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Knitwear Product Developer

Listing ID: 870521

Knitwear Product Developer

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Tango Group
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, East Anglia, UK
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience: Entry level / Graduate - 0 - 1 years experience
Salary: Competitive
Reporting To: Manager
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 3 weeks 5 days
About: Since 1980 Tango Group International has been dedicated to designing in the UK and manufacturing in its own factories, quality clothing and accessories for ladies, men and children. Our success at producing well-finished, stylish knitwear and accessories quickly and efficiently has ensured we continue to work with most of the high street retailers in the UK and Europe.

We have a UK based design, merchandising and logistics team experienced in responding to our customers' needs. We also have ethically audited state of the art manufacturing facilities in Britain, Eastern Europe and the Far east. We specialise in fast fashion knitwear and are flexible to our customers’ needs. Our ethos at Tango is to ensure we supply high quality, on trend products, on time at the most competitive prices.


We have an exciting opportunity for a graduate designer to join our inspiring Design team working on our Knitwear range.  You will work on various product areas and provide input into the overall range plans. If you are a recent graduate and are looking to work in a creative environment, then we would like to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Developing and designing an original and innovative range in line with the customers handwriting
  • Designing a coherent and commercial range with the support of the senior designers, producing design briefs for factories, liaising with suppliers
  • Checking and measuring the samples during the sealing process
  • Support & work with the other senior teams on seasonal themes and trends from concept stage to final presentation. Assist with compiling mood boards & colour palettes
  • Source new ideas from inspirational trips within the UK, trade fairs, trend publications and web
  • Compile reports and feedback to the design team
  • Being able to identify and interpret key catwalk trends for our customers
  • Produce concise and directional product direction boards, which identify key colours, key shapes/items, key techniques, key details and key fabrications for the season.
  • Overseas travel may be required.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Ability to work across multi-product areas if requested to support other areas
  • Used to working on own initiative & be able to solely present a range
  • Ability to CAD using either Photoshop or Illustrator as well as freehand sketching
  • You will be able to demonstrate your design flair and an understanding of the knitwear ‘handwriting’
  • Passionate about design and fashion.
  • Strong communication skills and excellent time management skills

Application

Please apply with a CV and cover letter via the application form.


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