We've got a fantastic new role with a successful client of mine who is a leading supplier to trend lead high street retailers. They are looking for a strong, motivated and creative Jersey Designer with womenswear experience to join their expanding team based in London.
Based in London, this role will be working across a mixture of market leading high street retailers such as Guess and Next to name a few. You'll need to be enthusiastic with a real "can do" attitude who is product-driven and ambitious.
Ideally they are looking for someone who has worked with either Next or Guess before, this is advantageous not a necessity.
Main responsibilities will include:
Create and develop trend lead product designs tailored to the company's handwriting.
Creating on-trend, forward-thinking yet commercial womenswear designs keeping in line with the buyer's briefs.
Constantly be researching the latest trends across social media, Instagram, Tik Tok, Blogs, WGSN, catwalks - all platforms.
Work closely with the fabric and print team to implement direction and innovation for the season.
Communicating effectively with all internal and external teams.
Overseeing the development of all sampling ensuring deadlines are met.
Liaise with overseas factories.
Able to produce high quality work to targets and tight deadline.
At least 3 years womenswear jersey design experience, preferably with a knowledge and understanding of Next or Guess's handwriting.
A strong understanding of the current high street, trends and the ability to look forward and anticipate new trends.
Must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment.
Strong on computer programs including Adobe and Illustrator.
Willingness to travel abroad.
Good communication skills and a confident presenter.
A hands-on can-do attitude, someone who is innovative, with a fun personality who can inspire others.
Creative and enthusiastic.