Womenswear Sports Designer

Location
North West England
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
13 Sep 2016
Closes
11 Oct 2016
Ref
13759701/001
Contact
Jasmine Cook
Function
Design
Sector
Sportswear
Job Type
Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced womenswear sportswear designer to join this multi-channel international business to focus on their womenswear ath-leisure brand. Reporting directly into the Design Manager for apparel, you will be pivotal in the design of product covering active-wear, training, yoga and dance.

Client Details

Our client is a hugely successful international multi-channel Sportswear business who are seeking a talented womenswear sports designer to take responsibility for their womenswear ath-leisure brand.

Description

Based at Head Office in the North West, accountability will include the below:

  • Take the creative lead for the brand - creating mood, silhouette, innovation, colour and fabric boards in line with trend concept for the season
  • Ensure product is at the forefront of the industry in terms of design and innovation
  • Ensure designs are fit for purpose using knowledge and experience of designing ath-leisure and sportswear garments
  • To work within the critical path when possible to improve lead times.

Profile

The successful candidate will must have the below skills and experience:

  • Sportswear design experience within a retailer or brand across womenswear
  • A level of technical sportswear knowledge, used to working within a fast paced and commercial environment
  • High level of computer literacy including CAD/Photoshop/Illustrator
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook.
  • Innovative style with strong business acumen
  • Strong team player who is driven to succeed and draws inspiration from working collaboratively with others

Job Offer

Dependant on experience up to £35k + benefits