Knitwear Designer

TRP Recruitment
20000.00 - 29999.00 GBP Annual
04 Sep 2017
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type

Due to continued growth my client a leading knitwear supplier to leading high street retailers are looking for a commercial knitwear designer who is completely aware of current trends. This role offers a variety of accounts to work on and great exposure to dealing with clients and overseas factories.You will need to have a strong technical background and be familiar with working with far east factories .

Main duties of this role include:

  • Supporting and Working with the Knitwear Design team on multiple accounts to design commercial, fashion-led knitwear
  • Manage Sampling and Development Critical Path
  • Regular Comparative shop reports, Trend research, moodboards and inspiration.
  • Liaising with overseas factories and ensuring samples are produced to the highest standards
  • Working on your assigned accounts/design briefs to grow the business and your relationships with your accounts

Person Requirements:

  • 2 years previous experience working for a supplier within knitwear
  • Must have a strong commercial eye, and an ability to interpret trends
  • Through Understanding of Pattern Artwork, & construction,
  • Excellent CAD and illustration skills.
  • proficient in Photoshop and illustrator.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment,& have a pro-active approach.
  • Strong organisation skills, and able to working to deadlines
  • Excellent presentation skills, should be enthusiastic and passionate.
  • Highly technical
  • Must be a team player with a willingness to take direction and eager to learn.