Outerwear Designer Womenswear Supplier

Location
London
Salary
£40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted
08 Feb 2019
Closes
01 Mar 2019
Ref
2119
Contact
Sara Morton
Function
Design
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent

Are you looking for a role to further develop your career as an Outerwear designer?

If so, my client is looking for a middleweight ladieswear outerwear designer who has strong presentation and leadership skills to join their existing team.

They currently supply to several leading high street retailers, producing trend focused designs.

Main Duties and responsibilities will include :

  • Deputising for Head of Design at buyer meetings and presenting when needed
  • Commercially identifying fabric/styles appropriate to the business
  • Confidently initiate the design and development from concept to production
  • Undertake regular comparative shop reports and fashion trends
  • International travel including Trade Exhibitions
  • Working closely with suppliers, buyers and technologists to create commercial products.
  • Ability to work effectively with customer design briefs.

Personal Specifications :

  • Several years' experience as an Outerwear Designer from either supplier or retail background.
  • Excellent trend and catwalk knowledge with the ability to translate in to commercial designs.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to use initiative, as well as work in a team
  • Good technical specs/attention to detail.
  • CAD skills essential

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