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Junior Knitwear Designer

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
REF: 3854_1658765276
Contact Email: joanna@trprecruitment.com

Job Description

A fabulous opportunity has arisen for a Junior Knitwear Designer to join this established trend-driven supplier to a variety of high street retailers. They are looking for someone with flair and a passion for knitwear to join their existing team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to contribute their experience and knowledge to be part of an established team .

True Knitwear design experience and solid technical understanding required for this role.

Main Responsibilities will Include:

  • Designing and developing knitwear for a number of high profile high street retailers
  • Supporting and working with the Knitwear Design team on multiple accounts to design commercial, fashion-led knitwear
  • Research fashion trends, producing trend boards, catwalks, and sketches
  • Ability to translate initial ideas & concepts into commercial designs
  • Liaise with our overseas factories and to produce detailed design sheets for sampling
  • Attend customer meetings and work to set briefs.
  • Manage Sampling and Development of Critical Path
  • Weekly reports looking at the latest trends
  • Presenting to Buyers
  • Travel to shows and on inspirational trips

Person Specifications:

  • Previous experience working within knitwear
  • Must have a strong commercial eye, and an ability to interpret trends
  • Excellent CAD and illustrator skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and have a pro-active approach.
  • Strong organisation skills, and able to work to deadlines
  • Highly technical
  • Must be a team player with a willingness to take direction and eager to learn.