Womens Jersey Designer
The successful candidate will be a highly commercial Women's Jersey Multiproduct Designer (Tops, Dresses, Bottoms, Playsuits and Sweats) with a diverse yet trend focused handwriting. You will be highly organised, a good communicator and able to develop and maintain good relationships with your team and customers. Previous experience with on trend, high street brands is a must!
*Strong market research and fashion trend analysis. Translate catwalk and street styles inspiration into commercial and innovative designs.
*Create mood boards through trend research, competitive shops and catwalk inspiration
*React quickly to new reactions with new designs to trade trend
*Attend regular meetings with customers to present ideas and develop ranges and ensuring strong ongoing business relationships. Strong communication and influencing skills across all levels
* Source key fabrics /trims
*Ability to create your own graphics and prints would be an added bonus but is not a must as there are in-house Graphic Designers also.
*Show your understanding of peak trading times and be able to input into the trading calendar
*Know how to produce a commercial range, taking into account the customer types, price constraints and supplier base
*Have an excellent understanding of the manufacturing process and how to achieve commercial retail price points
*Providing technical information to the factories
*The position will involve some travel to the manufacturing base and for comparative and inspirational shopping.
*Have a good working knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop, as well as all Microsoft Office packages including Excel
*Fast paced, proactive and can do attitude.
*Ability to work under pressure and work in a fast pace environment working to tight deadlines
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.