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Designer - Knitwear

Job Title: Designer - Knitwear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 2022_1547488565
Contact Name: Sara Morton
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a trend led ladies knitwear supplier who are looking for fashion forward experienced knitwear designer who can join their existing team.

They are looking for a strong knitwear designer with a commercial outlook who has in depth experience of the UK retail market and is looking for a new and exciting challenge. Experience working with Bangladesh factories is key for this role as well as having the ability to work independently aswell as having a strong technical knowledge and the ability to bring creativity and newness to their ranges in a commercial environment.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Strong interpretation of trends into commercial designs
  • Gathering & using relevant internal and external information to drive product and range development for the customer
  • Following product development through with PD teams
  • Constantly developing newness and emerging trends
  • Ability to work independently and manage product development overseas
  • Ability to present product to clients and conduct customer meetings independently

Person specifications:

  • At least 5 years of Knitwear experience
  • An understanding and passion for emerging trends
  • Strong CAD skills
  • Experience working with Bangladesh
  • Ability to influence
  • Able to work under own initiative and aswell as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate confidently at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure and with strong personalities
  • Good teamwork and inter-personal skills

Please provide examples of your work with your application