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Ladies Formal Wovens Designer

Job Title: Ladies Formal Wovens Designer
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
REF: 1734_1522082557
Contact Name: Shelley Pinto
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Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

We have an exciting new opportunity as a Ladies Formal Wovens Designer for a supplier of women's fashion to the UK high street. This position has arisen due to the company's continued growth and success and is based in their offices in the West End close to Oxford Circus.

The ideal candidate must have experience designing formal woven tops and/or dresses for mid market young fashion high street retailers.

Main Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Regular customer meetings and daily liaison to develop strong relationships at Buyer and assistant buyer level
  • Presenting ranges to the customer
  • Fabric sourcing
  • Overseeing development of all sampling ensuring deadlines are met
  • Ensuring hand over packs are up to date for orders
  • Range planning- using all relevant research and catwalk information to build customer specific ranges
  • Completing detailed 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
  • Designing for the commercial High Street
  • 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 and colour trends

Person Requirements:

  • 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
  • Excellent Administration skills