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Menswear Shirt Designer

Job Title: Menswear Shirt Designer
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
REF: 3555_1641315568
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
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Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

A fabulous new role has become available for one of my clients who are looking at expanding their Menswear design team and are recruiting for a talented commercial Mens Shirt Designer to join their existing team.

The successful candidates will be part of a talented and growing team and will need to be confident to participate in customer meetings.

You will be designing commercial Mens Shirts for the UK High Street.

A commercial trend led portfolio will be needed for this exciting new role

Main Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in menswear design (preferably wovens/shirts)
  • Enthusiastic about the garment design industry and our customers needs.
  • Identifying the latest seasonal trends, creating mood boards and colour trend boards.
  • Garment and fabric research within men's shirts for checks, stripes & prints.
  • Manage and assist sending out fabric swatches and developments to mills.
  • Running customer accounts including corresponding with customers via email & in meetings.
  • Communicating with factories and mills on fabric and garment development.
  • Designing garments and fabrics with the UK high street and value sector in mind.
  • Support, communicate and work closely with the shirt design manager assisting in day to day tasks such as CAD development, tech packs, fabric development and office admin.

Person Specifications:

  • Excellent Adobe suite skills such as Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Basic knowledge of fabric weave design, however training and support will be provided.
  • Knowledge of scaling/designing/colouring artworks & prints.
  • Excellent time management and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills and a positive attitude.
  • Exceptional organisation and administration skills.
  • Commercially aware of product trends.