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Senior Jerseywear Designer, Ladieswear

Job Title: Senior Jerseywear Designer, Ladieswear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
REF: 1707_1519834366
Contact Name: Val May
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Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

We are currently working with one of the leading suppliers of young fashion for the high street across the UK and Europe. They are looking for a Senior Jerseywear Designer to work primarily on shape but also be competent at designing for print. The ideal candidate will be strong on designing and selling fashion casual jersey to the young fast fashion high street retailers.

You will design and contribute to the constant development and co-ordination of new product ranges, to satisfy market key trends and customer needs, offering innovation and fresh approaches to design.

Main Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Design current young womens jersey, trend led fashion ranges to present to clients
  • Put together Design, Mood, Colour and Trend Boards
  • Build strong relationships with clients and attend meetings to discuss ranges
  • Sourcing of fabric and trims
  • To produce detailed technical packs for accurate first-time samples
  • Direct a small team

Person Requirements:

  • Previous experience working as Ladies Casual Jerseywear Designer
  • Ideally used to working with and supplying High Street Fashion Retailers such as ASOS, River Island and ZARA
  • Good understanding of fabrics, fabric manipulation and fabric techniques
  • Experience in working on garment costings would be advantageous
  • Ability to draft garment specifications
  • Good understanding of garment construction
  • Confident in presenting to clients
  • Possess excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong CAD skills