Our client is one of the leading global luxury licensor businesses, and due to recent and future growth plans, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual wishing to join a busy and expanding design team in Central London for this leading fashion design, manufacture, importer and wholesaler.
Due to recent and future growth plans, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual wishing to join a busy and expanding design team in Central London for a leading fashion design, manufacture, importer and wholesaler. The successful applicant must have a strong background in specifically Womens essentials design, with a minimum of 3 years experience across all essentials categories. Alongside this it is key the candidate has a strong knowledge and understanding of manufacture within Jersey, Knit and woven categories. This role will also include some travel between offices as required across the UK.
The essentials designer will be required to design nightwear, loungewear, lingerie and swimwear
DUTIES & KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
?Responsibility to conceptualize, design, tech pack and work with factories to launch a full range of product through sales person samples on multiple categories.
?Developing concise market relevant product within the womens wear category in a fast turning, up to date and forward-thinking manner.
?Working to clearly understand the businesses needs to create saleable, commercial and exciting ranges alongside a challenging critical path.
?Full understanding and knowledge of market leading womens wear brands and background of processes they use to achieve the product offer.
?Presentation ability of ideas, concepts and designs from initial stage, through to market product launch.
?Clear and well communicated ability to draw and annotate garment tech packs
?Clear and relevant knowledge of womens essentials / lifestyle category including fabric, shape, compositions and design.
?Experience working with manufacturers of multi products. This will include yarn, dye, fabric construction, wash, finish and trim knowledge.
?An eye for colour, shapes and fabrications within the womens wear category and a natural ability to build into the seasonal ranges.
?Experience working directly with international factories and a good understanding of the processes within the category.
?Ability to create exciting forward-thinking presentations of ranges to gain sign off internally and from brand.
?Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact across Email, voice and video calls.
?Extensive knowledge of Adobe creative suite including Illustrator and Photoshop is key to progressing in this role.
?Outline knowledge of Excel and ability to input information into spreadsheets.
?A passion for the role with the ability to own design responsibility on two multi product girls wear brands.
?Heart and drive to become part of a fast-moving team and look to build and develop a career within the fashion sector
Please forward your full CV, Essentials CAD ranges on womenswear and full tech pack examples.
This is an urgent position for our client and interviews are already underway.
We regret that due to volume only successful candidates will be contacted