Wovens Womenswear Designer

Location
London
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
13 Oct 2016
Closes
10 Nov 2016
Ref
VM-187-1
Contact
val may
Function
Design
Job Type
Permanent
As a key supplier to many of the high street retailers within the UK and across Europe, our client is renowned for offering and producing exceptional designs and quality. They are currently looking to add to their team by looking for hands on creative Designers who can work closely with the sales teams and buyers to design and develop conceptual ranges.

Main duties of this role will include:

• Regular meetings and liaison with clients to develop strong relationships and present ranges
• Sourcing fabrics at trade shows and fabric fairs and developing fabrics with the fabric team.
• Overseeing development of all sampling ensuring deadlines are met
• Ensuring hand over packs are up to date for all orders
• Directional/Comparative shopping trips- completing relevant reports.
• Range planning

Person Requirements:

• Previous experience working for an established fashion supplier to the high street
• Ability to demonstrate longevity
• Strong Wovens/soft separates womenswear background
• Ability to translate current catwalk trends into commercially viable product offerings
• Exceptional communicational skills for liaising with and working closely with Buyers
• PC literate