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Knit & Jersey Designer - Ladieswear

Job Title: Knit & Jersey Designer - Ladieswear
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: 3401_1632239430
Contact Name: Shelley Pinto
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

We are recruiting for a supplier specialising in ladies knit & jersey for leading retailers supermarkets in the UK . This is an initial 6-month maternity cover contract but may have the opportunity to be extended or go permanent. To be considered for this role you must have a strong womenswear knitwear background and have some supplier experience and the ability to drive. This role will be a mix of office-based in Hertfordshire and wfh

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Designing and developing knitwear and some jersey ranges based on briefs for a number of key clients
  • Be up to date and research the latest fashion trends, produce trend boards, create seasonal trend/directional reports, and presenting this back to buyers
  • Working with buyers to produce bestselling styles
  • Ability to listen and translate ideas & concepts into commercial designs
  • Liaise with overseas factories on a daily basis
  • Ability to create detailed design sheets and technical packs
  • Supporting the design team, being a key member of the team in creating commercial, fashion-led knitwear

Person Specifications:

  • Previous experience working in a knitwear design role
  • Proficient in CAD and illustrator skills
  • Be highly technical, able to design across all knitwear gauges
  • Must have a strong commercial eye, and an ability to interpret trends
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment,& have a pro-active approach.
  • Strong organisation skills, and able to work to deadlines
  • Must be a team player with a willingness to take direction and eager to learn.