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Designer - Ladies Wovens/Soft Separates

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 1784_1525788985
Contact Email: elissa@trprecruitment.com

Job Description

An exciting new opportunity has risen to work for a leading supplier to major high street retailing stores who are looking for a Ladies Soft Separates Designer to join their expanding team.

They are seeking an outgoing, creative commercial designer with a young yet versatile handwriting style who can work in a fast paced, demanding environment from their offices in Manchester.

You must be trend focused and able to design ranges based on a brief and free thinking. You will need to understand key shapes, current and forward trends.

A clear communicator who is confident speaking to management and buyers of all levels.

Main responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Putting together mood boards for design inspiration
  • Liaising and maintaining relationships with buyers
  • Trend research
  • Putting together fabric boards/swatches for approval
  • Being aware of current trends and producing mood/direction boards
  • Designing to price point

Person requirements:

  • Previous woven design experience for a Supplier experience at a similar level
  • Confident to present to high street buyers independently
  • An understanding of garment construction
  • An understanding of fabrics and textures
  • Good communication skills are essential
  • Someone who is proactive and uses initiative
  • Proficient in Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop