Senior Jewellery Designer

Recruiter
Quest Search and Selection Ltd
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
05 Nov 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This fast fashion retail business is looking for an experienced Jewellery Designer to come on board of their busy department based in East London. The role will be to work closely with the Buyer in delivering a creative and trend-led range, yet commercial enough for the needs of their customers.

The business has a big presence within the jewellery field, offering a fun and friendly environment where your accountabilities will impact the wider business.

As a Senior Jewellery Designer, your key responsibilities are:

  • Translate clothing trends and colour palettes into relevant jewellery moodboards
  • To support the brand & buying strategy working closely with Buying and external teams
  • Understanding sales and reacting to trade and trends to drive forward the department
  • Responsible for the critical path, including costings and production methods to achieve margins and deliveries
  • Creating a commercial range that consistently meets and exceeds the customer's needs,
  • Presenting ranges to host stores & retailers
  • Responsible for the management of Junior and Assistant Designers on the team, providing support and coaching through their career
  • Liaison closely with the buyers and attend competitive shopping and identifying any gaps in the market
  • Report any concerns, risks and opportunities to Head of Design.
  • Develop new product types, concepts, and packaging ideas
  • Drive new and efficient making techniques

To be successful you must have:

  • Extensive jewellery design experience within a trends-driven business
  • Strong understanding and ability to demonstrate product, brand and market awareness
  • Fully aware of jewellery buying process and critical path
  • Excellent skills in presentation and communication
  • Managing and developing a team is desirable but not essential
  • Sourcing from the Far East is essential, working directly with factories/agents

This global business also offer autonomous working conditions, 25 day holidays, competitive pension contributions and flexible working within London and there office in the home counties. If you feel you are the right level of experience for this position, CV quoting the reference Q103794.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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