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Jersey Designer - Teenwear / Womenswear (Mat Cover)

Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
REF: 4022_1668766615
Contact Email: harriet@trprecruitment.com

Job Description

We've got an exciting new opportunity with a trend lead, established and innovative supplier based in Leicester.
They are looking for a creative Jersey Designer with either girlswear, teenwear or womenswear experience. This is a maternity cover role, to start in Feb / March with the potential of becoming perm.

They have a vast number of big clients from renowned fashion retailers, supermarkets and brands. This person must be a Jersey Designer who is great at identifying trends, understands the pricing elements of a garment, bearing all of this in this in mind when creating commercial best-selling designs.

In this role you will be working autonomously on your own accounts but be part of an established team of Designers and report into the Director. Graphic / Print experience is advantageous but not necessary.

Main Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Create mood boards colour palette, design, fabric board and trim boards and final tech packs.
  • Identify emerging fashion trends, creating on-trend yet commercial ladieswear designs keeping in line with the buyer's briefs.
  • Create mood boards colour palette, design, fabric board and trim boards and final tech packs.
  • Ability to create bestselling commercial jersey ranges.
  • Liaise with factories daily, keep up to date with all samples and queries.
  • Required to work in a fast-paced environment, high volume design/development.

Person Specifications:

  • 3+ years as a jersey multi product designer across supplier or retailer side.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Highly competent Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop skills.
  • Highly organised and able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Fun personality, someone who has initiative and likes a good team atmosphere.
  • A strong understanding of the current high street trends and the ability to look forward and anticipate new trends.