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Snr Designer - Soft Seperates

Job Title: Snr Designer - Soft Seperates
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3572_1642673511
Contact Name: Shelley Pinto
Contact Email: shelley@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description


We are recruiting a Senior Soft separates design role for one of our clients a strong supplier to several large retailers throughout the Uk. They are looking for a commercial trend led designer who has a strong background across ladies soft seperates . In this role you will have a small team working under you so some managerial experience is advantageous
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 woven product development with a commercial eye for newness with a can-do attitude working across all Fashion 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
  • 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
  • Soft Separates and woven bottoms design experience 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