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Senior Knitwear Designer

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
REF: 4603_1707147594
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Job Description

My client is a luxury leading brand looking for a skilled and technical Senior Knitwear Designer with a high standard design aesthetic as a freelancer or temporary contract .

You will have excellent team skills, strong product sensitivity, knowledge of knitwear, yarns and yarn mills, all underpinned with a balance of being highly creative with strong attention to detail.

Based in London this role offers hybrid working , 3 days in the office

To be considered for this role you must have experience working for either a premium or luxury brand.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Understand the creative vision of the brand, as directed by the Design Director.
  • Responsible for developing the entire Knitwear collection from concept to execution in line with brand vision.
  • Staying up to date with the latest knitwear design trends, to enhance brand identity and keep ahead of competitors.
  • Attend garment fittings and collaborate with the technical team ensuring garments are fit to an excellent standard.
  • Create sketches and technical drawings, sourcing innovative and desirable yarns, designing and developing swatches.
  • Support the Senior Designer in producing seasonal concepts, mood boards and styling propositions in collaboration with the other designers.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Proven experience at senior designer level across knitwear within the premium or luxury womenswear sector.
  • A strong technical understanding of yarns and knitwear garment construction and capabilities.
  • Ability to work both as a team and independently in a creative capacity when required.
  • Strong interest in fashion and culture, current and historical.
  • Proficiency in industry-standard design software.