Childrenswear Designer

Location
South Yorkshire
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
19 Sep 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Ref
CHG901963a
Contact
Claire Harker-Gill
Function
Design
Job Type
Permanent
Job description: Childrenswear Designer

Our client is a supplier of multi-product children's fashion. Due to the growth of their business they're looking for a talented designer to join their team.

The Role
* Researching, designing and developing ranges to meet the customer's needs.
* Attending meetings with customers and presenting ranges
* Working closely with the Far East offices to source and sample.
* UK and European competitive, inspiration shopping as part of the team as well as researching future trends.
* Manage own accounts from design to order handover.
* Creative range building and meeting preparation to show new concepts.
* Far East sampling trips are a requirement of the role.

The Candidate
* A fashion or textile related degree with a design related work placement, ideally within childrenswear but not a necessary requirement.
* Strong CAD experience or experienced in Adobe illustrator and Photoshop.
* Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
* Presentable and able to present ideas and communicate well with buyers
* Creativity is key with a commercial eye for the market
* Team player with an approachable personality.
* Excellent organisational skills and time management
* Willingness to travel.
* Experience as a designer in a similar role is required.
* Driving license is essential

Package
* Dependent on experience.

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