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Senior Tailoring Designer

Job Title: Senior Tailoring Designer
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum
REF: 1703_1519742795
Contact Name: Shelley Pinto
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

A fabulous new opportunity has just arisen with one of my clients, a leading ladieswear supplier to several desirable, young-fashion high street retailers, both here and in Europe. As the Women's Tailoring Designer, you will be working alongside the Account Managers and Directors. This role requires someone with commercial handwriting for women's fast fashion and a strong background in formal tailoring/outerwear.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the Account Managers and Directors
  • Presenting your ideas to the Buyers
  • Bringing innovation to the product area
  • Attending research trips and travelling to factories
  • Creating mood boards through trend research, competitive shops and catwalk inspiration
  • Creating technical drawings and working closely with the factories where required
  • Work alongside the Pattern Cutters and Garment Techs to ensure samples are finished to a high standard

Person requirements:

  • Extremely fashion-forward high street handwriting
  • Confident to present ranges to the Buyers
  • Strong commercial eye
  • Proficient in both Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Well versed in tailoring/outerwear
  • Previous supplier experience and knowledge of working with factories in China, Cambodia and Vietnam