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Women's Jerseywear Designer

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
REF: 767_1504538102
Contact Email: joanna@trprecruitment.com

Job Description

We have a Central London based Design role for a large, established supplier of Ladieswear to the high street and key brands, ranging from premium through to value retailers, (including several brands within the Inditex Group). Primarily jersey focused with some wovens, they are looking for an extremely experienced and innovative Womenswear Designer with a strong commercial eye and an ability to translate trends into volume product. They are very product focused and customer centric and meet on a weekly basis, at least, with all their accounts. Working within a fast fashion supplier means you will need to be used to working at this pace and being on top of trend predictions and catwalk response and able to produce constant newness/updates throughout the season.

Main duties of this role will include:

  • Regular meetings and liaison with clients to develop strong relationships and present ranges
  • Sourcing fabrics at trade shows and fabric fairs and developing fabrics with the fabric team
  • Overseeing development of all sampling, ensuring deadlines are met
  • Ensuring hand over packs are up to date for all orders
  • Directional/Comparative shopping trips- completing relevant reports
  • Range planning

Person requirements:

  • Must be able to deal with high volume business
  • Must have experience working within a supplier, Turkey manufacture an advantage
  • Excellent communicational skills for liaising with buyers
  • Good understanding of the high street, and trends
  • Excellent Administration skills
  • Strong jersey womenswear experience