Sports/Lifestyle Designer

Sports/Lifestyle Designer

£Dependent Upon Experience
REF: 11775MM

Job Description

11775 MM Sports/Lifestyle Designer           

East Midlands                                   

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

You will be extremely creative and trend driven, but also able to translate trends into sportswear, athleisure and commercial lifestyle product. You will have an extensive experience with garment development, construction and range building, ideally from a Brand background.  

Sports/Lifestyle Designer - The Role:-

  • Responsible for brand identity you will identify and translate trends into viable commercial styles
  • You will have an understanding the cost and production constraints.
  • Have an excellent technical knowledge to produce detailed tech packs and brief suppliers confidently
  • Mange the development process from concept to production including working with the technical teams to develop performance fabrics.
  • Produce CAD artworks and presentation boards
  • Manage the critical path and keep to key dates
  • Work closely with technical, sales and merchandising teams, to ensure business needs are met.

Sports/Lifestyle Designer - The Candidate:-

  • You will be creative and trend driven with a good eye for colour, print and yarn
  • You will have a passion for brand and an ability to drive newness whilst keeping the brand identity.
  • 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 –

k.barksby@peoplemarketing.co.uk

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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