Knitwear Designer

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Manchester
Salary
£25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted
12 Jul 2019
Closes
09 Aug 2019
Ref
3556720
Contact
Bethany Hardman
Function
Design
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent

A great opportunity for an experienced Ladies Knitwear Designer - Manchester

Your new company
A fantastic opportunity has become available for a talented and experienced Knitwear Designer to join a growing and successful Fashion Supplier in Manchester. They are currently working with a number of well known, leading customer accounts including Arcadia and Missguided and are now wanting to add a Ladies Knitwear Designer to the team.


Your new role
You will be working across multiple customer accounts and ensure that you are keeping up to date with all key trends and colours. You will do this through extensive market research, comp shops and inspiration trips. You will then translate this trend information into commercial designs, producing detailed CAD artwork with supporting technical specs to send into the factories ready for production. You may often be present at customer meetings to advise on trends and talk through your designs. You will be working closely with the Design, Technical and Merchandising team to ensure any issues that arise are handled efficiently and effectively. Additionally, you will be in regular contact with customers and develop positive relationships to advise on trends and run through your designs and ranges.


What you'll need to succeed
You need to be a trend led, specialised Ladies Knitwear Designer and have proven industry experience working within a similar role. You will also need to have a strong portfolio and be advanced with both CAD and Illustrator. Also, you need to be able to work both independently and as a team and be key in developing lasting relationships with your customer accounts.


What you'll get in return
They are offering a highly competitive salary, flexible working hours and free car-parking. They are based closely to Manchester City Centre and are also a stable and growing business. They are a small, friendly team who can offer career growth and high prospects.


What you need to do now
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