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Create & Develop | Design & Development

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DESIGNER - SPORT / ACTIVE & LIFESTYLE FASHION

GREATER MANCHESTER

To £40,000 PA

This mid to senior level design opportunity offers the chance to collaborate with some of the best globally renowned brands!

We are working with this highly successful fashion business to source a Designer with a proven track record in apparel design, with the focus on SPORTSWEAR, ACTIVEWEAR AND LIFESTYLE FASHION.

Creating collections with your brand signature and customer profile in mind, your role will include;-

  • Working as part of a talented design and buying 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 football) / fashion would be highly beneficial

 

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

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JUNIOR DESIGNER/DEVELOPER

GREATER MANCHESTER

To £20,000 PA

This entry level design and product developemnt opportunity offers the chance to collaborate with exciting sport and activewear brands!

We are working with this successful fashion co to source a Junior Designer / Product Developer, a recent graduate with an apparel focussed degree and internship experience gained in design.

Supporting their design & development team, your role will include;-

  • Updating design CAD's via Illustrator.

  • Assisting in the creation of tech packs and garment specs

  • Working with fabric suppliers to coordinate lab dips

  • Supplier liaison. ensuring factories have the correct information for production

  • Trend research

  • Departmental administration and organisation

  • Assisting with preparation for meetings and presenations

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

 

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PRODUCT DEVELOPER 
ACTIVEWEAR

GREATER MANCHESTER

To £30,000 PA

Join the team of this specialist in activewear - we're working on their behalf to recruit a Product Developer to focus on branded apparel ranges from design concept to final sign off, working with innovation to continually improve and enhance product. 

 

As their Product Developer, your role responsibilities will include;-

 

  • Creation of first prototype specs for new design work including block assessment, creative styling and size measurements, working closely with design throughout. 

  • Updating design CAD's via Illustrator.

  • Production of sample reports throughout the sealing process.

  • Working with fabric suppliers to coordinate lab dips

  • Progressing new styles from SMS to bulk production, conducting fit sessions, creating comments and finalising bulk specifications.

  • Liaising with design and development in weekly progress update reports and participation in weekly brand meetings.

  • You'll also develop solid working relationships with product factories, fabric suppliers and external stakeholders (some overseas travel may be required)

 

Apply now with your current CV and we'll tell you more. 

 

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MENSWEAR DESIGNER
LIFESTYLE FASHION

MANCHESTER

To £30,000

A lifestyle / technical sports brand with a superb back story and heritage, an outstanding HQ and an impressive people culture - what more could you ask for as a Designer?

Focussing on their menswear lifestyle range design, from outerwear through to mid layers and basics, you'll design ranges with the needs and styling of your target consumer audience in mind.

You'll research trend and innovation across colour, materials and shape. In addition, your role as a Designer with this brand will include;-

 

  • Shop reports, trade shows and competitor analysis

  • Creation of colour palettes and mood boards in line with key territories

  • Fabric development with your sources

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

  • Development trips to the Far East (when able)

  • Presentations to internal and external stakeholders

  • Working with marketing teams 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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womenswear DESIGNER
fast fashion

MANCHESTER

£Competitive Salary!

This is a great chance to join the design team of this fast moving, trend forward Ladieswear supplier - we seek on their behalf a mid level, young fashion design specialist with ahead of the game trend interpretation ability.

Highly creative, ambitious and keen to progress, you will have optimum creative flair.

Your role as Womenswear Designer will involve;-

  • You'll take responsibility for the creation of the range in line with future trends

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

  • Creation of colour palettes and mood boards

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

  • Working with offshore sources on development

  • Work with your customers, your co designers and your sales team to create a cohesive range season to season with consistent product drops

  • This is an exciting opportunity offering a fantastic opportunity to develop your career in design!

  • This role will suit you if you're a mid level Ladieswear Designer looking to take on more responsibility with a co with sustainable values - a company who really do empower their team!

 

Get in touch with your current CV and work examples and we'll tell you more.

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JUNIOR WOMENSWEAR
DESIGNER

MANCHESTER

To £18,000

An excellent opportunity to join this design driven, trend forward Womenswear brand + supplier - we're working on their behalf to source an Entry Level / Junior Ladieswear Design specialist 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 Junior Womenswear 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 in mind

  • Creation of colour palettes and mood boards

  • Using Photoshop and Illustrator 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

  • This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career in design!

  • This role will suit you if you're a recent Fashion Design Graduate specialising in Ladieswear looking to kickstart your career with a co with sustainable values - a co who really do empower their team!

 

Get in touch with your current CV and work examples and we'll tell you more.

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creative pattern cutter atelier co-ordinator

LANCASHIRE

£EXCELLENT + GREAT PROSPECTS!

Fashion opportunities like this one don't come around very often!

We're seeking a Creative Pattern Cutter / Atelier Co-ordinator for a luxury design studio based in the North West of England.

Can you interpret design ideas and bring them to life via the creation of first patterns, technical design development and innovation?

Do you have experience of working in premium or luxury fashion, couture or high end atelier?

Working in direct partnership with the Creative Director to interpret their vision, your role will include;-

  • Manual pattern and sample cutting, both flat and 3D modelling

  • Creation of precise first patterns from inital prototype through to development patterns ready for production, as well as grading

  • Supporting your co team in the sampling process

  • Working closely with their sample machinist on construction techniques

  • Marker making, lay planning and costings

  • Assisting with the creation of tech packs

  • Problem solving in order to realise and achieve the desired final result

  • Pattern archive management and sample inventory tracking

  • Computer literacy in Adobe Illustrator and MS Excel is highly desirable

 

To find out more about this highly creative and incredibly rare opportunity, please apply with your current CV and examples of your work.

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DESIGNER- 
APPAREL GRAPHICS & PRINT

NW ENGLAND

To £30,000

A rare and exciting chance to join this established, design driven fashion business who seek an experienced fashion graphics / print specialist to join their design team.

 

With versatile handwriting across Womenswear and Childrenswear, you'll be working with well known High St and Supermarket customers, creating original artwork for garment decoration in the form of placement graphics, prints and embellishments for clothing.

 

In this newly created position, your role will involve;-

 

  • Working as part of a talented team of designers, you will be responsible for the creation of print and graphics 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 placement prints, repeats and logo's

  • You will understand different print techniques and be able to innovate when it comes to embellishments

  • 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 fashion business with a professional business culture and first class ethics when it comes to production and quality

  • Experience of graphic and print design for apparel is essential

  • 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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