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Womenswear Designer

Listing ID: 501987

Womenswear 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 week 18 hours
About: Disturbia is a UK based fashion label creating trend-driven New Grunge Street Goth clothing and accessories for men and women, inspired by the style aesthetic of subcultural 90's Pacific North-West USA, alongside late 70's UK Punk, with graphics and slogans that speak of societal apathy and disenchantment. Our Spring/Summer 2015 collection ‘Alien Nation’ is available now!

An exciting opportunity to join our design team has arisen; we are looking to recruit a Womenswear Designer. The position is full-time at our Northumberland HQ.

Key responsibilities:

  • To conduct seasonal research, trend analysis, and to create mood boards.
  • To develop and design market focused multi-product across all current ranges which include women's and men's jersey, woven, outerwear, denim, footwear, and accessories, in line with the brand aesthetic.
  • To design with a strong awareness of price architecture, margins and market pricing.
  • Creation of product specification and technical packs/size charts.
  • To undertake garment fitting and sample amendments.
  • Production management from sampling to production, working in line with critical path and deadlines; liaising with factories and negotiating pricing.
  • Factory visits and fabric sourcing trips.

Requirements:

  • 3 years' minimum experience in a similar role
  • Fashion Design Degree or similar
  • Production management experience
  • An 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, specifically by email.
  • Confidence, self motivation and excellent trend awareness.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Experience using spreadsheets: Excel / Numbers.
  • Graphic design interest and experience a bonus.

Benefits:

  • Fun, fast-paced, creative environment.
  • Competitive salary to skill level and location with potential overtime bonus.
  • Generous staff allowance and discount.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Team outings and events.
  • Regular pay reviews
  • Free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks

Due to the high volume of applications we cannot respond to all submissions. If you’ve not heard from us within 1 week unfortunately on this application you have not been successful.

Application:

Please apply with a CV, cover letter and any supporting information / portfolio via the application form.  Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.


Application Form

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Excellent Photoshop and Illustrator skills. *

Production management experience. *

Strong, clear and competent communication skills, specifically by email. *

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