Designer : Maternity Cover - immediate start

Designer : Maternity Cover - immediate start

£ Dependent Upon Experience
REF: 11009 AA

Job Description

Designer – Job Description

  • You will identify and translate trends into viable commercial styles for nightwear, loungewear and intimate apparel.
  • Research and develop fabrics, yarns, shapes, prints and packaging, in line with trends and competitor offers
  • Source fabrics and trims etc.
  • Have an excellent technical knowledge to produce detailed tech packs and brief suppliers confidently
  • Manage the development process from concept to approval.  Attend presentations meeting with Buyers
  • Produce CAD artworks and presentation boards
  • Manage the critical path and keep to key dates
  • Work closely with technical, sales and merchandising, to ensure business needs are met. Liaise with offshore suppliers and factories.

Designer – Person Specification

  • At least 3 years’ design experience. A confident knowledge of underwear, nightwear, loungewear or jerseywear within a supplier environment
  • Creative, trend driven with a good eye for colour, shape and print
  • You will have a commercial eye which complements your trend awareness
  • Computer literate with strong CAD skills
  • You will have a proven background in similar product areas 
  • You will be a team player and able to build relationships
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • To supervise and support a Junior Designer.

CVs without accompanying relevant artwork will not be considered.

Please submit via email a CV and a covering letter in a word document format stating current salary, together with separate examples of your design work in a PDF format (max. 5MB) to –

If the e mail address is not displayed in this advert, then please contact People Marketing directly on 0115 922 3335 quoting the job reference number, and we shall supply you with the correct address.

Please note that we cannot accept files in excess of 5MB.

We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

Please continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest.