Senior Designer - Manchester
Your new company
An exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Designer to work for a luxury and successful Ladies fashion brand. The company are a leading clothing Brand/Supplier and are based within Manchester. They operate from a modern head office and are a fun and professional team.
Your new role
You will be part of a motivated team and have a junior designer report into you. Within the role you are responsible for Design, development and forecasting trends across ladies multi product, with a focus on evening wear and occassionwear. You will create mood boards, colour palettes and fabric swatches. You will support the design manager and help with the development of the team and also be key in creating a range plan. The role also requires you to travel overseas for fabric sourcing, design development and range building. You will also attend trade shows to ensure you have the ultimate direction or sourcing when designing. You will also work closely with the technical and merchandising team to limit any queries with products/fits.
What you'll need to succeed
To be considered you will need to have been working within a Design role for a minimum of 5 years and ideally operating are a senior level. You will also need experience in managing or overseeing a small team. Your Design portfolio will need to be trend led with a young and stylish handwriting, you will also need strong CAD work and be able to pay attention to detail. Ideally you will also have experience in designing swimwear or lingerie. You will be highly organized, have the ability to work independently and be advanced with Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Excel.
What you'll get in return
They are offering a highly competitive salary with exciting benefits which include a generous discount, free car parking and close links to the city center. You will also get the chance to make a major impact on the range and be part of a growing and successful team.
What you need to do now
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