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Designer (Soft Separates)

Job Title: Designer (Soft Separates)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q97600
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: susannah.hinton@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: March 25, 2015 19:32

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experience senior designer to join a growing young womenswear fast-fashion retailer. With a focus on soft separates, you will be responsible for designing trend-led and creative garments and prints, as well as working closely with the Buying team to plan future ranges.

As Designer, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Designing trend-led and catwalk-inspired dresses and blouses
  • Creating mood-boards and trend reports to demonstrate your vision for the department.
  • Working alongside the buying team to ensure brand integrity is maintained and adhered to.
  • Trend research - key trends, shapes, colours, prints etc. Undertaking comp shops and trends reports to aid future designs.
  • Working cross functionally with Buying, Garment Tech and other departments in the business - attending fit sessions, range reviews and buying meetings.

To be successful you must have the following skills and experience:

  • Previous womenswear design experience, specifically in soft separates, in womenswear fast-fashion and have worked in a fast-paced trend-led design environment from another successful retailer or key supplier to the UK high street.
  • Education to degree level or equivalent in a relevant field.
  • Far East travel experience.
  • Excellent CAD skills; strong Illustrator and Photoshop are a must. Good hand-sketching and illustration skills are also highly desirable.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • A passion for young fast-fashion product.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a young fast-fashion company and to work on exciting and trend-led product. If you think you have the relevant skills and experience, send us your CV today.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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