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Womenswear Jersey Designer

Job Title: Womenswear Jersey Designer
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3723_1652968005
Contact Name: Harriet Lancelotte
Contact Email: harriet@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

I've got a fantastic new role with a successful client of mine who is a leading supplier to Inditex. They are looking for a strong, motivated and creative Womenswear Jersey Designer to join their expanding team based in London.

This role will be working across a mixture of market leading high street retailers such as Zara, Bershka, Mango to name a few. You'll need to be enthusiastic with a real "can do" attitude who is product-driven and ambitious.

This role does demand travel every few months over to Barcelona and once a year to Asia. Ideally they are looking for someone who has worked with Inditex before, this is advantageous not a necessity.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Create and develop trend lead product designs tailored to the company's handwriting.
  • Creating on-trend, forward-thinking yet commercial womenswear designs keeping in line with the buyer's briefs.
  • Constantly be researching the latest trends across social media, Instagram, Tik Tok, Blogs, WGSN, catwalks - all platforms.
  • Work closely with the fabric and print team to implement direction and innovation for the season.
  • Communicating effectively with all internal and external teams.
  • Overseeing the development of all sampling ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Liaise with overseas factories.
  • Able to produce high quality work to targets and tight deadline.

Person specification:

  • At least 3 years womenswear jersey design experience, preferably with a knowledge and understanding of Zara's handwriting.
  • A strong understanding of the current high street, trends and the ability to look forward and anticipate new trends.
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong on computer programs including Adobe and Illustrator.
  • Willingness to travel abroad.
  • Good communication skills and a confident presenter.
  • A hands-on can-do attitude, someone who is innovative, with a fun personality who can inspire others.
  • Creative and enthusiastic.