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REF: 11529 AA
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Job Description

We are looking for a talented multi product Designer. Working within a busy design team you will be responsible for creating and developing a range of garments to a specific brief and deadline for existing and new business customers.

Please note this is a fixed term contract for an initial period of 6 months.

Designer - Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce design presentation boards, including trends, colours, illustrations and range plans with the use of illustrator and Photoshop software.
  • Research and compile trend and shop reports seasonally to maintain market leadership and to translate into commercial wearable designs.
  • Produce sample requests on the PDM system and develop concept garments with the garment technical team to meet critical path deadlines.
  • Initiate via PDM handlooms, lap dips and appropriate fabric developments.
  • Source and develop specific design accessories, for example buttons, belts, linings, etc.
  • General maintenance of the design department such as filing, fabric and garment requests.
  • Maintenance of reference material and stationary replenishment.
  • Attend customer meetings to present designs and relevant research.
  • Attend site visits and focus groups to gain an understanding of working environments and requirements for the next range.

Designer – The Candidate Specification:

  • Fashion design related degree or similar, and 2-3 years relevant design experience in clothing/fashion/apparel
  • Proficient in Illustrator & Photoshop
  • Good knowledge of garment construction, cost and PLM systems experience would be an advantage
  • Good commercial awareness and ability to prioritise multiple deadlines
  • Confident presentation and interpersonal skills, ability to liaise effectively with people at all levels, internal teams and externally
  • Ability to work closely with internal teams with a great team spirit
  • This opportunity is suited to a dynamic, enthusiastic and creative individual with a passion for design who wants to ‘make things happen’

Please note this is a fixed term contract for an initial period of 6 months.

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 -

If the e mail 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.

Please note that we cannot accept files in excess of 5MB.

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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