Men's Designer

Location
North Yorkshire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
12 Oct 2018
Ref
13953062/001
Contact
Lauren Brock
Function
Design
Job Type
Permanent

This job with involve designing trend led ranges and collection for men's and kids

You will carry out research to stay ahead of trends in colour, pattern and shape.

Client Details

A successful trend led sports brand covering apparel and footwear for men and women and kids.

Description

  • Will have a number of years' experience designing menswear and will ideally have previous experience designing for a fast fashion business.

  • You will carry out research to stay ahead of trends in colour, pattern and shape.

  • Trend lead retailer focusing on up to date information, expectation of demonstrating this through key blogs/ Instagram.

  • Inspire and self-motivate bring newness with key ideas relevant to the brand to ensure department is in line with key competitors

  • Confidently build the range with the help of your line manager and demonstrate good working relationship with your buying team and merch.

  • Have a knowledge of fast paced/ trend lead work place, to be quick reacting you will be part of ensuring key product/ trend is landed accordingly

  • Work closely with the print team alongside critical path to deliver key print for the season.

  • Must continue to push and develop yourself within the role, help lead by example to less experienced members of the team

  • An understanding of the Customer

  • Contributing to the management of the Team, prioritising workload to ensure tasks are completed on time

Profile

  • Fashion Qualification / Other degree desirable ideally at Degree Level
    • PC / Mac literate - Photoshop, Illustrator, Excel, Word, Adobe Suite

    • Factory ready tech pack creations (including AD technical skills)

    • Confidently fit and approve garments

    • Understanding of commercial garment / product construction methods

    • Understanding of how to translate fashion trends into commercial product opportunities

    • Knowledge of Buying calendar (critical path)

    • Good interpersonal / communication skills

    • Ability to motivate and develop team

    • Organisational skills

    • Ability to initiate, build and maintain great relationships with Buying, Merchandising, Garment Tech and Suppliers

    • Good presentation skills

    Job Offer

    The opportunity to work for a successful brand, with a competitive salary and benefits.

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