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Junior Designer.

Reference: 69429

My client is a directional womenswear supplier based in East London currently recruiting for a Junior Designer with tailoring and/or outerwear experience to join the expanding design team. Woven soft experience would also be considered for the right person. I’m looking for a full time, permanent candidate who will be based in the office 5 days a week. This is an excellent role for somebody looking to progress their career.

I’m looking for a candidate who can design trend led tailoring and outerwear across a number of high street/ supermarket retailers whilst sticking to the individual customer’s brief, with the ability to work pro-actively whilst managing your own time and workload.

The role includes,

  • Identifying future, commercial woven tailoring and outerwear trends for the UK and European retail market.
  • Support senior members of the team with designing product mixes to suit specific customer requirements.
  • Be involved in fabric and trim sourcing both with agents in the UK and directly with mills overseas.
  • Join in Customer development meetings and assist/ manage the relevant preparation and follow up required.
  • Work closely with the overseas sales and merchandising teams to manage development progress, in order to meet Customer deadlines.

The Candidate,

  • Must have previous experience within a retailer or supplier at a similar level
  • Ability to identify key, commercial trends and translate these into customer focused designs
  • Excellent understanding of garment construction and managing the development process
  • Exemplary presentation and CAD skills, using both Office & Adobe packages
  • Previous experience working with Far East garment factories and fabric mills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to project ideas and opinions confidently
  • Ability to work diligently, independently and take initiative

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