Womenswear Jersey Designer

Womenswear Jersey Designer

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Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established business within their Womenswear division, to focus on trend led Jerseywear. 

I am on the hunt for a commercially minded Designer for this exciting opportunity, with this great high street supplier based in Leicestershire. I am looking for aspirational portfolios which explore future trends and interesting new shapes for Women's fashion, whilst also being commercial.

Womenswear Designer (Jersey) – The Role:

  • You will design commercial, fashion focused womenswear collections for one of their largest and most exciting high street accounts.
  • You will be working across casual and formal jersey womenswear.
  • Researching and identifying latest key trends, catwalks influences to inspire and develop new ranges, and to compliment and drive forward existing product lines.
  • You will liaise with customer on all aspects of design work and in turn help to develop product that is right for the customer by working with all of the product, fabric and graphic teams.
  • You will be working in a busy, fast paced environment.
  • Working closely with buying and merchandising teams to source, present and select commercial ranges.
  • Excellent progression opportunities.

Womenswear Designer (Jersey) - The Candidate:

  • This position is looking for solid previous womenswear design experience working within jerseywear. Ideal candidates will have 5 years’ experience since graduating from University.
  • Ideal candidate will have a design related Degree.
  • I am looking for a candidate with a real eye for fashion and translating trends.
  • You will be a well organised, confident communicator, experienced in managing priorities and liaising with internal teams and external suppliers etc.
  • Proficient on Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, adaptable to change and able to work closely with buyers and present your idea's, requiring a confident, 'can do' attitude to your work. Have experience of working closely with overseas factories.
  • You must also be an effective communicator & team player to step into this challenging role and be confident at building good internal and external relationships.
  • Happy to travel regularly to overseas factories and suppliers.

To apply please send your CV and portfolio to m.coote@peoplemarketing.co.uk. Please note that applicants without portfolios will not be considered.

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