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Womenswear Designer

Job Title: Womenswear Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai
Salary: Excellent Tax Free Salary + Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89280
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 06, 2012 08:16

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen with this leading retail group, which is currently recruiting a talented Senior Womenswear Designer for its international HQ, based in Dubai. If you're an experienced Womenswear Designer, this is the perfect opportunity to take the next step in your career, working as part of a truly international team with one of the most exciting midmarket fashion labels. As Senior Womenswear Designer, your duties will include: * Designing womenswear for the midmarket shopper and always keeping the customer in mind * Fabric research and development to the final fitting stage * Closely managing the process from concept stage through to specs and final designs * Designing garments for all seasons and creating colour palettes for the ranges and creating factory packs alongside the Product Developers to forward to factories for creation of garment samples * Presenting the range for sign off and adjustments * Communicating information clearly and accurately to the Product & Technical Development teams to ensure correct sampling & costings are achieved You must previously have strong experience as a Womenswear Designer within high-street fashion or a similar midmarket brand, ideally with experience working within the UK or Europe. In addition you should have the following key skills and experience: * Managing relationships with factories and suppliers * Creativity and style · Proven track record of delivering in-season product * Proven ability to manage internal relationships and communications * Project management experience * Ability to work as an individual and part of a team with a hands-on approach * Fantastic communication skills and the ability to connect with & inspire people at different levels * Time management and prioritisation skills * Ability to perform under pressure * Commercial awareness and the ability to keep abreast of current season trends & sales and create fast-react products in-season to meet demands For the chosen candidate, the company offers you the chance to live an great expat lifestyle, with a tax free salary including full relocation assistance, a strong bonus potential and other attractive company benefits. You will enjoy the fantastic opportunity of working for a fast paced and hugely expanding global retailer, living in a exciting city with the ability to catapult your career to the next level.

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