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Jersey Designer - Ladieswear

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Leicester
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
REF: 3420_1637592551
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Job Description

A great new opportunity has arisen for a Jersey designer for my client who is looking at expanding their current team. My client works with a mix of hi-fashion and mid-market retailers and e-tailers in the UK and is looking for someone with commercial fashion handwriting,
Experience working with UK and Turkish factories would be highly beneficial. Must be confident as you will be involved with all customer meetings and design development.Previous supplier experience essential

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 fads and 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 accross, lounge, dresses , tops
  • Experience of graphics desirable not essential
  • Experience working with UK and Turkish factories
  • Confident presenting to buyers
  • Excellent CAD skills ideally with Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Able to work on their own - take initiative and work as part of a team.