Designer- Ladies Footwear

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London | Ref: BBBH13813

£40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum

Role Title

Designer- Ladies Footwear (6 month contract)


£40,000-£55,000 (DOE)

Role Profile

My client, a fast paced and fashion forward footwear retailer based in London is looking for a trend led Designer who has footwear experience to create a dynamic and innovative fashionable women's casual and formal footwear collections for it's high street customers. Covering a 6 month maternity contract you will be responsible for managing a small team and report into the Head of Buying. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a brilliant brand with an unrivalled reputation.


  • Development and design of all areas of women's footwear from initial clear specification to drawings to sign off
  • Working closely with the Design and Buying teams
  • Effective communication with factory base within various countries
  • Attending strategic meetings with senior management teams
  • Seasonal development trips to factories and trade fairs
  • Sourcing new leathers and materials
  • Trend and colour analysis to assist in the development of seasonal trends
  • Confident presentation of trend info and product in meetings and final review

Skills & Experience

  • Excellent skills in hand drawing and fully computer literate including photoshop and illustrator
  • Experience of developing, range building and designing ladies footwear ranges
  • Excellent understanding of footwear construction
  • Self motivated and organised
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience of liaising with factories and suppliers

Client information

My client is a fast paced and fashion forward footwear retailer based in London.

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Business Change & Transformation, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit

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