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Assistant Denim Designer - Womenswear

Job Title: Assistant Denim Designer - Womenswear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
REF: 1766_1524478841
Contact Name: Val May
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Our client, an established supplier to the UK high street, is looking for an Assistant Denim Designer to join their team and assist with designing denim for womenswear.

Main Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Responsible for designing complete denim ranges
  • Identifying key shapes for the season
  • Range building
  • Trend research
  • Liaise all freelance artwork embellishments/prints etc for core denim and outerwear
  • Fabric sourcing and the ability to produce high quality specs
  • Designing strong, trend-driven denim
  • Presenting to buyers
  • Interpreting the latest trends into commercial products
  • Cover shop reports etc for core denim departments

Person Requirements:

  • Can either be a graduate or have several months' experience
  • You must have a passion for denim
  • Be able to recognise fabric construction/specification/wash techniques and be aware of the latest denim innovations
  • Good Photoshop and Illustrator skills
  • Great communication and organisation skills
  • Strong presentation skills and be confident to present designs in meetings
  • Strong garment construction skills - working closely with the technical team during fit sessions
  • Help resolve fit issues/understand wrong patterns from factories and provide solutions