This successful company requires an experienced Girlswear Designer to work across trend driven multi-products toddler girlswear ranges. The Toddler Girlswear Designer will be responsible for trend research, working to design briefs, creating on-trend ranges of toddler girlswear for high-street customers and in-house brands and liaising with overseas suppliers daily. Specific experience of designing garment shapes, prints and graphics is required. Applicants for the toddler girlswear design position must have excellent communication, presentation and CAD skills and be able to work as part of a team and on their own initiative. This is a fantastic opportunity for a childrenswear designer with toddler girlswear experience looking for their next step in their career and wanting to work within a professional rewarding environment. If applicants have boyswear design experience this would be beneficial, however not essential.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a senior level Girlswear Designer to join a globally successful key UK retailer. As a Designer you will be working across younger to older girlswear range with a premium handwriting . You will be working across multi product collections, however, the role also has an emphasis on Occasion and dresses. You will need an excellent understanding of premium fabrics also. Your handwriting should indicate a contemporary fashion flare as well as how you interpret key trends and translate into forward thinking product. Ideally you will have worked with aspirational brands/retailers within girlswear or womenswear. As a person you will be creative, highly driven, motivated and organised while being a good team player! Your current and previous experience will have been with aspiration brands or retailers with a similar way of working. You will have excellent communication skills and able to work in a fast paced environment. You will an aspirational thinker with a branded feel on Older Girlswear or even come from a younger womenswear background. Experience from working from concept stage to final product and dealing with overseas Far East factories is essential. Please note you will only be considered if you have the right level of experience and background required for this position.
I am looking for an experienced freelance Graphic Designer across Toddler Girlswear nightwear for an established successful retailer! The role is a contract role up to 5 days per week in house from November 2017 for a 9 – 12 month contract in house. You will need solid girlswear print/graphic design experience with a fashion forward taste level within kidswear. As a Designer you will be dynamic & proactive and able to deliver innovative and fresh ideas across this remit and collections. Must have a creative forward thinking vision and taste level while being commercial. Your portfolio should indicate a broad handwriting with strong trend awareness in this area showing mood boards and design ideas. As a person you will be creative, driven, motivated and organised while being a good team player! You need to be proficient in illustrator and Photoshop. Ideally you will come from a similar retail or brand background and have a design degree or equivalent, preferably printed textiles. Ideally you will need to come from a strong background from similar ilk retailer, supplier or a design agency If you have the relevant experience for this role, please click the apply button to send your CV to Sally Dawson, remembering to state your current day rate and notice period. Please specify how many days per week you can work in house also. Job Ref: SDD - 46717
I am recruiting for a brand new role with a leading UK retailer. Due to rapid expansion they are looking for a Babywear Designer role - Multi Product (Boys and Girls aged 0-18 months) to be based in their Head Office in South West of the UK. The role is offering a great salary and career progression, you must be able to relocate or commute to South West of the UK. My client is looking for a passionate Designer ideally with high street retail or supplier background to take them to the next level. This could be a great next career move for a Junior Designer or Designer with this fast growing business! If you have the relevant experience for this role, please click the apply button to send your CV to Sarah Sykes, remembering to state your current salary and package. Job Ref: SSY-46692 We regret that due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.
Looking for a change? Our client is a supplier of Denimwear to the High Street, are currently recruiting for a Design Assistant to join their team. My client really values their staff and are looking to develop and train a Designer Your duties will include: attending customer meetings, comp shopping both in the UK and Europe and travelling to customers and factories This role would suit an individual with a 1-2 years experience in Design - knowledge of Denim would be advantageous but not essential. You must be very creative with a keen eye for detail. PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately due to the volume of applications being received we can only respond to those offering the relevant experience as outlined in the advertisement. If you have not heard from us within 48 hours, then you may presume that your application has been unsuccessful.
A fantastic opportunity for an established Ladieswear Designer to joinOlarge established fashion company and work with fantastic high street customers including Arcadia and Next. If you have a eye for trend lead fashion product covering multi product ladieswear - this is the role for you! As Ladieswear Designer you will be working closely with the buyers to develop fashion forward seasonal ranges. The role will involve: Creating commercial ranges Designing artwork for product sampling/sample management, working closely direct with factories for initial sample development Strong understanding of fabric construction Seasonal comp shopping and Far East travel required Work directly with customers - personable and strong communication skills The ideal candidate will have experience working with shapes & preferably some print/graphics and will be confidential working with multi product ladieswear. Excellent knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop are essential.
