This successful garment supplier is looking for a Senior Men’s Knitwear Designer to create commercial ranges of men’s knitwear. The Senior Men’s Knitwear Designer must have a natural flair for identifying trends, with the ability to interpret them into bestselling concepts. The Senior Men’s Knitwear Designer will be required to work to briefs, liaise & meet with customers and create commercial on-trend knitwear ranges. Applicants must be self-motivated, highly organised with a high standard of CAD literacy in Illustrator and Photoshop.Specific men’s knitwear design experience is required for this role.
Knitwear Designer Up to £40k A really fantastic opportunity has arisen, to work with one of the UK's leading Knitwear suppliers to well-known highstreet retailers. Our client is looking for a Knitwear Designer, to design Men's and Women' trend lead knitwear for well known, high street retailers. You will be working as part of a friendly team, based in the Central London. Duties include Creating mood moods Designing trend lead garment Must have photoshop/illustrator skills Attending Sales meetings Good knowledge of different yarns Be able to work using your own initiative Please apply with your CV as a WORD document together with some examples from your portfolio! A fab opportunity not to be missed.
Junior Knitwear Designer - Super Established Supplier - London This role would suit a second jobber who is super passionate about Knitwear for the High Street and can translate trend, work at a fast pace and independently, when necessary, using their initiative, creating commercial designs for my client, a highly established and hugely successful manufacturer to the High Street. Email CVs & Examples of work to –
A leading UK knitwear supplier with a 12 month maternity contract for a knitwear designer on either a full time or part-time freelance basis. Your new company One of the UK's leading knitwear suppliers to well-known high-street retailers based in Manchester with an opportunity for a Knitwear Designer to join them for a 12 month maternity contract. This company is well located with excellent transport links. They are looking to employ a 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 exce
A leading UK knitwear supplier with a 12 month maternity contract for a knitwear designer on either a full time or part-time freelance basis. Your new company One of the UK's leading knitwear suppliers to well-known high-street retailers based in Manchester with an opportunity for a Knitwear Designer to join them for a 12 month maternity contract. This company is well located with excellent transport links. They are looking to employ a 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 excel
The Company Our client is a leading supplier of ladies fully fashioned knitwear to some of the UK's leading high street retailers and supermarkets. They are looking for a creative and enthusiastic Junior Designer to join their ladies knitwear team, based in north London. Junior Knitwear Designer - The Role: Through anticipation of market trends, develop creative and commercial products that demonstrate that they are at the forefront of product development and innovation. Work within departmental profitability guidelines. In conjunction with the senior design team, establish an innovative range based upon product range priorities, customer requirements and budget and departmental profitability guidelines. Execute and professionally compile comprehensive market research, including both comparative and trend/directional reports, in order to maximise all product opportunities and challenge the customer’s direction when necessary. Ensure the timely and accurate input of information to enable costing to be completed and engineered to meet departmental business requirements. Organise all prototypes and colour samples. In conjunction with the design team, ensure all concept garments are fit for purpose, suitable for manufacture and maximise all product opportunities. Present ranges to the customer and internally as required in a creative and informative manner. Pro
This is an excellent opportunity to join a prominent Knitwear supplier who supplies a majority of the UK High Street and Supermarkets, supporting the Design team. Could suit a Knitwear Design Graduate who has done an internship within Commercial Knitwear or a young Knitwear Designer looking for their next move to work for a bigger company with more opportunities for progression. Main duties of this role include : Supporting and Working with the Knitwear Design team on accounts to design commercial, fashion-led knitwear Manage Sampling and Development CP. Regular Comparative shop reports, Trend research, moodboards and inspiration. Thorough understanding of the market, your accounts, their competitors and their requirements Working on your assigned accounts/design briefs to grow the business and your relationships with your accounts Requirements Previous experience working for another supplier would be beneficial Must have a strong commercial eye, and an ability to interpret trends Thorugh Understanding of Pattern Artwork, construction, and technical. Excellent CAD and illustration skills. must be proficient in Photoshop and illustrator. Able to work in a fast paced environment, anticipate needs and have a pro-active approach. Strong organisation skills, full awareness of CP and working to deadlines Excellent presentat
