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Knitwear Designer - Womenswear

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My client is an established supplier to the UK , European High Street, and the USA -they are looking for a trend driven, dynamic  Knitwear Designer with a proven background in ladies Knitwear to work on a new specific customer focused role . Based full time in a dynamic, creative office in the Midlands area, you will work within a small team on trend, mood, colour and focussed product development. You will take autonomy for your area and lead customer meetings/relationships. This is a growing business with an excellent reputation in the industry that is going from strength to strength, so it’s a great time to join.

Knitwear Designer  – The Role

  • Within the team, develop trend and mood boards, including shape, colours, print and yarns.
  • Designing trend led ranges across Ladies & Mens Fashion Knitwear.
  • Sourcing new yarns and trims in-line with trend at the start and throughout the season.
  • Presenting trend and ranges to buyers and actioning any design requests.
  • Produce detailed tech packs and specs for accurate first-time samples.
  • Monitoring range and customer sampling through from start to finish.
  • Building strong relationships with clients, developing and growing the accounts.
  • Liaise with overseas teams
  • Analyse catwalks and competitors, report and spot missed opportunities.

Knitwear Designer– The Person

  • 3 years + Proven experience working as a knitwear designer and experience with Womenswear 
  • Proven ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workloads.
  • Driven and passionate.
  • Confident presenting to clients at all levels.
  • Strong commercial awareness and being up to date with current trends.
  • Good understanding of garment construction to develop samples and ranges effectively.
  • Excellent Attention to detail.
  • Strong CAD skills and capable of producing tech packs and specifications that are easy for factories to understand.
  • Flexibility to travel within the UK, and Bangladesh

To apply please send CV and folio work to quoting our reference 13010NAS :, or call the office for more details.           

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