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Wovens Designer

Job Title: Wovens Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50 - £55K Per Annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88011
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAW.60353.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 01, 2012 16:11

Job Description

One of the UK’s most established heritage brands is looking to appoint a Senior Wovens Designer to its team in London. Working alongside the Design Manager and the wider Design team, it will be your responsibility to design a co-ordinated, integrated, commercial range of tailoring and soft separates which meets the set design brief and appeals to the identified market in terms of style, options and quality. As Senior Wovens Designer, your key responsibilities will include: * Constantly researching the market to assess the range through competitor shopping trips, photographs and sketches * Being aware of fashion trends and how competitors are interpreting them * Visiting fabric & trade fairs and shows to establish directions both in the UK and abroad * Communicating effectively with team members and management on trend developments * Ensuring the range is cohesive and holds together as one entity with co-ordinated handwriting * Planning the range around a balance of core and directional colours covering basic requirements and fashion to create interest * Sourcing fabrics, trims & linings selected ensuring they meet requirements in terms of quality, colour palette and price * Drawing up specs of a detailed standard, to enable best and easiest interpretation by suppliers This is a great role for an experience Designer with knowledge of Wovens. The company’s target customer is 40+ so a keen understanding of this market is imperative. If interested, please apply ASAP with an up to date CV.

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