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Designer - Ladies Jersey

Job Title: Designer - Ladies Jersey
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
REF: 3092_1610988565
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
Contact Email: joanna@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

An exciting Womenswear Jersey design role has become available for one of my clients who are looking to recruit a strong Jersey designer with a real "can do" attitude who is product-driven and hungry for success. In this role, you will be working across key accounts with major retail and e-tailers and will need to be confident in presenting to buyers.

You will need to be extremely trend-driven. Someone who can drive jersey product development with a commercial eye for newness with a can-do attitude working across all Fashion Jersey Products. To be considered for this role you must have previous supplier experience in a similar role

Main duties will include:

  • Create and develop product designs tailored to the company's portfolio of customers
  • Creating on-trend, forward-thinking yet commercial womenswear designs keeping in line with the buyer's briefs
  • Range planning
  • Researching lifestyle trends and blogs, being aware of relevant influencers and a keen Instagram follower
  • Working with the fabric team to implement direction and innovation for the season
  • Communicating effectively with all internal and external teams
  • Working closely with the in-house sales and production team along with retail buyers
  • Overseeing the development of all sampling ensuring deadlines are met



Person specification:

  • Knowledge of fabric sourcing and the ability to use this to its full potential
  • Jerseywear experience within a commercial environment
  • Previous supplier experience essential if worked within a retailer Head office
  • A strong understanding of the current high street, trends and the ability to look forward and anticipate new trends
  • Must have good CAD and illustration skills
  • Experience of presenting ideas through design boards
  • A hands on can-do attitude, someone who is innovative, with a fun personality who can inspire others