Menswear Designer

Menswear Designer

£ DOE with hybrid working
REF: 12357AA
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Job Description

This International clothing manufacturer is recruiting for a talented Menswear Designer with formalwear separates & tailoring experience.

You will be part of a multi-functional team dedicated to the design, development and production of

fashion forward ranges for leading clothing retailers and etailers.

Menswear Designer – Job Responsibilities:

  • Design seasonal and trend led in house collections in line with customer design aesthetic
  • Identify emerging trends and potential gaps in the customer product range, capitalise on gaps by proposing appropriate fabrics and styling options
  • Work closely with in house account management teams to provide customer with continuous and excellent service and help the business progress
  • Carry out fabric and trend research on an ongoing basis, present findings to in house teams and customer
  • Extensive fabric and trim sourcing according to customer briefs and emerging trends
  • Preparing and leading customer development days, actioning development samples according to brief
  • Raising and updating design tech packs and checking samples against them.
  • Managing development critical path, working closely with suppliers and production sites, regularly updating customer on sample progress though sample CPs and ensuring samples are delivered in time for range build and sign off meetings
  • Liaising daily with mills, factories and customer buying teams, establishing close professional relationships on all sides

Menswear Designer – Person Skills and Requirements:

  • Educated to degree standard
  • Three years + relevant menswear design experience (within tailoring, formal separates and working with fast fashion retailers)
  • Strong Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator) and Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • A confident, proactive approach capable of working effectively in a team under pressure in a demanding fast paced environment
  • Ability to interact effectively with suppliers and colleagues at all levels.

To apply, please send CV, contact details and include folio work or web link to quoting our reference: 12357AA             

If the email 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.

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.

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