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Designer - Ladies Denim

Job Title: Designer - Ladies Denim
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: asap
REF: 2137_1545384183
Contact Name: Shelley Pinto
Contact Email: shelley@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description


Are you a denim design specialist with a flair for the latest trends who can take responsibility and ownership for your designs ? If so this opportunity could be just right for you.
We are recruiting for premium level denim brand offering a capsule wardrobe for women, aimed at the young sophisticated end of the market. Our client is looking for an inspirational experienced denim designer with a soft feminine handwriting who has previous experience working for a similar brand


Main Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Design, Research & Manage directional ranges for all customers .
  • Seasonal Denim Range planning including fabric sourcing
  • Continuous updating, directional denim washes and fabric development with key Denim mills
  • Product range development including trips to overseas factories
  • Overseeing all sample development ensuring deadlines are met for customer range builds and sign-off dates.
  • Strong buyer and designer relations - liaising daily via e-mail with regular customers and attending meetings
  • Clear understanding of customer critical path and sound awareness of ordered product.
  • Owning the critical path and heading all new seasons brainstorming, fabric sourcing and maintaining all development deadline dates


Person Requirements:

  • Excellent trend prediction skills and be confident in your chosen washes and key shapes.
  • A strong ladies wear denim design background from a premium brand is essential
  • Ability to work independently and in a proactive manner as well and able to work as part of a close knit team
  • Confident and able to present to buyers
  • Additional design experience across Jersey and woven as the brand offers complementary pieces