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Knitwear Designer - Womenswear

Job Title: Knitwear Designer - Womenswear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3124_1614100074
Contact Name: Harriet Lancelotte
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Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

I am so delighted to be working with an established and growing company across knitwear design, designing into briefs for UK's leading supermarkets, high street retailers and trend lead fashion e-tailers. They are looking for a motivated, hardworking, and creative Designer to join their womenswear knitwear team.

For this role you will need previous knitwear design experience working for either a retailer or a supplier. You will be part of an established design team, contributing towards the growth of the business.

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
  • 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.