Lifestyle Multi Product Designer

  • Job Reference: JS4747
  • Date Posted: 27 August 2021
  • Recruiter: u&I Search Ltd.
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Design
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
  • Email: joannes@uandisearch.com

Job Description

 

The Company

Our client is an established lifestyle clothing brand who are looking for an established Designer working across multiple product categories.  The Designer is responsible for designing premium quality products on time and in line with agreed strategy for each product, ensuring maximised profit margins and adhering to brand and quality standards throughout. 

Lifestyle Multi Product Designer - The Role:

Responsible for delivering compelling, consumer led products and ranges, driving product aesthetics to the highest level while retaining commercial viability and required performance attributes. 
Working to exceed the brand and quality expectations of our customers is the key focus of your role
Responsible for conceptualizing and delivering market leading performance products from the briefs, utilising our brand five pillars of protective, lightweight, packable, easy-care and versatile, as appropriate and relevant to the range, category, style and end use
Deliver designs and explore potential opportunities that are underpinned by our consumer research data and direction
Research and present upcoming market trends, technologies, fabrics, colour and trim to identify opportunities relevant to our product direction
Present concepts, design inspiration and details, fabric and trim information in a clear, concise and professional manner at all stages of the process from seasonal kick-off through to design reviews, proto reviews, range reviews and range launches to the wider business teams such as Marketing and Retail
Research and propose appropriate materials, trims and technologies for your allocated styles and their end use
Support on delivering the seasonal creative and colour direction across the product range, in line with consumer expectations and seasonal business plan
Support on creating and presenting mood and design boards for each season showcasing colour, fabrics, trims and new technologies
Inspire creativity within the team and explore new concepts that expand on our brand defining products and technologies
Think innovatively at all stages of the creative, design and development process

Lifestyle Multi Product Designer - The Candidate:

Educated to degree or similar qualification in Apparel or Product Design 
Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role and/or business
Knowledge and understanding of technical apparel and sportswear a must have
Commercial awareness of designs, their role in the range and cost implications
Ability to work on multi-product categories from technical waterproofs and jackets, fleece, mid-layer, shirts, trousers and accessories 
Experience and knowledge of print techniques a benefit
Willingness to learn and be curious about our consumers, their activities and the product end use
Knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Outdoor and Travel activities is a benefit
Must be fluent in Adobe creative suite. Strong understanding of Microsoft office, and Powerpoint
Ability and willingness to travel within UK, EU and Asia a must have
Passionate about all aspects of design, creativity and innovation
Self motivated and wanting to learn and develop skills and knowledge 

Lifestyle Multi Product Designer - The Package:

Competitive salary

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