Designer - Ladies Outerwear

Recruiter
TRP Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
09 Nov 2018
Closes
14 Dec 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This role is with a leading and established Outerwear manufacturing company who design for the UK and US High Street.

Main responsibilities Will Include:

  • Creating ranges of fast fashion ladies outerwear
  • Forecasting key shapes and trends
  • Working as part of the design team
  • Design and develop ranges to fit the customer requirements.
  • Fabric development, ensuring fit for purpose and with cost budget
  • Sourcing trimmings
  • Prepare and organise mood boards
  • Liaising with factories, suppliers and customers
  • Working to a critical path deadlines.
  • Ensure that all designs are technically correct and fit for commercial bulk production

Person Requirements:

  • MUST have experience in a similar role working with ladies outerwear
  • Beneficial to have experience working with High Street retailers such as Next, Arcadia, Debenhams and C&A (Europe).
  • Outerwear experience is essential
  • Strong CAD skills including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Ability to undertake trend prediction
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines

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