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Experienced Girlswear Designer

Job Title: Experienced Girlswear Designer
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum
REF: 3900_1661422450
Contact Name: Jo Roberts
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Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

We have a great opportunity for an established Girlswear Designer to join our client who are a successful supplier to several large retailers. They are looking for a commercial trend led Designer who has a strong background in Girlswear across the different age groups..

In this role, you must have a great eye for trends and for print, excellent CAD skills and have experience presenting stories, concepts, inspirations, and designs to Buyers. You will need to be trend-driven and be able to drive Girlswear development with a commercial eye for newness.

This is a London Based role with some flexibility where appropriate.

Main duties will include:

  • Create and develop product designs tailored to the company's customer base/ volume retailers.
  • Creating on-trend, forward-thinking yet commercial Girlswear designs in response to briefs.
  • Researching lifestyle trends and blogs, being aware of relevant influencers.
  • Implementing direction and innovation for the season across print, fabric and trim.
  • Communicating effectively with all internal and external teams.
  • Working closely with the in-house sales and production team along with retail Buyers.
  • Overseeing the development of all sampling ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Working closely with the rest of the design team.

Person specification:

  • Girlswear experience is essential within a commercial environment.
  • Previous supplier experience or relevant retailer.
  • A strong understanding of the current trends and the ability to anticipate new trends.
  • Must have good CAD and illustration skills.
  • Experienced and confident in presenting ideas, trends and design work.
  • A hands-on can-do attitude, someone who is hard working, innovative, positive and a good team player.