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This is a fantastic opportunity for a Womenswear Designer to join a well-established supplier to the UK high street. You will be focusing on the design and development of trend led ladies wear for several exciting mid-market brands and retailers, and managing your own accounts.The ideal candidate will be a Designer first and foremost but will have strong account management skills and experience in working within the world of trend led fast fashion for the UK high street. The role is to design across multi product knit and jerseywear. This is a great opportunity to take the next step in your career.Womenswear Designer / Account Manager - The Role:
Source new fast fashion customers, ideally from existing contacts, and nurture/develop accounts.Design trend womenswear (using CAD) and produce tech packsMeet with customers and take briefs, present rangesManage customer expectations, approvals & deliveriesManage critical pathBe a point of contact for your own customersLiaise closely with suppliers, most of whom are UK based.Ideal candidate will also work on Vetigraph to translate designs into factory ready patterns.
Womenswear Designer / Account Manager - The Candidate:-
Eye for fashion and ability to translate trendsAdobe Illustrator or equivalent CAD package knowledge is essentialSuccessful candidate must be fully fluent on Microsoft Office in particularly Microsoft ExcelKnowledge of tech specs and garment construction is essentialConfident at presenting rangesAble to work well in a teamAbility to update and work within the critical pathMust have excellent analytical and organisational skillsThe ideal candidate will also have working knowledge of the Vetigraph CAD system.
CVs without accompanying relevant artwork will not be considered.Please submit via email a CV and a covering letter in a word document format stating current salary, together with separate examples of your design work in a PDF format (max. 5MB) to – #####@######.### the e mail address is not displayed in this advert, then please contact People Marketing directly on ##### ######quoting the job reference number, and we shall supply you with the correct address.Please note that we cannot accept files in excess of 5MB.We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.Please continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest.