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Senior Womenswear Fashion Designer

Listing ID: 1239087

Senior Womenswear Fashion Designer

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Disturbia
Location: Cramlington, Northumberland, North East, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Twitter Handle: @disturbiaco
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 1 week
About: We are a small, fast growing, independent UK brand specialising in alternative, subculture led fashion. We are looking for like minded individuals who will thrive in an independent, creative role who want to have a vital part in the management and development of the brands key line.

We are excited to advertise a new role of Senior Womenswear Fashion Designer to lead our design team at our Northumberland HQ.

Key responsibilities:

  • To develop a full design channel business plan growth strategy and sales plan.
  • Liaise with Buying / Directors to develop range plans, production budgets and creative ideas for releases.
  • Production management from sampling to production, working in line with critical path and deadlines; liaising with factories.
  • Team management - inspire, motivate and lead the Design team in successfully designing and developing multiple product for frequent releases from multiple factories.
  • Undertake seasonal research, customer and trend analysis.
  • Product design - to include accessories, footwear, Womenswear and Menswear. Submit designs to Buying / Directors communicating rationale, method and fabrication.
  • Budget Management, keen understanding of price architecture, margins and market pricing. Ensuring costs are closely monitored and projects are delivered within budget parameters. 
  • Creation of product specification and technical packs.
  • To lead garment fitting sessions and sample amendments.
  • Factory visits and fabric sourcing trips.
  • Liaison with other creative teams within the company for marketing and styling purposes. 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role.
  • Fashion Design Degree or similar.
  • Production management experience.
  • Excellent technical understanding of garment design, fabrication and fit.
  • Excellent knowledge of our market sector.
  • Strong CAD, excellent Photoshop and Illustrator skills.
  • Strong, clear and competent communication skills.
  • Confidence, self motivation and tenacity. 
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Team leader skills.

Desirable:

  • Graphic design interest and experience a bonus

Benefits

  • Fun, fast-paced, creative environment.
  • Competitive salary to skill level and location with potential overtime bonus.
  • Staff discount.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Team outings and events.

Application:

Please apply with a CV, cover letter and any supporting information / portfolio via the application form. 


Application Form

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