Occasionwear Designer

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Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£35,000 to £70,000
Posted
07 Oct 2016
Closes
04 Nov 2016
Ref
0259
Function
Design
Sector
Retail, Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Senior

We have 2 exciting opportunities for a Senior and Junior Occasionwear designer to join an established design team of a major High St Retailer based in their West London offices. It will be working solely on the Occasionwear/Eveningwear to Design and Develop Key trends.

The Senior Designer position will be responsible for the vision and direction of the department covering all product areas

  • Experience working in India and the Far East.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience working on similar product.
  • A love of colour, pattern and embellishment is essential
  • You will need to manage a small team and create an innovative and creative and inspiring environment to produce exciting, unique commercial collections that reflect the brand.
  • Proven development and critical path management experience with strong technical knowhow is essential with a great eye for detail and fit.
  • Overseas Travel will be required.
  • Computer competencies using Photoshop and Illustrator is desirable.

The Junior Designer will need to be a creative designer who is passionate about designing eveningwear with previous experience working on similar product

  • Experience liaising with suppliers
  • A minimum of 4 years experience working on similar product. 
  • Assisting the Senior Designer on designing garments, embroideries and embellishments helping to create the unique handwriting for the brand.
  • Trend research, sourcing fabrics and trims.
  • You need to be a creative designer who is passionate about designing eveningwear with previous experience working on similar product.
  • You will need excellent computer skills using Photoshop and Illustrator.