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Designer - Womens Casual Jerseywear

Job Title: Designer - Womens Casual Jerseywear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
REF: 2641_1573577543
Contact Name: Val May
Contact Email: valmay@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Being a part of this fantastic Design team, you will be responsible for designing a wide range of young fast fashion casual jersey wear designing across multi-product from t'ees, joggers, sweats and loungewear aimed at the 18-35yr women's wear market.

You will need to demonstrate a creative eye for picking up key trends and translating them into a strong and commercial handwriting.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Identify key shapes and looks for the season
  • Design commercially relevant fashion-forward casual jersey wear ranges.
  • Work closely with the Technical department on garment fit.
  • Building relations with customers and advise where necessary on direction and construction of ranges.
  • Traveling to visit customers, suppliers, and overseas development trips
  • Sourcing fabrics at trade shows and fabric fairs and developing fabrics with the fabric team.
  • Overseeing development of all sampling ensuring deadlines are met* Directional/Comparative shopping trips- completing relevant reports
  • Range planning


Person specification:

  • Previous experience of working for a similar supplier to the young fashion market
  • Experience of working across Casual jersey essential
  • Knowledge of sourcing directly from fabric mills
  • Good experience of CAD Skills, Adobe, and Photoshop
  • Ability to translate current catwalk trends into commercially viable product offerings
  • Great team player
  • Ability to travel
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills for liaising with and working closely with Buyers
  • PC literate