Swim and Activewear Designer

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Womanswear Swim and Activewear Designer - Supplier - London - Salary up to £32k per annum

Short description intro...

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for this for a Womanswear Swim and Activewear Designer to join this leading high street supplier who also have their own brand that is stocked online and in Highstreet retailers.

About the company...

Our client is an established supplier based in central London design and manufacture on-trend Ladieswear Lingerie, Swimwear and Activewear to popular fashion retail outlets.

About the Senior Design role...

This role will sit below our Design & Commercial Director and the ideal candidate will be able to fully manage their own accounts. The role will look after a mix of private label and in house accounts for swim and activewear.

Key skills/responsibilities…

*Able to interpret catwalk and street trends and come up with original but commercial designs suitable for swimwear and activewear.

*Making mood boards, drawing CADS and spec diagrams quickly using adobe illustrator.

*Putting together design packs to present to customers at sales meetings.

*Fresh, fun and on trend design style. We have a number of in house swim/active brands as well as supplying private label to a number of high street retailers.

*Absolutely must be able to design print suitable for both screen and digital prints on photoshop and illustrator (we don't tend to do hand drawing due to cost and needing to output a certain amount of designs and prints per day to be financially viable.

*Making prints repeat. Resizing, re colouring and re working existing prints.

*All of our design work is computer generated so being able to use Adobe programmes quickly is a must.

*Managing lab dips, print strike offs and colour approvals to critical path dates.

*Briefing out 1st samples including making spec sheets / tech packs.

*Checking over 1st samples and feeding comments back to the garment technicians and buyers.

*Liaising with buyers to carry out normal Account Manager functions like negotiating prices, securing orders and meeting internal sales targets.

*Must be able to use MS Office - Excel, Word and Outlook Email to a reasonable level.

About you…

  • To be considered for this job must have 3-5 years' experience in industry.

Call to Action: If this Design role interests you, please click the 'Apply' button and submit your cv and portfolio and quote reference DJM57938


Dex Moore

If this Swim and Activewear Designer role interests you, please click the ‘Apply’ button and submit your cv with your portfolio and quote reference DJM57938/002_1557832463.