Designer

Location
Manchester
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
09 May 2018
Ref
AC901382
Contact
Amanda Caratti
Function
Design
Sector
Childrenswear
Job Type
Permanent
Designer - The Company
This is a rare opportunity with a well-established supplier of fashion for the UK high street. They are looking for an experienced candidate who will be responsible for identifying and undertaking direct marketing and sales activities to develop and maintain new sales, in accordance with agreed business plans and individual targets.

Designer - The role

*To work closely with the sales team to interpret the customer's design requirements, translate these into design concepts.
*To design garments and cut samples, taking into consideration both manufacturing and aesthetic design requirements.
*To plan and produce samples and visual aids to meet the customer's requirements.
*To accurately complete the design packs.
*Provide accurate complete design costing sheets taking into account cost parameters.
*Attend weekly workload design meetings with the design team leader
*Assess and evaluate design trends and identify areas of potential growth.
*Attend customer and licensor meetings, take design briefs and present ranges.
*To identify concerns which may impact customer satisfaction and work with the design team Leader to resolve these.
*Understand customer strategy by regular store visits and by seeking customer feedback

You will have
*Significant experience designing children's fashion.
*Proficiency with Illustrator / Photoshop.
*Previous experience of dealing with customers.
*A HND/degree in design or equivalent job related experience.
*Excellent communication skills
*Excellent planning/organising skills
*The ability to work on own initiative
*The ability to build relationships easily
*The ability to travel within the UK and offshore.
*A clean current driving license

Designer - Salary
*Competitive

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