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Womenswear Tailoring and Outerwear Designer

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
REF: 4765_1716892788
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Job Description

A fantastic new opportunity has become available for a Ladieswear Tailoring and Outerwear Designer for a leading UK supplier to major high street retailers and supermarkets based in their London office.

They are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, and commercial fashion designer with a young to mid-market handwriting style who is used to working in a fast-paced environment and able to work under pressure. The ideal candidate must have a flare for fashion and understand tailoring fabrications and shapes.

Main Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Work closely with in house sales team to drive accounts forward
  • Create seasonal mood & trend boards with the design team
  • Design seasonal capsule collections along with key shapes, colour palettes and fabric direction
  • Research and source new design ideas & fabrics/trims day to day
  • Design and develop commercial and fashion forward product for range and clients
  • Attend fabric fairs and inspirational shopping trips
  • Attend regular design meetings with Sales Manager and customer buying/design teams who you will be liaising regularly with
  • Produce design tech packs and liaise with the pattern teams the machine rooms in Romania, Vietnam and UK

Person Specification:

  • Must have experience designing for young high fashion
  • Previous experience working with high street customers
  • Strong Adobe Suit CAD skills
  • Able to work under Pressure
  • Works well in a team
  • Commercially savvy with excellent on trend knowledge
  • Confident when attending customer meetings
  • Fully computer literate including Photoshop and Illustrator