Sock Designer

  • Job Reference: AW4613
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2020
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: East Midlands
  • 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 one of the leading manufacturers of Men's, Ladies, Children's and Babies socks and tights for major retail stores in the UK and Europe.  They are now looking for an experienced Sock Designer to join their business in the East Midlands.

Sock Designer - The Role

  • This is a key customer facing role to design and develop men’s, ladies and kids sock ranges for major UK high street retailers.
  • Responsible for trend forecasting (with access to WGSN)
  • Developing product from concept through sampling and to production dealing with Turkish office.
  • Maternity cover position for a minimum of 1 year

Sock Designer - The Candidate

  • Must have at least 5 years sock, knitwear or hosiery design experience
  • Commercial handwriting
  • Strong CAD skills - competent in the use of Adobe systems
  • Excellent presentation skills and confident with the customer
  • Able to multi-task and work to deadlines
  • Willing to travel both UK and overseas (Covid restrictions permitting)

Sock Designer - The Package

- Competitive salary DOE

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

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