The Company Our client has a wealth of experience in ladies fashion apparel and are now beginning a new venture. They are a fashion importer of womenswear and childrenswear to the UK high street. They have an excellent opportunity for a Junior Designer to join their Manchester team, designing womenswear. Junior Designer - The Role: Support the designers in the design and development of womenswear multi product. Research, select and develop new trends, working with design team to create mood boards for each season. Produce design packs with full technical details including trims/wash/construction. Liaise with factories/suppliers to ensure the accurate execution of specifications and 'right first time' samples. Manage development of appropriate product and sampling within critical path deadlines. Liaise with Technical teams to ensure garments are fit for purpose. Junior Designer - The Candidate: A minimum of 6 months experience or internship. CAD/Photoshop/Illustrator skills essential. Ideally some level of experience of working with/for the high street and experience in dealing with overseas factories. Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment, along with proven experience of working to deadlines and prioritising own workload. Strong verbal and written communicator.
The Company Our client has a wealth of experience in ladies fashion apparel and are now beginning a new venture. They are a fashion importer of womenswear and childrenswear to the UK high street. They have an excellent opportunity for a Designer to join their Manchester team, designing womenswear. Designer - The Role: Responsible for the design and development of womenswear multi product, including knitwear. Work closely with customers to understand their needs and expectations and incorporate this into ranges and designs. Attend regular design meetings with customers to discuss new ideas and concepts. Research, select and develop new trends, working with design team to create mood boards for each season. Produce design packs with full technical details including trims/wash/construction. Liaise with factories/suppliers to ensure the accurate execution of specifications and 'right first time' samples. Manage development of appropriate product and sampling within critical path deadlines. Liaise with Technical teams to ensure garments are fit for purpose. Designer - The Candidate: A minimum of 2 years experience. Good knowledge of garment construction & quality procedures. CAD/Photoshop/Illustrator skills essential. Must have previous experience of working with/for the high street and experienc
A rare and fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Senior Designer that is a women’s knitwear specialist to work for this professional and successful fashion supplier. The Senior Knitwear Designer, will work as part of a design team but will be designing and developing the knitwear ranges independently. Responsibilities will include attending customer meetings, working to customer briefs, completing trend research, designing and developing women’s knitwear ranges, working closely and visiting overseas factories and suppliers, as well as presenting the ranges to the customers. An excellent understanding of true knitwear is essential for this position, with a good eye for detail and outstanding communication and presentations skills are a must.
The Company: A fantastic opportunity for a hardworking and highly motivated Multi Product Menswear Designer to join a fast growing brand and established company based in Lancashire. You will be working as part of a team of Designers focused on designing eye catching collections for all denim and multi product garments aimed at the leisure / streetwear market. Working Hours Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm The Role: Focused at the mid market level designing and developing the brand for high street retailers, internet and independent stores. Designing and developing products from initial concept to finished product. Interpreting trends and translating them to meet the customer profile. Researching consumer markets, monitor market trends and identify potential areas for development. Ensuring brand awareness is retained. Completing tech packs and liaising with factories overseas. Skills Required: Graduate calibre with design experience ideally in the denim market or multi product. A good understanding of trends, garment construction and fabrics. Strong interpersonal skills with good written and verbal communication across all levels. A good understanding of CAD and an up to date portfolio to demonstrate this.
