Menswear Designer - Outerwear

Recruiter
Elite Associates
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
09 Nov 2018
Closes
16 Dec 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have partnered with a luxury Menswear brand looking for a talented Menswear designer to join them.



As a Menswear Designer, you will be responsible for the design and development of the men's collection in line with the company strategy. This role will focus on supporting existing cross-categories of men's departments, primarily within wovens in particular; including but not limited to, outerwear, commercial ranges and catwalk styles.



Main responsibilities:

- Research and development, in conjunction with Menswear design team, of seasonal / continuity / flash design concepts / directions / themes / fabrics / colours and the creation of mood boards and presentation tools (to include Product Range List), in line with company strategy.

- Responsible for design of categories and the ongoing management of the design process for wovens through to final approval and production of samples, ensuring set timescales are adhered to in conjunction with the design team and product managers

- To liaise and co-ordinate with the Senior Menswear designer through every stage of the development process.

- Working with the Product Managers for wovens to meet the design and costing requirements as detailed in the menswear commercial brief.

- Working with the Fabric developer and related partners on the sourcing of fabrics, trims and components.

- To liaise and co-ordinate with the Product Managers through every stage of the development process.

- Assist in the initial creation of the Bill of Material document in conjunction with the Product Managers.

- Working with garment technologist on the fittings of garments internally and on occasion at suppliers.

- To interface with garment technologists with regards to size specifications, technical construction and the suitability of fabric for end use.

- Responsible for maintaining a consistent and commercial look within the menswear category but also to push new innovations within key categories.

- Presentation of categories and developments as required.

- Assist with the set up of showrooms.

- Assist with the styling of the collection for shows, presentations and marketing/promotional tools.

- Awareness of T&E budget and role related expenditure.



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