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Jersey Designer - Formalwear

Job Title: Jersey Designer - Formalwear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
REF: 1813_1529684272
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

We have an exciting new opportunity to work for a leading supplier to many major high-street retailers and supermarkets, looking for a ladies Formal Jerseywear Designer based in London.
They are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and commercial womenswear formal jerseywear 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.
This a great chance for a Designer to progress their career further with opportunities to travel abroad for factory visits and comp shops.
The ideal candidate must have a flare for fashion shapes and understand jersey fabrication.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Work closely with the design and development team
  • Develop new products and techniques on formal jersey
  • Presenting ideas to the customers
  • Design and develop specific ranges for the customers
  • Attending sales meetings with existing and new customers
  • Research catwalk trends
  • Put together mood boards
  • Inspirational shopping trips and competitive shopping

Person requirements:

  • Experience as a Formal Jersey Designer who can demonstrate their knowledge of women's formal garments specialising in jersey
  • Must have a flare for fashion fabrications
  • Can demonstrate experience of working in a fast paced and challenging environment.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • First class communication skills at all levels
  • CAD skills as well as sketching essential