Childrenswear Outerwear Designer - #1132647

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Date: 1 week ago
City: Manchester
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
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This is an exciting opportunity to join an established business across their Childrenswear team, where you will be designing across both girls and boys outerwear! I am on the hunt for a commercially minded Designer for this exciting opportunity, with this great high street supplier based in Manchester. I am looking for aspirational portfolios which explore future trends and interesting new shapes for kid's fashion, whilst also being commercial.

Childrens Outerwear Designer - The Role

  • You will design commercial trend inspired baby and childrenswear collections for one of the largest and most exciting high street retailers, focussing on outerwear.
  • Researching and identifying latest key trends, catwalks influences to inspire and develop new ranges, and to compliment and drive forward existing product lines.
  • You will liaise with customer on all aspects of design work and in turn help to develop product that is right for the customer by working with all of the product, fabric and graphic teams.
  • You will be working in a busy, fast paced environment within stunning offices.
  • Working closely with buying and merchandising teams to source, present and select commercial ranges.
  • Excellent progression opportunities.

Childrens Outerwear Designer - The Candidate

  • This position is looking for previous experience within Outerwear. Ideal candidates will have 4+ years' experience since graduating from University.
  • Ideal candidate will have a design related Degree.
  • You will be a well organised, confident communicator, experienced in managing priorities and liaising with internal teams and external suppliers etc.
  • Proficient on Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, adaptable to change and able to work closely with buyers and present your idea's, requiring a confident, 'can do' attitude to your work.
  • Have experience of working closely with overseas factories.
  • You must also be an effective communicator & team player to step into this challenging role and be confident at building good internal and external relationships.
  • Happy to travel regularly to overseas factories (mainly Far East) to work with the teams over there, building relationships and greater understandings.
If this could be you please get in touch with an updated copy of your CV and Portfolio to **********

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