Intimates Designer - Shapewear (Brand)

Northamptonshire, Leicester, Leicestershire
£ doe
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
10226 AA
Clare Turner
Job Type

To design and develop shapewear/solutions underwear and intimate apparel in line with the agreed product strategy and brand direction

Intimates Designer – Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design and technical development for shapewear/solutions intimate apparel for the brand
  • To design and develop technically viable and directional ranges for shapewear, bodysuits, shapers and solutions apparel for a globally recognised brand.
  • Research and identify key trends & innovations for shape, colours, fabric qualities, and trims etc.
  • Taking designs from research/conceptual stage through all phases of development to production handover
  • Developing and sourcing materials which are fit for purpose and meet target cost requirements
  • To ensure end product is fit for purpose, to develop patterns/grade and fit for your designs
  • Travel to Trade shows & fayres, undertake comp shopping, inspiration trips to develop your knowledge of market trends and invaluable customer feedback in Europe & US
  • Work with approved suppliers to support the brand requirements, source and develop new materials fit for purpose
  • Demonstrate brand and market awareness, and be able to apply in line with market requirements
  • Generate and update BOM’s using a PDM system to create garment costs

Intimates Designer – Shapewear – The Person Specification

  • Previous intimate apparel, lingerie, shapewear or solutions design experience
  • Confident garment construction, fit and make up knowledge
  • Ideally confident pattern cutting skills and awareness of grading
  • Previous fit experience is essential.
  • Confident CAD skills
  • Well organised, able to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Proven in delivering end product within agreed time scales
  • Ability to travel within the UK and abroad
  • Flexible and comfortable sharing ideas and working in a team
  • Ability to use experience and knowledge to maximise commercial opportunities
  • Applicants must hold a valid work permit

CVs without accompanying relevant artwork will not be considered.

Please submit via email a CV and a covering letter in a word document format stating current salary, together with separate examples of your design work in a PDF format (max. 5MB) to –

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