A really exciting position for a Denim Designer, has arisen to join this hugely successful supplier. You will be required to join their team in Manchester in their really lovely offices, Responsibilities: Accountable for creating trend led ranges within the team based in the clients specifications, working closely with a graphics and print team. Commercially aware of current trends and themes, developing the brand and working with production to ensure all products are designed and manufactured in line with the brands direction and critical path within sometimes tight deadlines. Working as part of the design team to provide an effective and efficient service to various areas of the business. Daily contact with third parties including the Far East. Supporting the business in adding value to its clients, understanding and researching new product development opportunities. Share knowledge of manufacturing process and techniques. Qualifications: The successful applicants will have at least two years Denim design experience within a fashion retailer/ apparel for the designer roles, assistant designer roles may be considered with less experience Working knowledge of manufacturing techniques and materials. Tar
Junior Ladies Knitwear Designer - New Job Opportunity Your new company One of the UK's leading fashion suppliers to well-known high-street retailers based in Manchester now have an exciting job opportunity for a Junior Ladies Knitwear Designer. This company is well located with excellent transport links. They are looking to employ a Junior knitwear designer who can work across trend led high-street accounts for womenswear. Your new role You will begin by research trends both online and through comp shops and inspiration trips to produce mood boards to present to your customers; you will identify trends in colour, yarns, pattern and shapes. You will translate this inspirational trend information into commercial designs, and to do this you will produce detailed CAD artwork on Kaledo knit or equivalent, Photoshop and Illustrator with supporting technical specs to send into the factories ready for production. You will communicate daily with customers, other departments within the business and Far East factories. You will travel to meet customers and present your designs and talk through trend. What you'll need to succeed To be successful in the role you should have demonstrable experience of designing knitwear for womenswear accounts. You should have a true knitwear background and an excellent knowledge of yarns and knits which covers gauges, machines and stitches. It w
The Company: An excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Graduate/ Assistant Graphic Designer to join a large company with strong international connections and an excellent reputation. They have an expanding range of products such as accessories, nightwear, footwear, gifts and homeware. You will be working in a busy office, assisting the Head Designer and other members of the design to create and help produce commercial graphic material for accessory products such as bags. The role is suited to a recent graduate looking for their first role or someone with 1 years work experience. Along CV please send a PDF portfolio of 4 slides. Working hours are 9 - 5.30 Monday to Friday 21 days holiday, plus bank holidays, rising to 25 days over time, free parking and pension scheme The Role: Looking for a talented, enthusiastic designer to join a B2B in-house design team. All aspects of design including producing catalogues, web and email campaigns, Illustration, photography and branding for 7 companies in the retail and promotional merchandise sectors (3 retail / 4 promotional). To create visually appealing graphic design across a range of platforms. Catalogues layouts, logo creation, stationary, adverts, mail outs, FSDU’s and 3D design, typography an
The Company: An exciting opportunity has become available for a Ladieswear Designer , working on a wide range of clothing as part of a team designing eye catching clothing aiming at the Younger end of the market, for contract and branded ladies clothing across multi-products, excellent prospects for development. The Role: Reporting to the Head of the design team. Designing branded ladies clothing across multi-products . Focused at the high street/mid market level, designing and targeting on trend ranges for the 18 - 30 year old market. Designing and developing the range, alongside the rest of the design team, from initial concept to finished product. Ensuring brand awareness is retained. Working closely with the design team with trend, colour, shape, graphic and fabric direction. Interpreting trends and translating them to the customer profile in a commercial way. Researching consumer markets, monitoring market trends and identifying potential areas for exploitation, based upon consumer needs and innovative thinking. Working closely with overseas factories and building up good relationships. Processing samples as they come into the office. Skills Required: Must be a Design Graduate. 2 - 4 years commercial experience working in ladieswear. Full knowledge of the manufacturi
Experienced Recruitment Consultant - Retail Head Office Recruitment - Job Summary We are the UK’s leading Retail Recruitment Company, specialising in Head Office, Online & Digital, and Operational roles across the UK. Due to our rapid growth across the Head office and e-commerce sectors, we have an opening for a high calibre, experienced perm consultant looking to join a successful team where you’ll be given both the support and autonomy to thrive. We are an expanding, successful, and established recruitment organisation that has been a market leader in the Retail sector since 2002. Our Head Office and Online & Digital business work with a diverse range of retail companies across the UK and our recruiters are encouraged to develop national client accounts with no geographical restrictions in place meaning that you can maximise the business potential with each client that you’re working with and reap the rewards for your hard work. We’re looking for experienced recruiters with a background in any of the following sectors: retail, HR, buying & Merchandising, Logistics, Finance, ecommerce & Digital, Marketing. Experienced Recruitment Consultant - Retail Head Office Recruitment - Role Responsibility What makes Detail2Retail different fr
