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Knitwear Designers - Ladieswear

Job Title: Knitwear Designers - Ladieswear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: England
Industry:
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
REF: 3126_1614185476
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
Contact Email: joanna@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

We are so delighted to be working with established and growing companies 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 Designers to join their womenswear knitwear teams.

For these roles 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.

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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.