Senior Designer - Womenswear Fast Fashion

Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH17646

£30000.00 - £35000 per annum


Role Title
Senior Designer - Womenswear Fast Fashion
North West
Up to £35k + bonus + benefits

Role Profile
Our client, a growing fast fashion retailer, is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Senior Womenswear Fast Fashion Designer to join their head office based in the North West. This is a brilliant opportunity for an experienced Designer to join one of the UK's fastest growing and most exciting retailers with the opportunity to progress as the business continues to expand.

Responsibilities

  • Research and identify key trends, colours, fabrics and silhouettes
  • Collating business-wide commercial trend packs
  • Delivering trend and design presentations to the business
  • Managing collaboration collections
  • Lead one to one collaboration development meetings
  • Liaise with collaborations as required
  • Travel to photoshoots and events as required
  • Oversee and ensure photoshoot samples are actioned and delivered on time
  • Supporting team members, Buyers, Merchandisers and Garment Techs on a daily basis
  • Design commercial ranges/ collections for main range and collaborations within timelines
  • Support when required, junior members range building and design packs
  • Create detailed design packs suitable for suppliers to follow
  • Create first fit specs when required
  • Attend fit sessions as required
  • Measure/ send fit comments if required to suppliers
  • Liaise with UK and overseas manufacturers
  • Understand and request first costings
  • Track and drive development through in line with deadlines
  • Manage own and others' timelines and workloads ensuring deadlines are met
  • Overseas and UK travel required for sourcing and development



Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • Currently working at established Designer or Senior Designer level within ladies fast-fashion
  • Competent in Adobe
  • Confident in liaising with overseas and UK manufacturers
  • Understanding of costings
  • Able to negotiate costs
  • Excellent time management/ organisational skills
  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude and ability to cope and hit deadlines in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment



Client information
Our client is a growing fast-fashion retailer

Remuneration
Up to £35k + bonus + benefits

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