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Senior Wovens Designer

Job Title: Senior Wovens Designer
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3748_1651678800
Contact Name: Harriet Lancelotte
Contact Email: harriet@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Wovens Designer to join one of our clients who are a well established supplier to several large retailers. They are looking for a commercial trend led Designer who has a strong background across woven multi-product.

In this role, you must have a great eye for trends, excellent CAD skills and have experience presenting stories, concepts, inspirations, and designs to Buyers. You will need to be extremely trend-driven and be able to drive woven product development with a commercial eye for newness.

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.
  • Researching lifestyle trends and blogs, being aware of relevant influencers.
  • 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.
  • Oversee small team of designers working alongside you.

Person specification:

  • Knowledge of fabric sourcing and the ability to use this to its full potential.
  • Woven experience is essential within a commercial environment.
  • Previous supplier experience is 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 in presenting ideas through design boards.
  • A hands-on can-do attitude, someone who is innovative, with a fun personality.