Junior Designer - Men's Outerwear

  • Job Reference: AW4632
  • Date Posted: 28 January 2021
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Exeter
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Design
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Angela Wilkinson
  • Email: angelaw@uandisearch.com

Job Description

The Company

Our client is a menswear brand with an incredibly diverse range of outerwear and military inspired fashion who are seeing rapid brand growth. As a result they are now looking to recruit a talented and driven Junior Designer, who has a passion for creating both functional and fashionable garments. This role is based in their brand new, state of the art offices in Exeter.


Junior Designer - The Role:

  • Working closely with the Design Manager on a range of product spanning uniforms to high fashion.
  • Liaise with customers, when required and build strong relationships working with their requirements to achieve the desired end result.
  • Work with the manufacturing factories as and when required.
  • Develop commercial casual outerwear clothing ranges to enhance new business opportunities and maintain existing business.
  • Review & challenge briefs from customers & commercial teams.
  • Create in-depth tech packs and specifications of all designs that are to be sampled.
  • Carryout relevant trend research, present to senior members of the team and customers.

Junior Designer - The Candidate:

  • The successful candidate must have a strong understanding of garment construction and woven fabrics.
  • Experience in outdoor sports and/or menswear design is essential and knowledge of outerwear and jackets would be a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent CAD skills in Illustrator and Photoshop
  • The ideal candidate must have good communication skills with the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have a good creative, yet commercial eye.
  • Experience of creating commercial products for either a technical brand, the High Street or workwear.
  • Must be innovative and able to problem solve, be adaptable as well as work in a fast paced and pressured environment.
  • Able to work as part of team as well as showing own initiative.

Junior Designer - The Package:

- Dependent on experience


Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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