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Designer -Formal Soft Seperates

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
REF: 1960_1534867908
Contact Email: shelley@trprecruitment.com

Job Description


An exciting new opportunity has arisen for one of my clients who are an established ladies-wear supplier to most major retailers,department stores and supermarket chains on the British High Street.

They are looking for a commercial trend led formal soft separates designer to work closely with the head of sales to and who will be actively involved in areas of the business. This is a great opportunity for a tented formal soft designer to really catapult your career

Main Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Regular customer meetings and daily liaison with Buyers
  • Presenting ranges to the customer.
  • Fabric sourcing.
  • Overseeing development of all sampling ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Range planning- using all relevant research and catwalk information to build customer specific ranges.
  • Completing Tech Packs ensuring sufficient information is provided.
  • Directional/Comparative shopping trips- completing relevant reports.
  • Bring new and exciting ranges that maintain a leading edge on competitors
  • Guiding customers and buyers on market trends.
  • Developing and sourcing new trims and fabrics.
  • Producing accurate and detailed CAD drawings for sampling.
  • Carrying out trend research and analysis and creating mood boards


Person Requirements:

  • Experience of working with High Street retailers and Supermarkets
  • Good Working relationships with Buyers.
  • Previous Formal soft separates experience essential.
  • Must be able to deal with high volume business.
  • Experience working within a supplier is essential.
  • Excellent communicational skills for liaising with buyers.
  • PC literate.