Childrenswear Designer

Recruiter
Planet Personnel
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Dec 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Part of a rapidly growing and dynamic apparel Group, our client is a well-established business specialising in the design, manufacture and supply of licensed apparel. Specialist products include leisurewear, swimwear, nightwear and underwear. They now have a new opening for an experienced Childrenswear Designer with a strong graphic & print handwriting, to join their dedicated and passionate design team.

In this role, you will design and create licensed product across toddler, girls and boys (age 1-16 years) leisurewear, outerwear, swimwear & nightwear; designing garments with a focus on graphics and prints. You should be aware of current trends and will produce mood/direction boards, prints and graphics; prepare sample requests and artwork for putting sampling into work with overseas factories; Working closely with the Sales Team, building relationships with buyers, attending retailer meetings, presenting trends, cads and ranges to buying teams, meeting with licensors and attending presentations.

Applications are invited from established Childrenswear designers with experience of designing girls and boys apparel for the UK market, with strong graphic and print skills and a good knowledge of fabrics and printing methods. You must be fully MAC literate with Photoshop and Illustrator with the ability to design creative yet commercial ranges for leading licenses and customers.

A Competitive salary that will depend on experience, working in a creative, team driven environment.