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Freelance Womenswear Designer - Luxury Brand

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London
Salary: Day rate depending on experience
REF: 4604_1707147527
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Job Description

We are recruiting an experienced Freelance Senior Womenswear Designer to join our client, working across all product categories including Tailoring, Outwear, Flou and Wovens. You will have strong attention to detail, with good fabric and sourcing knowledge and a commercial eye of luxury trends.

Previous experience working for a premium or luxury womenswear brand with a mix of both design and technical skills are key for this role.

This role will be based in my clients London office 3 days a week and 2 days from home.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Strong design experience ensuring design concepts seamlessly translate into beautiful, finished products.

  • Staying up to date with design trends, to enhance brand identity and maintain a competitive edge.

  • Work closely with the Design Director to translate brand vision into cohesive and compelling ladies collections.

  • Conduct extensive research, working to identify key trends and drive product development.

  • Actively participate in fittings, with cross-functional teams including product development and merchandising teams

  • Manage a small team of designers

  • Produce seasonal concepts, colour cards, mood boards, fabric concepts and styling propositions in collaboration with the other designers.

Person specification:

  • Proven experience at senior designer level or above within the premium or luxury women-swear sector.

  • A strong versatile portfolio and experience working with a women-swear brand is key for this role.

  • Strong communication skills and experience working closely with Design Directors.

  • Knowledge of current design trends, emerging technologies, and best practices.

  • Proficiency in industry-standard design software.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills with a track record of developing design talent.