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Design Manager

Design Manager

Our client is a well-established supplier of trend led knitwear and jerseywear to the high street. They are looking for a design manager who is on the ball with latest trends, to oversee a team of eight that cover knitwear and jerseywear development.

A strong commercial background in knitwear design is required for this position that will be based in their Midlands office, five days a week.

Responsibilities:

  • Constantly researching, designing and developing innovative, commercial, women’s fashion.
  • Creating bestselling ranges, leading by example and giving direction and guidance to your team.
  • Attend regular meetings with customers, identifying new business opportunities with existing and new customers
  • Responsible for overseeing a team of 8 across design, account management, garment tech and wholesale merchandisers, as well as being hands-on with design.
  • Working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Sourcing of fabrics and trims

You will have :

  • A strong, commercial design experience of knitwear essential
  • Previous experience of working for a supplier would be beneficial
  • A positive attitude and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Some management experience is required
  • Strong presentation, communication, prioritisation and organisational skills are required
  • A driving license is required.

Design Manager

East Midlands
Permanent
Assistant Manager
Manager
Commensurate with experience

Published on 12 Feb 2021

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