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Senior Denim Designer

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
REF: 4412_1699267889
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Job Description

I've got a fantastic new role with a successful client who is a leading supplier to UK & EU high street retailers. They are looking for a strong, motivated and creative Denim Designer across menswear and / or ladieswear to join their expanding team.

Based in Central London, this role will be working across a mixture of market leading high street retailers such as Zara, Mango, H&M to name a few. You'll need to be enthusiastic with a real "can do" attitude who is product-driven and ambitious.

This role does require travel every few months.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Create and develop trend lead denim product designs tailored to customers handwriting and brand DNA.
  • Attend and present in customer meetings, presenting ranges to Buyers and external design teams, showcasing latest trends, market research and mood boards.
  • Demonstrate a love for Denim, wash, design, and market research.
  • Attend trade fairs and undertake regular comp shops with a strong awareness of current product on the high street.
  • Communicating effectively with all internal and external teams.
  • Overseeing the development of all sampling ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Liaise with overseas factories.
  • Product accurate and detailed CADs for sampling with a strong technical knowledge.
  • Able to produce high quality work to targets and tight deadline.

Person specification:

  • At least 4 years denim design experience, preferably with a knowledge and understanding of Zara's handwriting.
  • A strong understanding of the current high street, trends and the ability to look forward and anticipate new trends.
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong on computer programs including Adobe and Illustrator.
  • Willingness to travel abroad.
  • Good communication skills and a confident presenter.
  • A hands-on can-do attitude, someone who is innovative, with a fun personality who can inspire others.
  • Creative and enthusiastic.