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Knitwear Designer

Job Title: Knitwear Designer
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Industry:
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3497_1636970310
Contact Name: Harriet Lancelotte
Contact Email: harriet@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 23 days ago

Job Description

We have an incredible Knitwear Designer opportunity working for a well-established knitwear supplier based up in Manchester where you'd be working with a team of designers and technicians to create innovative and commercial designs.

They are looking for someone with young trend led handwriting as you'd be working across successful fashion retailer and e-tailer accounts on a global scale.

You'd be working with an incredibly comprehensive client base, with a focus on sustainability and a passion for knitwear.

Main Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Identify the latest must-have seasonal trends across womenswear knitwear to help design commercial fashion forward knitwear.
  • Liaise with customers, attend client meetings and present trend/designs.
  • Solid understanding of knitwear garment construction and technicalities.
  • Produce detailed tech packs and liaise with suppliers & factories confidently.
  • Travel to shows and on inspirational trips.


Person Specification:

  • Minimum 3- 4 years commercial knitwear design experience.
  • Excellent CAD and Illustrator skills.
  • 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 learn.