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Junior Designer - Knitwear

Job Title: Junior Designer - Knitwear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 2216_1553270166
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

My client based in Leicester is looking for a trend focused Junior Knitwear Designer to work predominantly on their ladieswear range but also a small amount of menswear. You will be designing for Boohoo, Missguided, Nasty Gal and Pretty Little Thing so they are looking for a young commercial handwriting.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Work closely with the design and development team
  • Sending and chasing samples for approval
  • Manage the yarns
  • Assisting the designer with development of new ranges and design techniques for the customers
  • Help prepare presentation ideas to the customers
  • Able to design to a price point
  • Attending sales meetings with existing and new customers
  • Liaising with overseas factories
  • Research catwalk trends
  • Put together mood boards for ladies woven tops ranges

Person specification:

  • A Knitwear Degree in ladieswear
  • Must have a flare for trend focused fashion fabrications and key styles
  • Can demonstrate experience of working in a fast paced and challenging environment.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • First class communication skills at all levels
  • CAD
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop