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Ladieswear Jersey Designer

Job Title: Ladieswear Jersey Designer
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
REF: 3930_1666345039
Contact Name: Harriet Lancelotte
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Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

We've got an exciting new opportunity with a trend lead, established and innovative supplier based in Leicester.
They have a vast number of big clients from renowned fashion retailers, supermarkets and brands. They are looking for an established and creative Ladieswear Jersey Designer with 'out of the box' thinking to help grow their brand.

This person must have jersey design experience and preferably would have supplier experience working on supermarket and high street retailer accounts. They are looking for someone who is great at identifying trends, understands the pricing elements of a garment, bearing all of this in this in mind when creating commercial best-selling designs.

In this role you will be working autonomously on your own accounts but be part of an established team of Designers and report into the Director.

Main Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Create mood boards colour palette, design, fabric board and trim boards and final tech packs.
  • Identify emerging fashion trends, creating on-trend yet commercial ladieswear designs keeping in line with the buyer's briefs.
  • Create mood boards colour palette, design, fabric board and trim boards and final tech packs.
  • Ability to create bestselling commercial jersey ranges.
  • Liaise with factories daily, keep up to date with all samples and queries.
  • Required to work in a fast-paced environment, high volume design/development.

Person Specifications:

  • 3+ years as a jersey multi product designer across supplier or retailer side.
  • Preferably has contacts within leading supermarkets.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Highly competent Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop skills.
  • Highly organised and able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Fun personality, someone who has initiative and likes a good team atmosphere.
  • A strong understanding of the current high street trends and the ability to look forward and anticipate new trends.