Manchester Designers

Manchester Designers

REF: 12078-1 WW
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Job Description

Calling all Menswear and Womenswear Designers based in Manchester!

I am recruiting for a leading supplier to the UK High Street, they are currently expanding their teams, so this is a super exciting time to join them. I am looking for entry level graduate designers, mid weight, and senior designers.

I am looking for inspiring, creative portfolios which explore future trends and interesting new shapes.

Designer - The Role:

  • Researching and identifying future womenswear trends and catwalk influences within this fast fashion environment.
  • Designing trend-led fashion.
  • Compiling comparative shop reports.
  • Face to face customers meetings.
  • Garments fitting, fabric and trim sourcing, and liaising with the factories.
  • You will be working in a busy, fast paced environment.
  • Working closely with buying and merchandising teams to source, present and select commercial ranges.
  • Developing new designs using CAD and creating tech packs.

Designer - The Candidate:

  • Ideal candidate will have a design related Degree.
  • I am looking for a candidates with a real eye for fashion and translating trends.
  • You will be a well organised, confident communicator, experienced in managing priorities and liaising with internal teams and external suppliers etc.
  • Proficient on Illustrator.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, adaptable to change and able to work closely with buyers and present your idea's, requiring a confident, 'can do' attitude to your work.
  • Have experience of working closely with overseas factories.
  • You must also be an effective communicator & team player to step into this challenging role and be confident at building good internal and external relationships.
  • Happy to travel regularly to overseas factories and suppliers.

To apply please send your CV and portfolio (below 5MB) to

Please note that applicants without portfolios will not be considered.

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.

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