Ladies Outerwear Designer

Ladies Outerwear Designer

REF: 11352 JJ

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the UK’s top outerwear manufacturers. Working with some excellent names on the UK high street, they have an immediate opportunity for an experienced Outerwear Designer.

You will constantly keep you finger on the pulse in terms of trend and competitor research, and be able to design fashion forward outerwear for the desired customer, whilst keeping the product within pricing parameters.

Ladies Outerwear Designer – The Role

  • Working closely with retail buyers and designers to deliver best-selling and innovative commercial designs.
  • Researching and identifying trends & predictions for styles, colours, fabrics and features.  Keeping abreast of competitor and market intelligence.
  • Produce seasonal mood boards, designs and development samples.
  • Working as part of global team to develop product and ensure cost, aesthetics of product and fit, to ensure customer requirements are met.
  • Manage the critical path process for design and development ensuring all samples meet the customer requirements.

 Ladies Outerwear Designer - The Person

  • Previous experience in ladies outerwear design is essential.
  • Good knowledge of working with different fabrics & qualities, with the ability to be creative within price points.
  • A good understanding of garment construction.
  • Confident communicator.
  • Familiarity with Illustrator and Photoshop with the ability to hand draw.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, delivering complete and accuracy information to factories and customer.

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 –

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