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Menswear Designer - Jersey

Job Title: Menswear Designer - Jersey
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
REF: 3421_1641383498
Contact Name: Shelley Pinto
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Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

We have a fantastic new opportunity to join a leading UK supplier based in Leicester who are looking to expand their Menswear Jersey Design Team

My client works with a mix of hi-fashion and mid-market retailers and e-tailers in the UK and is looking for someone with commercial fashion handwriting who has had experience working within a UK supplier.

If you have also had experience manufacturing out of the Uk and Turkey, this would also be very beneficial.

Main Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • You will identify and translate the must-have trends for fashion menswear jersey
  • Liaise with customers, attend presentations as and when required with Sales Director
  • Understand garment construction and production constraints
  • Sourcing new fabrics and developing newness
  • Produce detailed tech packs and liaise with factories in the UK and Turkey
  • Develop new trims and fabrics with fads and fast fashion in mind
  • Identify and update bestsellers to drive repeat business
  • Manage Sampling and Development of Critical Path

Person Specification:

  • Minimum 2- 3 years commercial jersey design experience
  • Young - mid market fashion portfolio required acrossjersey multi products
  • Must be confident as you will be involved with all customer meetings and design development
  • Experience of graphics desirable not essential
  • Experience working with UK and Turkish factories
  • Excellent CAD skills ideally with Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Able to work on their own - take initiative and work as part of a team.