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Senior Menswear Designer/Manchester

Job Title: Senior Menswear Designer/Manchester
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 1814_1530022564
Contact Name: Val May
Contact Email: valmay@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: about 2 months ago

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 Senior Menswear 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 either 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 Will Include:

  • Working on commercial menswear multi product designs
  • Researching current trends and comp shopping
  • Compile trend reports and mood boards
  • Liaising and maintaining relationships with buyers
  • Designing to price point
  • Working on own initiative
  • To respond quickly and effectively to the customer's design requirements
  • Maintain an awareness of current and forecasted fashion trends

Person Requirements:

  • Highly creative
  • Experience in a commercial menswear design role
  • Excellent Photoshop & Illustrator skills
  • Have extremely versatile handwriting
  • Be prepared to travel at short notice
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • 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

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY PLEASE SEND THROUGH EXAMPLES OF DESIGN AND CAD WORK FROM YOUR PORTFOLIO