This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive Knitwear supplier to work on range of 'younger' fashion accounts for the UK and Spanish market, based in Central London. Womens and Mens Knitwear. Main duties of this role include : Working with key 'younger' fashion accounts to design commercial, on-trend fashion knitwear Creating new, commercial, on-trend designs & interpreting latest trends. Confidently Initiate the Design and Development from concept through to production. Regular Comparative shop reports, trends research, mood-boards and inspiration. Working closely with suppliers, buyers and technologists to develop strong, commercial products, within cost. Thorough understanding of the market, your accounts, their competitors and their requirements Working on your assigned accounts/design briefs to grow the business Person Requirements: Previous experience in a similar role, (also on younger fashion knitwear preferably) Must have a strong commercial eye, and an ability to interpret trends in a fresh, original way. Thorugh Understanding of Pattern Artwork, construction, and technical. Excellent CAD and illustration skills. must be proficient in Photoshop and illustrator. Able to work in a fast paced environment, anticipate needs and have a pro-active approach. Strong organisation skills, full awareness
This role is a lucrative opportunity to work with an exciting British design brand and the current Design Team to develop and design four annual knitwear collections. We’re looking for an innovative and engaged womenswear designer to aid in the creation of a cutting-edge but highly marketable knitwear range. Responsibilities include Developing designs that align with the seasonal briefs and wider expectations of the brand. Expertly translate current trends into clear and commercial styles. Working in close collaboration with sales managers and being receptive to their recommendations. Heading the fitting process and sample reviews, ensuring fit, quality and production are to the high standards of the brand. Ensure all collection boards and presented information is current and clear, utilising the Design Team. Taking all necessary critical paths to ensure all targets are met and deadlines reached. Identify and update sales patterns to boost repeat business. We are looking for a candidate who is highly attentive and creative, a skilled communicator with a keen eye for fashion trends and an ability to keep cool under press
An exciting opportunity has arisen with an established fashion lifestyle fashion retailer for a Ladies Knitwear Designer to work in house to start in September on a maternity cover which will be 6 – 12 months. You will need to be able to hit the ground running and have a flexible approach! Must be able to use illustrator and Photoshop! Accustomed to working with a buyer. Must be an experienced knitwear designer who has a clear awareness of the whole design process from start to finish. Thorough technical and yarn knowledge is essential as well as experience of dealing with factories and suppliers in the Far East. Extensive experience working as a womenswear knitwear specialist. Able to design jacquards, intarsia’s and embroidery concepts with experience of working in a similar brand-lead environment. Must have an understanding of pace with a highly creative output. You will be responsible for driving newness for a key growth area of the business. Your handwriting should indicate a strong creative taste level and good fashion trend awareness. Able to design across core and novelty product. You portfolio will indicate examples of strong specs and attention to detail. Able to interpret key trends and translate into forward thinking commercial product. As a person you will be creative, dynamic, highly driven, motivated and organised while being a good team player! Your current and previous experience will have been with aspirationa
A fantastic opportunity has arisen with an established key supplier for an experienced Mens Knitwear Designer to work across Mens predominantly alongside some Boys Knitwear. Working as part of a team you will be responsible for all trend research, designing new fashion focussed ranges each season while also liaising with suppliers and factories on a regular basis. You will oversee the sample process ensuring all tech packs and sketches on sent out in a timely manner. You will have strong previous experience with knitwear ideally across mens & boys products, and will come from a supplier or supplier/retailer background. Also you must be able to multi-task, have a great eye with the ability to design across creative but commercial sold ranges. If you have the relevant experience for this role, please click the apply button to send your CV in a word document to Sally Dawson, remembering to state your current salary and package. Job Ref: SDD-46291 We regret that due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.
