Senior Knitwear Developer
Charli was launched in 2009 with the intention of offering a collection of knit essentials alongside a contemporary edit of jersey separates
The brand is focused on building its wholesale channel and looks to continue its growth in new markets. Charli is now distributed globally at over 350 points of sale
As part of an ambitious 5 year growth plan Charli aims to establish new commercial agreements whilst building on existing partnerships with distributors.
Senior Knitwear Developer at Charli will have a strong design background. The role involves designing and developing the knitwear component of Charli’s seasonal collections.
There should be at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role. There should be an ability and previous experience in working directly with off-shore suppliers on both technical construction and cost negotiation. An important part of the role is to carry out independent research and spearhead sourcing initiatives.
- Developments are launched by creating technical CADs within detailed tech-packs
- The suitable candidate would take their strong awareness of fashion trends, and translate them into the collection. There should be a familiarity of working with target FOB prices and margins.
- The suitable candidate will manage the presentation of their own styles in regular meetings, whilst taking an objective view of the developments and making suitable decisions
-Strong communication and organizational skills are essential.
-The role involves travelling several times per year to China as well as Sourcing Fairs in Paris where necessary