Knitwear Designer

Location
London
Salary
£25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
14 Sep 2016
Closes
12 Oct 2016
Ref
JN-38
Function
Design
Job Type
Permanent

We have a fantastic opportunity with a leading supplier to the UK High Street. They are looking for a talented Knitwear Designer to design high fashion pieces. The successful candidate will have commercial handwriting and be able to work well in a fast paced environment. This role would ideally suit a second jobber looking to take on more responsibility.

Main duties of this role will include:

- Creating commercial designs with a team of designers
- Trend research and creating mood boards and colour palettes
- Working closely with and presenting to account managers and directors advising on seasonal direction and trends
- Attending fit sessions with Garment Technologists
- Sourcing fabrics and trims 
- Working closely with the factories in the Far East ensuring design, sourcing and production meets the requirements of the customers specifications 


Person Requirements:

- Knitwear experience within a commercial environment essential
- Fashion forward creative individual
- Fabric and trim sourcing experience
- Previous experience working for a supplier for high street retailers
- Effective communicator
- Experience of presenting ideas through design boards.

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