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Designer - Girls Jerseywear

Job Title: Designer - Girls Jerseywear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95829
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 05, 2014 11:52

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a highly creative and experienced Designer to join the Girlswear fashion team of this leading UK high street retailer. As a part of this thriving head office team, you will be responsible for designing creative and inspiring girls jerseywear ranges. Please note that this role could be based within baby girls, toddler or older girls jersey so candidates with relevant design experience from either womenswear, baby girls or older girlswear jersey are encouraged to apply. As Girlswear Designer, your responsibilities will include: * Planning and designing a commercial and innovative range across girls jerseywear. Producing mood boards to show overall vision of your area as well as key design influences such as colour, shapes and style. * Following through all product development with both the buyers and suppliers. * Researching trends within the market to influence graphic designs. * Working closely with Buyers and technical teams to ensure your designs meet the required look and standard. * Managing and mentoring a small team. * Undertaking sourcing and inspirational trips to areas such as the Far East, Europe and USA. * Attending trade/range reviews with senior management, regularly reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of designs and spotting potential gaps for growth. To be successful, you will have: * Currently be working as an established Designer within another successful UK retailer or major supplier to the UK high street. * Experience designing girlswear or womenswear fashion, exposure to jerseywear is essential. * Far East sourcing and developing experience. * Excellent working knowledge of relevant packages, such as PhotoShop and Illustrator. * A strong eye for product. * Have a genuine passion for product, design and the latest trends. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Designer or Senior Designer wanting to be part of one of the UKs most successful and trend led retailer businesses. In reward for your hard work you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, along with excellent opportunities for progression and career development. If you think you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered for this opportunity, send us your CV today! 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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