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Knitwear Designer

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £200 - £300 per day
REF: 4437_1698310503
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Job Description

We are working with an established successful ladieswear supplier to large fashion retailers in the UK who are currently seeking a Knitwear Designer on a freelance basis. They are looking for someone 2-3 days a week to start asap for the next few months. You will need a strong commercial knitwear portfolio with previous experience designing for a supplier to the high street.

For this role, you will be required to go into the office at least 1 day a week.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Carry out trend research and analysis, also create mood boards and colour trends.
  • Work closely and liaise with factories in Bangladesh China and Sri Lanka.
  • Ability to create bestselling ranges.
  • Produce accurate and detailed CAD drawings for sampling relating to in house ranges as well as specific customer requirements.
  • Attend meetings with buyers when required to work in a fast-paced environment, high volume design/development.
  • Sourcing of new fabrics and trims.

Person Specifications:

  • Design experience within ladies' knitwear.
  • Previous supplier experience working with large volume retailers.
  • Good understanding of garment costing.
  • On-trend, with great commercial forecasting ability.
  • Strong organisational and communication skills with good attention to detail.