabrics with fads and fast fashion
  • Identify and update bestsellers to drive repeat business
  • Manage Sampling and Development of Critical Path


Person Specification

  • Minimum 2- 3 years commercial mens jersey design experience
  • Experience designing for trend led mens retialers
  • Experience working with UK and Turkish factories
  • Confident presenting to buyers
  • Excellent CAD skills ideally with Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Able to work on their own - take initiative and work as part of a team.
  • Experience of graphics desirable but not essential