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Designer - Menswear

Job Title: Designer - Menswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + car, bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94467
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: November 29, 2013 17:15

Job Description

The opportunity has arisen for an experienced Designer to join one of the UK's leading retailers, this role will be based within the Menswear team, focusing on Tailoring and Formal Shirts. Please note that to be considered for this role, you must have Menswear experience (rather than boyswear / childrenswear). Reporting into 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. Key responsibilities to include: -Identifying new design opportunities and presenting these to the team and Design Manager accordingly. -Managing your workload effectively in order to complete all designs within the desired timeframes. -Producing mood boards to demonstrate the overall vision of your area as well as key design influences such as colour, shapes and style. -Working closely with the buying and quality teams in order to ensure all samples and prototypes reflect your original designs. -Overseeing the workload of junior members in your team and enabling their development and progression. The successful candidate must be: -Currently working at established Designer level with a proven track record in Mens Formalwear -Have experience working in-house for a leading 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 looking 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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