Recruiting for an experienced Womenswear Designer, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new start up within a long-established manufacturing business. Based in Sri Lanka, your role will be to identify and translating commercial womenswear trends (jersey and woven), with direct access to technical, quality and sample room facilities.

Womenswear Designer The Job Outline

  • Keeping up to date with emerging fashion trends fabric, colour, shape. Identifying areas for development each season.
  • Designing ranges for target and key customer accounts
  • Liaise with in country teams, Sales Manager and offices in UK
  • Work with the buyers, meeting with them on a regular basis over VC or face to face.
  • Travelling to visit other sites, attend presentations, and for research etc.
  • Manage own workload and deadlines throughout the design process
  • Complete design packs for factories, in an accurate and clear manner.

Womenswear Designer The Person Specification

  • Fashion design degree level, with 5 years minimum commercial Womenswear design experience. Must have experience of designing for UK/US fashion retailers or brands.
  • Proactive, creative and trend aware, ability to translate and interpret trends
  • To understand costings, to design into customer price points, being able to assist the factory with engineering garments that fit into customers price points
  • Excellent organisational and good planning skills, with an attention to detail
  • Highly proficient in CAD Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator and deliver product designs with flawless execution
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced fashion environment
  • Ability to work on their own take initiative and work as part of a team
  • Confident communicator, with excellent English skills, both written and spoken
  • Ability to travel across region and internationally

To apply please send CV with folio work to quoting reference: 12610AA.

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