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Ladieswear Designer - Dresses/Party/Going Out

Listing ID: 1365288

Ladieswear Designer - Dresses/Party/Going Out

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Tagged Resources
Location: Manchester, North West, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Reference Number: TGN4017
Salary: Up to £30,000
Twitter Handle: @taggedresources
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 3 weeks 8 hours
About: We are industry specialists working with Retail and Wholesale Suppliers. As a team we have 25 years of recruitment and industry experience, working with Retail and Wholesale Suppliers and have always believed that best practice means keeping it simple. We are passionate about what we do and work very hard, taking the time to build strong relationships, understanding your business and personal requirements. To this end we have key goals and values that run through everything we do.

An exciting opportunity for a Ladieswear Designer (Dresses / Party / Going Out) to join a Fashion Supplier & Brand who work with ASOS, Quiz, Lipsy, Missguided, BooHoo, Oasis & Miss Selfridge.

You will work on a range of product areas, including Prom dresses, Occasionwear & embellished styles. The ideal candidate will have 3 years experience in a similar role. They have modern offices, a friendly atmosphere and a fantastic product. The working hours are Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.
The Role:

  • Creating a range of Ladies ‘Going Out’ clothing including Dresses, Playsuits, Jumpsuits & Skirts.
  • Designing for customers aged 18-25 years old.
  • Researching and developing new ranges from initial sketch to fitting of samples.
  • Creating & developing original initial design concepts.
  • Complete comp shop reports, translating celebrity & Instagram trends to the high street.
  • Undertaking trend analysis/research.
  • Liaising with high street Buyers to develop new collections.
  • Working to a customer’s brief in order to meet their requirements.
  • Creating CAD’S confidently and effectively.
  • Designing shapes, graphics and prints.
  • Delivering products on budget & on time.
  • Ensuring deadlines are achieved - including critical path management.
  • Attending customer meetings and presenting new ranges.
  • Source new fabrics & managing the inhouse fabric library.
  • Liaising with Far East factories on a daily basis to chase samples.
  • Developing and maintaining business relationships.    
  • Other duties as required.


  • 3 years’ minimum design experience
  • A degree in Fashion Design or similar
  • Fully CAD literate including Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign
  • Ability to fully understand customer requirements
  • Knowledge of garment construction and quality procedures
  • Ability to prioritise workloads
  • Enthusiastic team player who can work under pressure

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Please be aware the duties listed above are an interpretation of the role and do not form any part of your employment contract. Please ask the interviewer any questions about the role that you wish to clarify.

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