Children's Footwear Designer - 12 Month Contract

Location
Leicestershire
Salary
Competitive, dependant on experience
Posted
07 Oct 2016
Closes
04 Nov 2016
Ref
JS3779
Function
Design
Job Type
Contract

The Company
Our client is a leading designer and supplier of ladies and childrens footwear providing on-trend footwear for a number of UK High Street retailers.They now have a rare opportunity for a talented Designer to join their busy team in the East Midlands for a fixed term 12 month contract.

Children's Footwear Designer - 12 Month Contract- The Role

  • Reporting to the Product Director, you will be responsible for designing fashionable shoes for a number of High Street fashion retailers
  • You will research the market for fashion trends and complete design projects and prepare presentations for customers as required
  • Supervise the work of Junior Designers and act as a mentor and trainer when appropriate
  • Meet design project deadlines in accordance with each customers deadlines and buying calendar
  • Order samples from suppliers, monitor, chase and record as required and oversee sample production in China

Children's Footwear Designer - 12 Month Contract - The Candidate

  • Previous childrens footwear design experience is essential
  • Inspirational design ability, creative and innovative
  • Ability to translate fashion trends into commercial products
  • Excellent communication skills- both written and verbal
  • Organised and high level of attention to detail
  • It would be an advantage to have technical footwear knowledge

Childrens Footwear Designer - 12 Month Contract - The Package
- Competitive, dependant on experience

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.