Senior Essentials Designer

Senior Essentials Designer

£Dependent Upon Experience
REF: 11637 MM
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Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a creative and commercial Essentials Designer looking for the next step in their career and an exciting new opportunity with an established business who have a great reputation in the industry.

You will work across men’s and women’s branded product for the UK High Street. You will be extremely creative and trend driven, but also able to translate trends into commercial product. You will have an extensive knowledge of Underwear, Nightwear, Loungewear and/or Socks.

Senior Essentials Designer - The Role:

  • Responsible for the growth of the brands, understanding the cost and production constraints.
  • You will identify and translate trends into viable commercial styles
  • Research and develop fabrics, yarns, shapes and packaging, in line with trends and competitor offers
  • Have an excellent technical knowledge to produce detailed tech packs and brief suppliers confidently
  • Mange the development process from concept to production
  • Produce CAD artworks and presentation boards
  • Have a strong business acumen and be instrumental in driving key accounts
  • Manage the critical path and keep to key dates
  • Work closely with technical, sales and merchandising teams, to ensure business needs are met.

Senior Essentials Designer - The Candidate:

  • You will be creative and trend driven with a good eye for colour, print and yarn
  • You will have a commercial eye which complements your trend awareness
  • Computer literate with strong CAD skills
  • You will have a proven background in similar product areas  
  • You will be a team player and able to build relationships
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

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 – quoting our reference: 11637 MM.

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.

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