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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