Senior Designer- Womenswear RTW

Senior Designer- Womenswear RTW

£60k - 65k per year Benefits
REF: 11874 JJ
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Job Description

A rare and exciting opportunity has come to the market, whereby this Luxury brand is looking for a Senior Designer across their Womenswear RTW division which has a modern handwriting.

You will live and breath trends and concepts and hold the ability to translate into high end garments. Working across full multiproduct, the ideal candidate will have experience of working cross-category.

Candidates with a solid Luxury background will be considered for this role.

Senior Designer- Womenswear RTW- The Role

  • Design Womenswear according to the brief given by the Creative Director and Design Director.
  • Working collaboratively with Fabric and Product Development teams.
  • Fitting of all prototypes and samples.
  • Work collaboratively with the merchandising team to plan and finalise the collection.
  • To pass on all relevant and appropriate information to all areas linked to product i.e. Product, sales and merchandising.
  • Working with Fabric and the Atelier to organise and constantly update an archive of reference material for all collections including sketches, fabrics, accessories, hardware and trim.
  • Creation of sketches, technical drawings of external and internal details and specifications for clear and effective communication with Product Development and factories.
  • Develop extensive initial research and Photoshop mockups/designs.
  • Working collaboratively with Fabric on selection of cloths, lining and trims ensuring full depth and breadth of offer whilst remaining price point sensitive for final review of the Creative Director.
  • Ensuring that all work is completed at each stage of the design process within the design department, within specified deadlines as communicated in the timetable from the product development team.
  • Build strong working relationship with the Sales Department to gain feedback on the collections to satisfy all commercial requirements.
  • Work with Product Development team to launch all sketches with appropriate manufacturers, ensuring each style receives correct fabric, trims, lining and technical information.
  • Supervising the design intern.

Senior Designer- Womenswear RTW- The Candidate

  • Must have a strong background in Luxury Womenswear Design
  • Must be passionate about what they do!
  • Must be able to work 3D
  • Strong research, trend, concept and creative skills.
  • Strong drawing and draping skills.
  • Confident ability to articulate ideas.
  • Technical knowledge of garment construction.
  • Hold a full understanding of both contemporary and luxury market.
  • In depth knowledge of fabric and trims.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Computer Literate: Photoshop Illustrator

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