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Designer - Womenswear Jersey

Job Title: Designer - Womenswear Jersey
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Leicestershire, England
Industry:
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3728_1653553687
Contact Name: Harriet Lancelotte
Contact Email: harriet@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

We have a fantastic new opportunity to join a leading UK supplier based in Leicester who are looking to expand their Jersey Design Team.

My client works with a mix of hi-fashion, mid-market retailers and e-tailers as well as supermarkets and is looking for someone with commercial fashion handwriting who has had experience working within a UK supplier.

If you have also had experience manufacturing out of the UK and Turkey, this would also be very beneficial. This company place a huge focus on culture and offer many perks and benefits.

The role offers hybrid working.

Main Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • You will identify and translate the must-have trends for fashion ladies 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 fast fashion in mind.
  • Identify and update bestsellers to drive repeat business.
  • Manage Sampling and Development of Critical Path.

Person Specification:

  • Minimum 2- 3 years commercial jersey design experience.
  • Young - mid market fashion portfolio required across, lounge, dresses, tops.
  • Must be confident as you will be involved with all customer meetings and design development.
  • Excellent CAD skills ideally with Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Able to work on their own - take initiative and work as part of a team.
  • Friendly, motivated and enthusiastic.