Childrenswear Designer

Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum + SALARY IS AN AGENCY GUIDE ONLY
Posted
12 Sep 2016
Closes
10 Oct 2016
Ref
CHG897728
Contact
Claire Harker-Gill
Function
Design
Job Type
Permanent
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced creative designer to join a well-established independent supplier of multi-product fashion, with a focus on kids garments and accessories.

Package: An attractive salary

The Role:

* Responsible for creating imaginative designs for existing and new customers, ensuring good customer service and relationship building throughout.
* Design and manage your own ranges, including creative research, competition analysis, CAD, working drawings, problem solve, project co-ordinate and attend regular customer meetings.
* Range planning to ensure the best and most cost effective ranges are developed, including planning of fabrics used across the ranges.
* Although the role will be office based, you will be expected to travel throughout the UK regularly, and overseas as required.

You will have:

* A background in childrenswear, licensed product or fancy dress.
* A fashion design degree or similar.
* Good knowledge of manufacturing process and dealing with Far East factories.
* Excellent CAD skills - Adobe Suite knowledge is essential
* Experience in dealing with buyers from multiples / retail.
* Experience of designing licensed product would be an advantage but not essential
* A creative outlook, be pro-active, able to self-manage, adaptable, passionate and be commercially switched on.
* The ability to manage more junior designers would be an advantage

Please send me a Word Document of your CV and relevant design work to claire.h@fashionpersonnel.co.uk Attachments need to be no bigger than 8MB.
Tel: 01159 334 778









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