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Senior Womenswear Designer - Licensed Nightwear

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Leicester
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Job Description

A new opportunity has arisen to join my client, a leading supplier who are extremely well respected in the industry. Due to continued growth, they are looking for an enthusiastic dynamic person to come on board as a Senior Designer working across ladies licensed nightwear.

Previous licensed experience is highly advantageous but not essential, previous Primark experience is required for this role with the ability of having a strong eye for fashion and to work at pace in a busy design environment.

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Designing ladies' licensed graphics and shape for high street customers.

  • Generation of artwork for product sampling/sample management.

  • Detailed seasonal and ongoing research for future and current trend.

  • Direct customer and licensor liaison, inc. attendance in buyer development meetings, licensing trade shows, licensing.

  • Interpreting customer trends to design and create suitable ranges that are commercially sound.

  • Overseeing and developing print and graphic trend boards in collaboration with the design teams and multiple departments

  • Producing accurate and detailed CAD drawings for sampling and presenting both to customers/buyers

Person Specifications:

  • Experience working with Primark.

  • Strong experience and passion for fashion licensed graphics and shape design

  • Good working knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop imperative.

  • Highly organised and capable of working to and managing deadlines.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Self-motivated and possess initiative and self-reliance, but also the ability to work as part of a team.