A Manchester based fashion supplier is looking to recruit a Mens Knitwear Designer Your new company A leading UK fashion supplier to the high-street. They produce ranges of trend led menswear knitwear and are based in Greater Manchester. They operate from a modern head office that is well located and has excellent transport links. They now have an opportunity for a Menswear Knitwear Designer to join their team. They are looking for someone to produce trend-led knitwear designs their high-street accounts will love in line with the critical path. Your new role You will ensure that you remain on top of knitwear trends; you will do this by researching both online and through comp shops and inspiration trips; you will identify trends in colour, yarns, pattern and shapes. You will translate this trend information into commercial designs, producing detailed CAD artwork with supporting technical specs to send into the factories ready for production. You may often be present at customer meetings to advise on trends and talk through your designs. You will communicate daily with your supply base in the Far East, other departments in your company such as QA and sales, and regularly speak with your customers - these communications will be in person, over the phone, over email and over video conference. What you'll need to succeed To be successful in the role you should have demonstrable experie
A trend-led homeware textiles company in the North West are seeking a Merchandising Assistant. Your new company A growing trend-led homeware textiles company in Manchester have a new opportunity for an entry level Merchandiser/Assistant Merchandiser/ Merchandising Assistant to work in an open plan, modern head office close to motorway and public transport links. The corporate culture within this growing company provides a supportive environment for their staff and place a lot of emphasis on professional development and progression, meaning you will have the opportunity to grow and development in this company. Your new role As a Merchandise Assistant you will need to monitor the critical path to ensure shipments arrive on time and communicate with suppliers in the Far East. You will be responsible for the forecasting, planning, and control of stock levels, analyse previous sales and react to trends in the market. You will be responsible for import documentation, planning and merchandising supply ranges and maximising stock availability. You will work with weekly KPI's, work closely with Buying, Product Development and QA, reporting any issues to the Merchandise Manager. You will do all this with the support and training from an excellent merchandising team around you. If you like numbers and working with Microsoft Excel this is the role for you. What you'll need to succeed
This successful company requires a soft Accessories Designer to join their expanding team. The product area will be across predominately hats, scarves and gloves. Key responsibilities of the soft Accessories Designer will include trend research, maintaining and building relationships with customers, colleagues and suppliers, working closely with the Account Manager to provide exceptional design work for the customers and also providing CAD’s, moodboards and sketches. The chosen Accessories Designer will also be required to travel overseas on research trips and to the Far East for sourcing and development purposes. Previous experience in designing soft accessories, excellent communication, presentation and CAD skills are all essential.
Job Introduction Here at Manchester Evening News, we are looking to appoint a Creative Print & Digital Designer to join our existing team. Within this role, the successful candidate will focus on graphic design support in both print and digital mediums, to all relevant areas of the company and customers of Trinity Mirror. Trinity Mirror plc, with an award-winning portfolio of newspapers, websites and digital products, is one of the UK's largest multimedia companies employing over six thousand people across more than sixty locations around the country. Other Responsibilities Interpret and fulfil studio briefs provided via admin to deliver print & digital and project work as required. Utilising agreed design programs, fonts, systems and processes as determined by management. Meet agreed deadlines for all work produced. Maintain a high standard of accuracy through proofing and checking all work. Communicate with admin and wider business in all aspects of workload. Consistently demonstrate a high quality of design & layout. Responsible for delivery of own workload. Ensure all customers receive a proof of all work before a deadline. Ensure all print & digital advertising work is in the system by deadline and fit for purpose Maintain good relations with sales staff and other departments. Always produce all work to the best of their ability.
Accessories Designer / Soft Accessories Designer My client are the UK's premier supplier of quality hats, gloves and scarves. Due to continued growth and success they are now looking for a creative, motivated Soft Accessories Designer to join the Design Team. Experience of forward fashion Accounts would be an advantage where fast paced trend reaction is key. This is an exciting area of the business with massive growth potential, and applicants must be ready to hit the ground running! This role is focused on designing exciting, trend-led hats, gloves and scarves for an impressive list of customers, while developing customer relationships through meetings and visits. Our ideal candidate will be able to conceptualise and design from briefs, whilst keeping to critical path deadlines, adhering to brand values, servicing the target consumer and understanding target price points. They will have a great eye for detail, be able to prioritise their workload and will enjoy delivering eye-catching, profitable product to the business. Applicants must be commercially aware and proactive with outstanding communication skills and at least a couple of years experience designing fashion accessories, preferably within hats, gloves and scarves. Excellent time-management skills are vital, as is the ability to present at a senior level. Applicants should be confident users of Illustrator and Photoshop, and CAD skills are essential. PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately due to