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Occasionwear Designer

Job Title: Occasionwear Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91553
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: ALB.17679.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 23, 2013 15:57

Job Description

This leading multi-national UK fashion house is looking for an Occasionwear Designer to join its prestigious team. Your principal accountabilities will be: * Researching and creating unique and individual products for the brand * Building on best sellers and working to an option plan covering the necessary diversity within the occasion and evening offer * Delivering a high quality product; sourcing fabrics, trims and embellishments creating newness each season * Research and have exceptional knowledge of current trends * Actively researching and maintaining a detailed knowledge of high street and competitive brands * Working closely with suppliers in the Far East and communicating with suppliers remotely through flat specifications and email * Managing the product from design development to production working closely with Buying and Garment Technology teams to resolve costing and production issues * Building an effective relationship with a broad range of suppliers from Far East and India as well as UK and travelling abroad for sourcing and research shopping trips Your key skills and experience: * Experience in sourcing fabrics, trims and embellishments * Experience working with the Far East * A good knowledge and experience on fit and garment construction and the ability to communicate efficiently to achieve the fit and look required * Sound knowledge of quality and finish on higher priced product and attention to detail * Ability to work to the critical path, communicating regularly with Buying and Garment Technology teams To succeed in this role you must be: * Enthusiastic with a friendly and flexible manner * An excellent team player with strong work ethic and excellent time management skills * Warm and personal but with a professional approach * Relevant degree or equivalent qualification If this sounds like the ideal job role for you please apply now! 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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