Smart Men's Jersey wear Designer

Location
Leicester
Salary
Up to £30000 per annum
Posted
06 Aug 2018
Closes
03 Sep 2018
Ref
1936
Contact
Val May
Function
Design
Sector
Menswear
Job Type
Permanent


Our client, a leading supplier of smart men's casual jersey wear to the high street is actively recruiting a men's Casual Jersey Wear Designer to work specifically with a high street retailer based in Leicester
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Main responsibilities will include:

  • Designing commercial ranges of Men's multi product jersey wear.
  • Being aware of current trends and producing mood/direction boards.
  • Preparing design/factory packs and artwork for sampling
  • Working closely with the buying team, attending meetings at Retail and presenting cads/samples to buyers.
  • Following designs from first sample stage through to production.
  • Keeping up to date with fashion trends including colours and shapes.
  • Maintaining the company identity and developing their product portfolio.
  • Delivering products on budget.
  • Liaising with overseas factories.



Person Requirement

  • Excellent multi product design experience for the fashion high street.
  • Experience working with Buyers based in Leicester
  • Sound knowledge of garment construction.
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.
  • Strong CAD skills.
  • Excellent drawing skills.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Creative flair and good colour sense.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.

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