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Senior Ladies Designer - Jersey

Job Title: Senior Ladies Designer - Jersey
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94119
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.44950.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 02, 2013 12:40

Job Description

The opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Ladies Jerseywear Designer to join the Head Office team of this leading aspirational fashion brand. Working as part of an ambitious team, you will be a highly motivated character who enjoys delivering trend led pieces that are both accessible and affordable to your customer. Reporting in to the Design Manager, your key duties will include: - Designing and developing an attractive and fashion forward ladieswear jersey range, which meets the needs of both the customer and the outlined business strategy. - Keeping up with the latest fashion and catwalk trends and consequently developing new trends and colour palettes which can be incorporated into the range moving forward. - Maintaining a strong awareness of your competition, through completing regular comp shops in which you acknowledge what others are doing well and how you can do better. - Working closely with the Buying team to identify new product opportunities and translating this in your designs accordingly. - Managing the supply base effectively, ensuring that the critical path is maintain throughout and you are getting the most cost effective packages. - Working closely with Buying, Quality and the Sample teams to ensure the range is delivered to spec and on time in order to meet set deadlines. To be a successful applicant you will need the following: - Currently be working as an established Designer or Senior Designer within another successful ladies focused UK retailer or major supplier to the UK high street - Experience designing ladies jersey and an up to date portfolio to demonstrate your skills - Knowledge of relevant packages, such as PhotoShop and Illustrator. - Have a genuine passion for product, This is an exciting opportunity to join a company that values excellence and creativity. If you have the right skills and experiences to qualify for this role, please send us your CV and artwork through. 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.