Womenswear Designer (1 year maternity cover)

Womenswear Designer (1 year maternity cover)

Competitive Salary DOE
REF: 11047 HH

Job Description

An exciting opportunity for a trend-led experienced Womenswear Designer to cover a maternity leave contract until April 2019. My client is looking for a driven and ambitious designer who specialises in jerseywear. The successful Designer will be working on several exciting accounts for a mid-level fashion retailers.

Following your application please send your portfolio to d.sierra-cuesta@peoplemarketing.co.uk *applications without portfolios cannot be considered (Max size 5MB)

Womenswear Designer - The Role:

  • Identifying future womenswear trends within this fast fashion, supplier environment
  • Designing trend-led young fashion woven and jersey multi product collections – products range across dresses, tops, skirts, trousers and casual outerwear.
  • Visiting fabric suppliers as well as sending fabric swatches and fabric sourcing
  • Compiling comparative shop reports
  • Face to face customers meetings
  • Working closely with the Machinists and the technical Team.
  • Sourcing new prints and liaising with the factories are also big parts of the role.

Womenswear Designer - The Candidate:

  • Minimum of 3-4 years commercial industry experience working on similar fast fashion, highstreet product.
  • Creative flair and innovation - proactive approach to design.
  • Able to identify key trends, and interpret these in a relevant and commercial way for the   customer.
  • Must have experience of designing across jersey and woven garments.
  • Knowledge of patterns and able to pattern cut will be an advantage, but we are not fussy if you don’t have these skills we will consider your application!
  • Competent Photoshop and Illustrator computer skills.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced fashion environment.
  • Able to work on their own – take initiative.
  • Strong personality, able to get their view and ideas across effectively at all levels.
  • Must be friendly and able to work well in a team.

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 –  d.sierra-cuesta@peoplemarketing.co.uk

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

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