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Designer - Menswear Jersey

Job Title: Designer - Menswear Jersey
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £47000 - £67000 per annum + Dependent on Experience + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93079
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: September 04, 2013 09:09

Job Description

The opportunity has arisen for an experienced Menswear Designer to join the Head Office team of a well known and established retailer. Due to the continued success of the department the team are now looking to recruit a jerseywear specialist. Reporting in to the Design Manager you will work autonomously to ensure that all designs incorporate the latest fashion trends and meet the customers needs in terms of look, fit and feel. Key responsibilities to include: * Managing your workload effectively in order to complete all designs within the desired timeframes. * Producing mood boards to show the overall vision of your area as well as key design influences such as colour, shapes and style. * Identifying new design opportunities and presenting these to the team and Design Manager accordingly. * Working closely with the buying and quality teams in order to ensure all samples and prototypes reflect your original designs. * Working closely with factories internationally managing sample developments. The successful candidate will: * Currently be working as an established Designer or Senior Designer who possess a strong portfolio within menswear jersey. * Have experience working in house for a high street retailer, or a major supplier to key high street accounts. * Have confidence when proposing new ideas and discussing products within the team. * Have experience using Adobe, Photoshop and Illustrator along with other relevant design packages. * Have a genuine passion for menswear, design and the latest trends. * Have experience of travelling and working directly with factories in Europe, Far East and India. This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident and ambitious Menswear Designer who is keen to take the next step within their career. In return for your hard work and dedication you will rewarded with a competitive salary and package as well as the opportunity to form a long term and stable career with the business. 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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