Menswear Tailoring Designer

Recruiter
Freedom Design
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£30k - 40k per year
Posted
14 Nov 2017
Closes
02 Jan 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Menswear Tailoring Designer – London – Supplier – Central London - Salary up to £40k per annum

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Menswear Designer to join a well-established supply company specialising in Tailoring, formalwear and Casual outerwear.

About the company...

This major supplier of Menswear outerwear and tailoring for the UK High Street are looking to recruit a talented Menswear Designer.

A specialist menswear supplier, working on both own label and branded product; this company have earned the respect of their customers by delivering a strengthening product range year after year. This company is able to develop and encourage a designer’s creativity and offer the chance to progress and build your confidence.

About the Menswear Designer role...

The designer must have a natural flair for identifying commercial trends, with the ability to interpret them into best-selling concepts. The designer will be required to work to briefs, liaise with overseas suppliers and, along with the buyers create commercial on-trend ranges.

Excellent CAD skills and previous experience of designing men’s tailoring and outerwear is essential.

The Role:

• Working with different clients and meeting their design requirements. Attending weekly in-house product development meetings.

• Completing initial trend research; compiling mood boards.

• Preparing swatch fabrics, sourcing new and innovative fabrics and managing a style library.

• Having excellent trend and fabric knowledge, as well as strong commercial skills.

• Presenting designs and ideas to the sales team.

• Identify and develop new areas for products, sourcing factories.

• Making garments photo ready, taking photos and be able to digitally enhance them.

• Be organized and able to multitask.

• Data input in PLM System

About you…

• Interest in Menswear – Outerwear/Tailoring/ Formal wear .

• Previous exposure to designing for multiple clients is essential.

• Excellent presentation and communication skills.

• Fully fluent in Illustrator/ Photoshop and CorelDraw (preferable - but can easily be taught if able to use Illustrator).

• Ability to work to tight deadlines, delivering complete and accuracy information to factories and customer..

• Team player and reliable

Interview dates:

This role is of high priority as our client is looking to fill the role with asap.

Please forward me your cv and examples of work to


This job was originally posted as www.retailchoice.com/job/77631472