Designer Soft Separates

Location
London
Salary
£30,000 - £38,000 per annum
Posted
21 Aug 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Ref
1960
Function
Design
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent


An exciting new opportunity has arisen for one of my clients who are an established ladies-wear supplier to most major retailers,department stores and supermarket chains on the British High Street.

They are looking for a commercial trend led formal soft separates designer to work closely with the head of sales to and who will be actively involved in areas of the business. This is a great opportunity for a talented  formal soft separates designer to really catapult your career.

Main Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Regular customer meetings and daily liaison with Buyers
  • Presenting ranges to the customer.
  • Fabric sourcing.
  • Overseeing development of all sampling ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Range planning- using all relevant research and catwalk information to build customer specific ranges.
  • Completing Tech Packs ensuring sufficient information is provided.
  • Directional/Comparative shopping trips- completing relevant reports.
  • Bring new and exciting ranges that maintain a leading edge on competitors
  • Guiding customers and buyers on market trends.
  • Developing and sourcing new trims and fabrics.
  • Producing accurate and detailed CAD drawings for sampling.
  • Carrying out trend research and analysis and creating mood boards


Person Requirements:

  • Experience of working with High Street retailers and Supermarkets
  • Good Working relationships with Buyers.
  • Previous Formal soft separates experience essential.
  • Must be able to deal with high volume business.
  • Experience working within a supplier is essential.
  • Excellent communicational skills for liaising with buyers.
  • PC literate.

 

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