Senior Designer

Senior Designer

£ Dependent Upon Experience
REF: 10991 1AA

Job Description

You will be part of a busy creative team, creating multiproduct jerseywear, with character licence and original graphic design. Working with an exciting range of current licenses for a mix of retailers. This opportunity seeks someone with confident CAD skills and great trend awareness.

Senior Designer The Role

  • Research trends, colours, fabrics and create designs & ranges according to the customer’s brief and making any necessary changes to existing designs
  • To respond quickly and effectively to the needs and requirements of both the customer and the other Designers.
  • To develop and acquire a commercial awareness of garment costs in order to provide design solutions with creative focus whilst still in accordance with the customer’s budget.
  • Prepare presentation boards, attend client meetings as required.
  • Originate accurate artwork (print set-ups) for prints, embroideries, packaging, branding tools and other effects.
  • Liaise with internal teams, factories and suppliers, to ensure artwork is well-received, understood and interpreted correctly.
  • Organise garment designs for approval by the licensor (e.g. Disney, Nickelodeon etc.), with the relevant style, print and colour references.
  • To review, analyse and comment on strike-offs of prints, embroideries and other effects.
  • Maintain an awareness of current and forecasted fashion and clothing trends.
  • To carry out all duties within the necessary time frame and constraints of the critical path.

Senior Designer The Candidate

  • The ideal candidate will have 5years commercial design experience in jerseywear design and fashion print/graphic skills.  Previous character licence design for kids or adults would be advantageous.
  • A creative individual with a good eye for colour / detail and knowledge of garment construction.
  • Highly proficient CAD Illustrator/Photoshop
  • Confident ability to develop and manipulate graphics, prints, slogans, embellishments is essential.
  • Good organisational and time management skills. Ability to organise work load according to priority and deadlines
  • Confident communication and presentation skills are essential.
  • Thrives within a fast paced but fun environment.

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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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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