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Create & Develop | Design & Development

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DESIGNER- MEN'S SPORTSWEAR
 

 

GREATER MANCHESTER

£COMPETITIVE SALARY DOE 

Join the team of this specialist supplier of contemporary lifestyle menswear and activewear - we're working on their behalf to recruit an Designer to support their private label design team focussing on technical apparel ranges from design concept to final sign off, working with innovation to continually improve and enhance product in line with brand handwriting and future trends.

As their Designer, your role responsibilities will include;-

  • Working within the design team, working closely with their PD, Sales and Buying teams

  • Using Adobe CC to produce clear and concise CAD's

  • Maintaining the design critical path 

  • Colour palette creation

  • Liaising with suppliers – communicating any issues with sampling etc

  • Comp shops and trade shows in order to gather inspiration and identify trends

  • Creating trend boards for critical meetings 

  • Working in tandem with PD's and Technologists to produce tech packs with accurate and clear information 

  • Customer presentations and meetings

Apply now with your current CV and portfolio examples (pdf preferred) and we'll tell you more.

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SOCK DESIGNERS

VARIOUS LOCATIONS - USA (NYC) & SPAIN (BARCA or MADRID)

£££NEGOTIABLE DOE

SOCK / HOSIERY DESIGNERS... Our client is a significant FE based supplier into retailers across the globe, designing and producing in the region of 25 million pairs per month!

They are currently looking to add to their design team, and are looking for experienced Sock Designers in Spain and the US (NYC).

Their aim is to create a global design team who can work in close partnership with the buyers of their key accounts.

You will work remotely, all the while being supported by the company's head office design, development and sourcing teams.

 

Your role outline will include;-

  • Preparing trends files for each season 

  • Communicating with buying teams on designs, colour and inspiration etc, via VC or face to face 

  • Creation of range presentations

  • Creating and amending CAD's

  • Comp shop research 


You'll be currently based in your region of interest, and will hold full eligibility to work.

To find out more, apply now with your current CV and work examples - we can't wait to hear from you!

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sportswear designer
shape, graphic & print

NORTH WEST ENGLAND: LANCASHIRE

SUPERB SALARY + BONUS + GROUP DISCOUNTS

This mid to senior level design opportunity offers the chance to create and develop teamwear for clubs in the UK and beyond!

We are working with this long established, highly successful business to source a Designer with a proven track record in both apparel and embellishment design, with the focus on sportswear.

Creating collections with team branding and  profile in mind, your role will include;-

  • Working as part of a talented design team to create seasonal ranges (garment shape + apparel graphics / graphic placement) with price point and sustainability in mind

  • Trend research via comp shops, trade shows, competitor research and trend prediction sites

  • Using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator) to produce range CAD's and design packs for factories

  • Range launch presentations to internal and external stakeholders

  • Supplier liaison (mainly Far East)

  • You'll also have good fabric knowledge, in particular jersey / stretch

  • Experience gained within the licensed space for sport (particularly teamwear)  would be highly beneficial

  • You'll be a mid level or senior designer with proven passion for this sector

 

To discover more, get in touch with your current CV and portfolio snapshot... we look forward to hearing from you!

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MENSWEAR DESIGNER
 

 

MANCHESTER

£££HIGHLY COMPETITIVE

This is an excellent opportunity to join this design driven branded lifestyle menswear fashion business - we're working on their behalf to source an Apparel Designer with passion for Menswear to work on multi product ranges.

 

Highly creative, ambitious and keen to progress, you will have optimum creative flair as well as having up to the minute trend interpretation ability.

 

Your role as Menswear Designer will involve;-

 

  • You'll work with your co Designers to assist in the creation of the range in line with future trends

  • Trend research and interpretation, all the while with newness and brand ID in mind

  • Creation of colour palettes and mood boards

  • Using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop in order to CAD up designs, plan the range

  • Working with offshore sources on development

  • Work with co designers and sales to create a cohesive range season to season with regular product drops

 

Hit the apply button now and attach your current CV and portfolio examples (pdf preferred) and we'll tell you more.

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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT LEAD 
ACCESSORIES

 

GREATER MANCHESTER

EXCELLENT SALARY PACKAGE NEG (DOE)

We're working in partnership with this design driven purveyor of accessories in their search for a Lead Product Developer. 

