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Designer Soft Seperates

Job Title: Designer Soft Seperates
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 2038_1539352018
Contact Name: Sara Morton
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

An exciting new opportunity has risen to work for a leading supplier to major high street retailing stores who are looking for a Ladies Soft Separates Designer to join their expanding team.

They are seeking an outgoing, creative commercial designer with a young yet versatile handwriting style who can work in a fast paced, demanding environment from their offices in London. The right candidate needs to have experience in managing a team of three people.

You must be trend focused and able to design ranges based on a brief and free thinking. You will need to understand key shapes, current and forward trends.

A clear communicator who is confident speaking to management and buyers of all levels.

Main responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Putting together mood boards for design inspiration
  • Liaising and maintaining relationships with buyers
  • Trend research
  • Putting together fabric boards/swatches for approval
  • Being aware of current trends and producing mood/direction boards
  • Designing to price point

Person requirements:

Previous woven design experience for a Supplier experience at a similar level.
Confident to present to high street buyers independently.
Must be able to manage a team of at least three people.

  • An understanding of garment construction
  • An understanding of fabrics and textures
  • Good communication skills are essential
  • Someone who is proactive and uses initiative
  • Proficient in Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop