Senior Older Girlswear Designer, Maternity Cover

PRF Recruitment Ltd
United Kingdom
Up to £50,000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Older Girlswear DesignerMaternity Cover
Our client, a fabulous kidswear supplier, is looking for a older girlswear Senior designer for a maternity cover of 7 months.The ideal candidate will have worked in this product area for UK high street retailers and supermarkets.
Responsibilities;•Creating and visualing an idea and producing a design by hand or using CAD•Keeping up to date with emerging fashion trends as well as general trends relating to fabric, colours and shape.•Planning and developing ranges.•Working with buyers to develop products to meet a brief, within a tight time frame.•Liaising closely with sales, buying, technical and production teams on an ongoing basis to ensure the item suits the customer, market and price point.•Understanding design from a technical perspective, i.e. producing technical specifications for designs and looking at and correcting toiles before the sample is made.•Designing, sourcing and selecting fabrics, trims, fastenings and embellishments.•Adapting existing designs for mass production.

Skills •Creativity, innovation and flair.•An eye for colour and a feel for fabrics and materials.•The ability to generate ideas and concepts within budget.•Design and visualisation skills, producing trend boards, either by hand or CAD.•Technical skills including a knowledge of how patterns are put together and the ability to design within them for the mass market.•Garment technology skills and knowledge.•A proactive approach, being able to handle multiple customer accounts while producing a range.•Commercial awareness and business orientation.•Team working skills.•Good organisation and time management.

Please send your CV as a word document, together with some examples from your portfolio
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