Swimwear Designer

Swimwear Designer

£Dependent Upon Experience
REF: 11276 AA

Job Description

Our client is recruiting for a creative and talented Brand Designer for Swimwear to join their team. Working under the guidance of the Senior Designer and Head of Design you will design and develop fashionable swimwear ranges that fit beautifully and look gorgeous!

Swimwear Designer – The Job Specification:

  • Research trend forecasts, create trend boards and present ideas
  • Key colour and print selection
  • Work to and achieve critical path deadlines
  • Design and technically develop commercial swimwear in line with the brand and with market requirements.
  • Cost garments and working to cost restraints
  • Fit garments, produce patterns and grade (using Modaris)
  • Generate technical drawings and CAD’s
  • Source and develop materials to meet cost and fit requirements
  • Travel to Trade shows & fairs, undertake comp shopping, inspiration trips to develop your knowledge of market trends
  • General department administration

Swimwear Designer – Essential Skills & Requirements:

  • Ideal applicant will have degree in Contour. Minimum of 2-5years swim, lingerie or shapewear design experience with a strong eye for print/colour and detail.
  • Previous fit experience – is essential
  • Confident manual pattern cutting skills.
  • An awareness of grading (Modaris system) would be advantageous, however training will be provided.
  • Ability to identify trends and colours into fabulous and commercial products
  • Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator competency
  • A team player.
  • Well organized, passionate and efficient, with good problem solving skills, and have a can-do attitude
  • Flexible and comfortable sharing ideas and working in a team
  • Ability to travel as and when required

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 - c.turner@peoplemarketing.co.uk

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