Footwear and Accessories Designer Fast Fashion

Location
North West England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
13 Sep 2016
Closes
11 Oct 2016
Ref
13759923/001
Contact
Jasmine Cook
Function
Design
Sector
Accessories
Job Type
Permanent

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Footwear and accessories designer to join this edgy multi-channel international fast fashion retailer based in the North West and about to take on their next phase of growth. This is a pivotal role within the footwear and accessories where you will be at the forefront of the design direction for these areas.

Client Details

Our client is a hugely successful edgy multi-channel International young fast fashion womenswear retailer based in the North West.

Description

Reporting into the Design Manager, you will already be an established Footwear Designer with a high fashion edgy yet commercial handwriting, used to responding to trends in a fast paced way. Accountability will include the below:

  • Design direction, creating seasonal trends, colour palettes and silhouettes for the footwear and accessories areas
  • Responding to catwalk trends and inspiration in an extremely fast paced way, interpreting into commercial product for the high street customer
  • Continual review and reaction of the market and social media to identify emerging product opportunities
  • To be continually aware of emerging trends and competitor product
  • Work closely with the supply base to understand and develop capability and speed

Profile

  • An experienced footwear and accessories designer, including handbags, with a clear understanding of the fast paced young fashion market
  • Any experience with additional accessories design including jewellery, sunglasses, belts etc. would be advantageous, but it is essential the candidate it able to identify and interpret trends for these areas in order to produce trend boards for the buyers to work from.
  • Highly creative, flexible work style with the ability to work in a rapid paced, energised environment
  • Innovative style with strong business acumen
  • Strong team player who is driven to succeed and draws inspiration from working collaboratively with others

Job Offer

Competitive according to experience