Knitwear Designer

Location
London
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
11 Oct 2016
Closes
08 Nov 2016
Ref
JN-38-RP2
Contact
Shelley Pinto
Function
Design
Job Type
Permanent
We have a fantastic opportunity with credible, long standing supplier to the UK High Street. They are expanding their team and are looking for a strong 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.

Main duties of this role will include:

- Creating commercial designs with a talented 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:

- Experience designing commercial knitwear 
- Fashion forward creative individual
- Fabric and trim sourcing experience
- Previous experience working for a supplier for high street retailers
- Strong communciator 
- Experience of presenting ideas through design boards.

When applying for this role please attach some recent examples of your work