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Junior Designer - Men's Knitwear

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Manchester
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
REF: 3434_1634034262
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Job Description

We are working with a fast-growing fashion company who are looking for a Junior Men's Knitwear Designer to join their dynamic team.

They are a leading knitwear supplier to several major retailers in the Uk, USA and Europe and are looking for a men's knitwear designer with 2 years' experience to join their team .

Strong CAD skills are essential for this role,and knowledge of Apex Shima is highly desirable .

Main responsibilities will include

  • Work closely with the Senior designers
  • Sending and chasing samples for approval
  • Carrying out general admin tasks, updating spreadsheets, raising orders, etc
  • Manage the yarns
  • Assisting the senior designers with development of new ranges and design techniques for the customers
  • Help prepare presentation ideas to the customers
  • Attending sales meetings with existing and new customers
  • Liaising with overseas factories & Mills
  • Research catwalk trends & put together mood boards

Person specification:

  • A Knitwear Degree
  • Apex Shima knowledge highly desirable
  • Trend Focused & a commercial eye for design.
  • 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
  • Excellent CAD, Illustrator and Photoshop skills