Freelance Jersey Designer

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£ in line with experience
Posted
07 Nov 2016
Closes
05 Dec 2016
Ref
FH2016-2122
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Freelance

As Freelance Jerseywear Designer you will be responsible for designing a brand new range of trend inspired multi-product jerseywear for the young fashion market targeting the likes of Topshop, Boohoo, ASOS, Miss Selfridge, etc. Recent experience designing jersey ranges for the young fashion market is essential.

Main responsibilities

  • Seasonal research: trend predictions, catwalk, competitor market, vintage and modern culture.
  • Identify the latest key jersey styles for the season.
  • Design of the initial jersey range and accurate execution of design briefs in line with customer requirements.
  • Attend buying meetings and collaborate with buyers on range requirements helping to drive new business.
  • Work with and brief in-house print team as required.
  • Create design packs ensuring all information is detailed and accurate.
  • Monitor sample progress, liaising with the pattern room and production department.
  • Attend sample fittings as required.

Essential Skills

  • Degree in Fashion Design specialising in Womenswear.
  • Proven track record in the design of womens jersey for the young fashion market.
  • Proficient use of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • High level of trend awareness with a good understanding of the young fashion market.
  • Good understanding of garment construction for jersey.
  • Ability to work effectively to critical path deadlines.
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise workload.