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Fashion Designer

Listing ID: 1064724

Fashion Designer

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Tango Group
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, East Anglia, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: Competitive
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 3 weeks 3 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 an established designer to join our inspiring Design team working on Knitwear range.  Tango Group International is a fast paced, exciting and unique supplier to high street retailers with continual growth potential. We have our own factory in Romania where majority of our production takes place.

Combining your commercial awareness with your creativity, you will design across various product areas and input into the overall range plans. If you are an experienced Designer or Senior Designer and are looking for a new challenge experienced in Knitwear design, and are looking to work on an exciting product area in a creative environment, then we would like to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • To assist and support the Design Department in developing and designing an original and innovative range in line with the customers handwriting.
  • Responsible for range building with the account managers. Designing a coherent and commercial range, producing design briefs for factories, liaising with suppliers.
  • Support & work 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.
  • Collate & manage critical path, measure own hit rate and plan time effectively to meet sign offs / product review of our customers. Drive right first time sampling within product category.
  • Support with fast fashion deadlines & offer solutions to improve process.
  • Overseas travel may be required.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience of designing Ladies and Men’s Knitted Jumpers, Cardigans, Pullovers and accessories.
  • 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.
  • Previous experience of working with suppliers in the Far East and Europe is desirable.
  • You will be able to demonstrate your design flair and an understanding of the knitwear ‘handwriting’.
  • Passionate about the design and fashion.
  • Proven design experience coming from a similar design orientated supplier.
  • Strong Communication skills and excellent time management skills

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