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Jersey Designer - Casual Ladieswear

Job Title: Jersey Designer - Casual Ladieswear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £40-50,000
REF: 3298_1626776280
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
Contact Email: joanna@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

 


An exciting Womenswear jersey design role has become available for one of my clients who are looking to recruit strong casual jersey designers dresses and tops  with a real "can do" attitude who is product-driven and hungry for success. In this role, you will be working across key accounts with major retail and e-tailers and will need to be confident in presenting to buyers.
You will need to be extremely trend-driven. Someone who can drive jersey product development with a commercial eye for newness with a can-do attitude working across jersey tops and dresses. Supplier experience is preferable.Ability to design prints/ graphics would be highly beneficial but not essential 

Main duties will include:

  • Create and develop product designs tailored to the company's portfolio of customers
  • Creating on-trend, forward-thinking yet commercial womenswear designs keeping in line with the buyer's briefs
  • Range planning
  • Researching lifestyle trends and blogs, being aware of relevant influencers and a keen Instagram follower
  • Working with the fabric team to implement direction and innovation for the season
  • 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



Person specification:

  • Knowledge of fabric sourcing and the ability to use this to its full potential
  • Jerseywear experience within a commercial environment
  • Previous supplier experience highly desirable 
  • A strong understanding of the current high street, trends and the ability to look forward and anticipate new trends
  • Must have good CAD and illustration skills
  • Experience of presenting ideas through design boards
  • A hands-on can-do attitude, someone who is innovative, with a fun personality who can inspire others
  • Print/ Graphic experience advantagous but not essential