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Senior Knitwear Designer

Job Title: Senior Knitwear Designer
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Industry:
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3635_1645186865
Contact Name: Harriet Lancelotte
Contact Email: harriet@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

I've got a brand new role looking for a Senior Knitwear Designer for my client who supply fashion knitwear to high street brands and e-commerce platforms.

Based in Leicester, they are looking for someone who can create trend lead commercial knitwear designs and is highly efficient when it comes to Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator. You would be client facing, presenting the latest trends for the season whilst having an adaptable handwriting to meet the clients brief.

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for all elements of design on your accounts, from initial research and prep for your customer meetings.
  • Create detailed design specs to develop new product.
  • Ability to design CAD's and commercial knitwear range samples based on latest catwalks & trends.
  • Present ranges to the customer.
  • Source yarns for new season in line with trends and customer requirements.
  • Attend customer meetings both in the UK and overseas, attend trend inspiration trips, yarn fairs and exhibitions.

Person Specifications:

  • A highly motivated and creative individual.
  • You will have at least 5 years of knitwear design experience.
  • CAD literate (proficient in both Photoshop and Illustrator).
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and remain calm under pressure.
  • Technical knitwear understanding of yarns and garment construction.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Strong communication skills both to the customers and factories.