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Outerwear Designer

Job Title: Outerwear Designer
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 per annum
REF: 2138_1546431222
Contact Name: Val May
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

We are currently working with an established Casual Outerwear supplier to the high street and they are actively looking to build their outwear design team in London. They are looking for an experienced Casual Outwear Designer who has had previous experience working for a similar fast-paced high street supplier.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Creating ranges of fast fashion ladies outerwear
  • Forecasting key shapes and trends
  • Working as part of the design team
  • Design and develop ranges to fit the customer requirements.
  • Fabric development, ensuring fit for purpose and with cost budget
  • Prepare and organise mood boards
  • Liaising with factories, suppliers and customers
  • Working to a critical path deadlines.
  • Ensure that all designs are technically correct and fit for commercial bulk production

Personal requirements:

  • MUST have experience in a similar role working with ladies outerwear
  • Beneficial to have experience working with High Street retailers.
  • Outerwear experience is essential
  • Strong CAD skills including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Ability to undertake trend prediction
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines