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Soft Wovens Designer - Womenswear

Job Title: Soft Wovens Designer - Womenswear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £34000.00 - £35000 per annum
REF: 3843_1657896637
Contact Name: Jo Roberts
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Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

We are looking for a Soft Wovens Designer to join a lovely client 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 and for print, excellent CAD skills and have experience presenting stories, concepts, inspirations, and designs to Buyers. You will need to be trend-driven and be able to drive woven product development with a commercial eye for newness. 3D design would beneficial but not essential.

This is a London Based Hybrid role.

Main duties will include:

  • Create and develop product designs tailored to the company's customer base/ volume retailers.
  • Creating on-trend, forward-thinking yet commercial womenswear designs in response to briefs.
  • Researching lifestyle trends and blogs, being aware of relevant influencers.
  • Implementing direction and innovation for the season across print, fabric and trim.
  • 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.
  • Working closely with the rest of the design team.

Person specification:

  • Soft Woven experience is essential within a commercial environment.
  • Previous supplier experience or relevant retailer.
  • A strong understanding of the current trends and the ability to look forward and anticipate new trends.
  • Must have good CAD and illustration skills.
  • Experienced and confident in presenting ideas, trends and design work.
  • A hands-on can-do attitude, someone who is hard working, innovative, positive and a good team player.