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Designer - Ladies Footwear

Job Title: Designer - Ladies Footwear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: £35000 - £54000 per annum + car, bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94425
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: January 15, 2014 09:22

Job Description

The opportunity has arisen for an experienced Designer to join the team of a leading retailer, working within their Head office. The role will be working across Ladies Footwear, specifically formal footwear such as heels, wedges and boots. Reporting in to the Senior Designer you will work to ensure that all designs incorporate the latest fashion trends and meet the customers needs in terms of look, fit and feel. Please note we are looking for Designers with Ladies Footwear experience rather than mens or childrens. 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. - Oversee the workload of junior members in your team. The successful candidate will: -Currently be working as an established Designer level with demonstrable ladies footwear experience. -Have experience working in house for a high street retailer, or a 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. -Be educated to degree level, or equivalent, within a relevant field such as Design, Textiles or Fashion. -Have a genuine passion for product, design and the latest trends. This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident and ambitious 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.