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Junior Menswear Designer

Listing ID: 935232

Junior Menswear Designer

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Global Tailor Ltd
Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex, South East, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 1 to 2 years
Start Date: February 2019
Salary: Competitivve
Reporting To: Senior Menswear Designer
Twitter Handle: @dobellmenswear
Deadline: 31st December 2019
Ad Expires In: 2 weeks 4 days
About: Launched in 2003, Dobell has established itself as the leading online formal wear store for men and boys of all ages. From day one our strategy has been to deliver choice, quality and unbeatable value, alongside comprehensive style advice and the very best customer care. Our customers say we are getting a lot right, but we’re determined to keep on improving as we grow!

We pride ourselves on offering the most extensive ranges of tuxedos, men’s suits, shirts, shoes and accessories, at prices up to 50 % cheaper than the high street.

Catering for men who want to look and feel correctly dressed when they’re attending black tie dinners, weddings, balls, business conferences or calendar events such as Glyndebourne and Ascot, we understand that quality and service really matter. That’s why we offer free standard delivery, and free UK returns, a next day delivery service, and international delivery.

Dobell is looking for a junior menswear designer to join our leading online menswear stores. We are a fast-growth e-commerce business with a global presence.

We pride ourselves on an inspiring, passionate and friendly company culture with a fantastic office environment.

The Role:

  • You will work closely with the Senior Designer on the direction and content for the seasonal collections of all in-house brands.
  • Identifying key trends, and compiling mood boards, fabric direction boards, and colour story boards across a variety of product areas. Constantly identifying and developing new product areas the company can expand into.
  • Present mood boards and designs to Head of Buying and Senior Management ready for product sign-off.
  • Organising and attending Quality and Technical fit sessions. Taking detailed notes from these meetings and actioning design amendments.
  • Produce detailed design tech packs, including all information needed by overseas manufacturers to develop samples. Manage the entire design process from initial proto sample stage, all the way through to delivery sample stage for your categories.
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with all our current suppliers and manufacturers, as well as sourcing new manufacturers when required.
  • Managing the critical path to ensure all products are delivered to the highest standard, and at the right time. Liasing with the relevant areas of the business to keep everyone updated on the progress of all styles.

The Person:

  • Ideal candidates will have relevant design experience across multiproduct, with a strong, commercial handwriting. A keen interest in Tailoring would also be favourable.
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop packages.
  • Good knowledge of fabrics and fabric development, and the ability to execute this knowledge to produce high quality, commercial garments.
  • Good knowledge of garment construction.
  • Extremely well organised, and confident communicator. Able to work to tight-deadlines, and maintain relationships with both internal teams and external manufacturers.
  • A team player.

This is a great opportunity for a designer looking to get her/his hands dirty and learn in a fast paced business. In return to hard work and dedication, we offer a great work culture in a compact team where everybody feels valued and listened to. New ideas or concepts can be discussed directly with the business owner and get into production in a matter of weeks, is this you? are you keen to go the extra mile? do you have a passion for commercial fashion? IF SO, PLEASE APPLY


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