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Knitwear designer

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
REF: 3341_1636719472
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Job Description

We are recruiting for a supplier specialising in ladies knitwear, to design into briefs for trend led retailers
Our client is looking for a motivated, hardworking, and creative designer to join their knitwear team. 3- 5 years' experience across knitwear design working for either a supplier or required
Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Designing and developing knitwear 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 taking into account best and worst sellers

Person Specifications:

  • Previous experience working in a knitwear design role either supplier or retail
  • Proficient in CAD and illustrator
  • 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.