 

With excellent knowledge of the design process and good technical development experience, your role and background will include ;-

 

  • Working closely with the team Product Manager to execute design direction

  • Continuous creative and technical development and enhancement of new and historical styles 

  • Raw materials sourcing via factories and mills

  • Organising lab dips via factories with the use of colour palettes

  • Supporting the design team with your technical knowledge

  • Assisting designers with the creation of tech packs

  • Progress chasing sample development with suppliers

  • Cost negotiations prior to order placement

  • Ensuring key CP dates are achieved and projects are fulfilled within required time frames

  • You will be well organised and an effective worker as part of a team or individually and will have competent IT ability inc Adobe Creative Suite sand MS Excel

 

Apply now with your current CV to find out more about this superb business and opportunity! 

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DESIGNER - ACCESSORIES

 

GREATER MANCHESTER

£Excellent Package (Base Salary + Bonus + Ongoing Development + Wellbeing Benefits

We're working with this innovative specialist in accessories to recruit a Technical Designer with the precise ability to create and develop product ranges across their accessories (bags) categories.

In this newly created role, you will be a key member of the design team, taking responsibility for creative design ideas through to sample development from initial concept to final sign off.

Your responsibilities will include;-

  • Intensive trend research across materials, colours and shape

  • Carrying out comp shops and visiting international trade shows in order to gain inspiration

  • You will create best selling design ideas which stand out from your competition and meet the needs and requirements of your target audience

  • Knowledge of prints, appliques and embroideries would be beneficial

  • Creation of detailed CADs and technical spec illustrations for external suppliers

  • Daily liaison with global production sources, working closely with your supply base to ensure production at the right quality, within specified timeframes and to spec

  • Solid knowledge of accessories (bags) is essential to the role

  • This is an exciting opportunity within a well established and highly professional business who continually strive to improve sustainability and carbon footprint

 

Good salary negotiable dependant on your level of experience - please apply with your CV to discover more about this Create & Develop opportunity!

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HEADWEAR designer
 

 

GREATER MANCHESTER

SUPERB SALARY + BONUS + WELLBEING PERKS + ONGOING DEVELOPMENT

A rare and exciting chance to join this established, design driven accessories specialist who seek a Headwear Designer (in particular caps) to join their team in a newly created role.

 

With versatile handwriting across accessories (hats, gloves, scarves), your focus will be on their in house brands, creating original product designs in line with future trends.

 

Your responsibilities and role will involve;-

 

  • Working as part of a talented team of designers, you will be responsible for the creation of accessories (particularly headwear) in line with newness / future trends

  • Trend research via comp shop, trade shows and web

  • Using hand Illustration, Photoshop and Illustrator in order create original artwork for hats, scarves, gloves and knitted accessories

  • Working closely with Far East sources to ensure your design work is produced to specification

  • Internal and external presentations

  • This is an exciting opportunity within a thriving business with a professional business culture and first class ethics when it comes to production and quality

  • Excellent salary negotiable dependant on experience

  • Contact us with your current CV and portfolio (in pdf format) and we'll tell you more

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DESIGNER
APPAREL + PRINT & EMBELLISHMENT

 

NW ENGLAND

£Good Negotiable DOE

Due to further expansion, we have a fantastic opportunity on offer for a highly creative Designer who wishes to pursue a career within apparel design alongside print and embellishment.

In return you'll get to expand your experience and knowledge by joining a market leading co with a professional and friendly work culture!

 

Sounds good..? Then read on and apply!

As a Designer with this thriving business, your design role will involve;-

  • Working with your Design Team to execute seasonal briefs, creating garment shape and decoration ideas in line with seasonal stories and themes

  • Creation of CAD's via Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Working with Far East sources on PD 

  • Able to create accurate design / tech packs for factories

  • Playing an active part in range presentations

  • A good commercially creative design eye, enthusiasm and passion for current and future fashion trends are a must

  • Experience in sleepwear, loungewear or jerseywear will be a distinct advantage

To learn more about this role, please send your cv along with examples of your work in pdf format without delay.

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WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER
CONTEMPORARY YOUNG FASHION

 

MANCHESTER

£COMPETITIVE SALARY 

This long established producer of womenswear (brand and supply) are looking to add an experienced Senior Ladieswear Designer to their team. 

Focussing on full range design, from outerwear through to seperates, you'll design ranges with the needs and styling of your fashion conscious target consumer audience in mind.

You'll research trend and innovation across colour, print, fabric, detail and shape and in addition to your role as a Designer you will also;-

  • Conduct shop reports, visit trade shows and carry out competitor analysis

  • Create colour palettes and mood boards in line with key trends

  • Action fabric development with your sources

  • Work hand in hand with your co designers to create a cohesive range each season

  • Travel for development trips to the Far East (when able)

  • Present ranges to internal and external stakeholders

  • Work with marketing on launches and roll outs

 

To find out more and apply, please forward your CV, backed by a snapshot of your portfolio - we look forward to hearing from you.

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