Knitwear Designer - Ladieswear

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United Kingdom
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Full time
Job reference n° :
10980 AA

Job description

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Ladies Knitwear Designer, to join a busy design team within an established supplier, who has owned factories.

Knitwear Designer - Ladieswear

* Identifying future innovative and commercial trends for ladieswear for brands and retailers.
* Creation of trend, colour, yarn/design boards.Regular comp shopping, attending trade fairs in UK/Europe, visiting factories.
* Designing directional & commercially priced ladies knitwear ranges; across all gauges from chunky to fine.Including blends and pure yarns.
* Attending design presentations with buyers to design & develop samples based on their requirements. Progressing designs from concept to final approval.
* Liaising with offshore teams to develop high quality product
* Creation of technical specifications for submission to factories and customer approval, with support of technical.

Knitwear Designer - Ladieswear

* Minimum of 3 years knitwear design experience
* Ability to identify key trends, and interpret these into creative and commercial designs, and are technically fit for purpose
* Experience in designing fully fashioned knitwear with a true understanding of yarns, patterns, gauge and stitch structures.
* Good understanding of garment construction and awareness of knitwear manufacturing methods.
* Confident Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop skills
* Self-motivated, a team player, able to also work on own initiative and to manage critical path deadlines.
* Ability to travel

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

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