A bit about Evans is a leading fashion brand that celebrates plus size ladies. We’ve got over 180 stores worldwide, and have a successful shopping business at www.evans.co.uk. Our people are fashionable, commercial, and up to date with the latest trends. They’re also confident, inspirational and passionate individuals who take a real pride in being extremely customer focused and possessing a positive attitude. The key to our success is our people, and becoming part of this inspiring team will be a fantastic opportunity for the right person! The role A great opportunity has arisen within the Evans team for a trend driven Designer, reporting to the Head of Design. we are looking for somenone with experience in either Knitwear or Denim. What you will be doing day to day Work closely with the Head of Design to drive trend through the Design team whilst also working closely with the Buying, Merchandising and Technical teams to deliver the Brand vision for our Formal woven offer. Work closely with the Senior Designers to take the brand strategy and interpret for the product direction and trend in line with business goals Support the Senior Designers, ensuring the team work together to meet deadlines. Producing commercial and detailed designs to a level appropriate for briefing suppliers. Preparing seasonal packs for B&M and Design teams for rele
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Assistant / Junior Level Designer to work across men’s and ladies trend-driven knitwear ranges. The chosen Assistant / Junior Designer will be responsible for researching trends, working to briefs, designing knitwear garments and liaising with the factories based overseas. Applicants for the Assistant / Junior Designer role must have a commercial portfolio and excellent CAD and communication skills. Knitwear design experience would also be beneficial, however not essential.
An Assistant / Graduate Designer is required to work for this multi-product boutique suppliers based in central Manchester. The responsibilities for the Assistant / Graduate Designer would be very varied and would include trend research, working to design briefs, producing CADs, organising and ordering samples, liaising with overseas suppliers and customers, setting up the show room for customer meetings and attending customer meetings. The Assistant / Graduate Designer will also be required to complete general admin duties and errands. Applicants for this position must have some experience in a similar role, be CAD literate and willing to assist when needed.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented Ladieswear Designer to join this successful company’s jerseywear team. Applicants for the Ladies Jerseywear Designer must have strong Photoshop and Illustrator skills, along with previous experience of designing ladies jerseywear ranges. Key tasks of the Ladies Jerseywear Designer role will include trend research, working to briefs, liaising with factories and creating best-selling ladies jerseywear ranges.
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.
This highly successful North West based supplier requires a talented Ladies Casualwear Designer to join their talented team. Working on High Street accounts, the responsibilities of the Ladies Casualwear Designer will include trend research, working to briefs, attending customer meetings, creating ranges and liaising with the Far East factories. Previous experience designing ladies trend-driven ranges and excellent CAD skills are essential for this role.
One of the leading accessories suppliers in the UK has a very exciting opening in its team for a Designer of soft accessories. Due to continued growth they are looking for a creative and trend led Designer with experience of designing across multiple account sin a fast paced environment. Trend reaction is key as are strong CAD skills. You will design fashionable, trend-focusses accessories (hats, gloves and scarves etc) for some really exciting customers, ranging from supermarket fashion brands all the way to high end labels – and everything in between. Shape and some print skills are key. You will get the opportunity to travel to overseas for shopping, research and development. You will be a main point of contact for the customers and be heavily involved in client meetings – so polished presentation skills are a must! Knitted Accessories Designer – The Role: Research relevant markets to allow you to build an in depth knowledge of trends to form a platform to design Trend-watch: research and communicate the latest trends across the business and to customers Design product ranges, providing CADs, mood boards and sketches; ensure that all work submitted has a high standard of commerciality and creativity, across market levels and customer demographics Designing entire product from initial concept, working on both shape and print. Present design trends to the business during each
The Company: An exciting opportunity for a Ladies Fast Fashion Designer (multi product) to join a leading fashion importer and exporter with over 50 years experience supplying ladies and menswear to wholesalers, retailers and online retailers across the UK and Europe. This is a fantastic opportunity for to join a growing team. You will have a creative design background with knowledge of working for a fast paced supplier. Working hours are Monday to Friday 9.30am-6 pm. The role will involve travel to China at least once every two months. The ideal candidate will have 3 years experience designing a multi-product range of ladies fast fashion for customers such as Boohoo and Missguided. The Role: Creating a multi product range of commercial fast fashion ladieswear designs. Researching trends, creating mood / trend boards and completing competitive shops. Attending fashion shows, going on shopping trips, reviewing emerging trends and buying samples. Liaising with factories, suppliers and customers to develop new ranges. Producing detailed production specification sheets. Producing detailed design sheets for factories. Looking at samples and making amendments to improve designs before going into production. Delivering products on budget. Maintaining the company identity and developing their product portfolio. Other duties
South Manchester We’re working with a fast-growing Design Agency in South Manchester who are snowed under currently. They’re in need of designers and artworkers who are capable of cracking on and working quickly and effectively, especially those with Retail experience such as POS, In-Store and Packaging. Get in touch for an immediate start, potential to go permanent too if wanted!