Ladieswear Designer / Digital Pattern Cutter

Ladieswear Designer / Digital Pattern Cutter

£Dependent Upon Experience
REF: 11329 KK

Job Description

I am looking for a Ladieswear Designer to join an established supplier to the UK high street, to work on an exciting new venture to complement their existing business. The successful candidate will design for a number of new fast fashion, trend led customers, as well as managing those accounts and being customer facing.

My client is also looking for a candidate who can use Vetigraph (or similar) CAD system in order to translate their designs into digital patterns. The role is to design across multi product cut and sew knit and jerseywear.

Ladieswear Designer / Digital Pattern Cutter - The Role:-

  • Design trend womenswear (using CAD) and produce tech packs.
  • Work on Vetigraph to translate designs into factory ready patterns.
  • Source new fast fashion customers, ideally from existing contacts, and nurture/develop accounts.
  • Meet with customers and take briefs, present ranges.
  • Manage customer expectations, approvals & deliveries.
  • Manage critical path.
  • Be a point of contact for your own customers.
  • Liaise closely with suppliers, most of whom are UK based.

Ladieswear Designer / Digital Pattern Cutter - The Candidate:-

  • Adobe Illustrator or equivalent CAD package knowledge is essential
  • Working knowledge of the Vetigraph CAD system (or similar) and ability to translate designs to patterns using the software
  • Eye for fashion and ability to translate trends
  • Successful candidate must be fully fluent on Microsoft Office in particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of tech specs and garment construction is essential
  • Confident at presenting ranges
  • Able to work well in a team
  • Ability to update and work within the critical path
  • Must have excellent analytical and organisational skills

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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