Jersey Designer – Nightwear and Beachwear

£35000 per annum
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Shelley Pinto
Job Type
We are currently recruiting for a leading high street supplier who are looking to expand their design team and are seeking to appoint an experienced jersey designer with previous experience designing either Nightwear, beachwear / holiday and or childrens/teenwear for one of their main young high fashion retailers My client is a financially stable supplier who are enjoying continued growth and success. This could be a great opportunity for your next career move.

Main duties of this role will include:

- Researching trends and creating mood boards and colour palettes
- Sourcing fabrics and trims 
- Attending meetings and presenting ranges to buyers
- Creating commercial designs with a team of designers
- Working closely with account managers and directors advising on seasonal direction and trends.
- Attending fit sessions with Garment Technologists advising on fit for final sampling
- Working closely with the factories i ensuring design, sourcing and production meets the requirements of the customers specifications 

Person Requirements:

- Previous experience working for a supplier for the high street retailers
- Must have relevant product experience in either Nightwear and Beachwear and ideally some childrenswear
- You will have a strong understanding of the current high street
- Must have good CAD and illustration skills
- Effective communicator at all levels
- Experience of presenting ideas through design boards
- Ability to create detailed design specifications
- Must have experience working with buyers