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Designer/Product Developer - Casual Wovens

Job Title: Designer/Product Developer - Casual Wovens
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
REF: 2700_1576770778
Contact Name: Val May
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Our client is a well-established fashion garment supplier and manufacturer to many of the fashion high street retailers worldwide. They are currently looking for a Designer/ Product Developer focusing on women's casual bottoms to join their newly-created London team.
This is an exciting and unique opportunity for an enthusiastic, go-getting individual required to be the right hand of the CEO and to help drive this new, young thriving business.
The ideal candidate will be from a fast fashion design background - whether that be having a degree in design or having worked previously within a fashion design environment. Minimum 3-5 years of experience designing and Product development experience of ladies' casual woven bottoms. You must be able to present and take meetings with Buyers and Heads of Departments working with a customer base of high street fashion retailers and supermarkets.

Main Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Develop and design (as and when required) commercial fast fashion, trend demanding ranges through every development phase
  • Liaising with Buyers in the UK and the Hong Kong design team
  • Trend research and forecasting along with developing trend boards
  • Overseeing the development of all sampling ensuring deadlines are met
  • Ensuring hand overpacks are up to date for all orders
  • Meeting customer deadlines for products and presentations
  • Bring new and exciting ranges that maintain a leading edge on competitors
  • Analyse feedback from customers and sales and identify the best-selling pieces for opportunities in future ranges

Person Requirements:

  • You will be an experienced women's wear casual bottoms Designer/Product Developer for high street fast fashion
  • Experience creating tech packs and designing for high street fashion
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, high street fashion supplier preferred
  • This role will only suit an experienced candidate - it is not a junior or entry-level role
  • Excellent Photoshop & Illustrator skills
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Positive and upbeat attitude, with an appetite for a challenge

To be considered for this position, you will need to submit some tech pack examples.