Ladieswear Designer & Account Manager - Leicestershire

Ladieswear Designer & Account Manager - Leicestershire

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REF: 10926 HH
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Job Description

Ladieswear Designer & Account Manager

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Ladies Designer to join a well-established supplier to the UK high street. You will be focusing on the design and development of ladies knitwear for several reputable mid-market brands and retailers, and managing your own accounts.

You will be a Designer first and foremost but will have experience of managing your own accounts account management and merchandising skills. The role is to design across knitwear as well as some multi product jersey and woven. This is a great opportunity to take the next step in your career.

This is a family owned established fashion supplier; it is a fast moving role and you will be required to be very hands on. The company has great values and a friendly team who will help you to grow.

Ladieswear Designer & Account Manager - The Role:

  • Trend and market research
  • Design trend ladieswear (using CAD) and produce tech packs
  • Excellent yarn knowledge
  • Meet with customers and take briefs, present ranges
  • Manage customer expectations, approvals & deliveries
  • Manage critical path
  • Approve and manage tests / lab dips
  • Be a point of contact for your own customers

Ladieswear Designer & Account Manager - The Candidate:

  • Eye for fashion and ability to translate trends
  • Adobe Illustrator or equivalent CAD package knowledge is essential
  • Successful candidate must be fully fluent on Microsoft Office in particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of tech specs and garment construction is essential
  • Confident at presenting ranges
  • Able to work well in a team
  • Ability to update and work within the critical path
  • Must have excellent analytical and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of the Merchandising process would be desired

CVs without accompanying relevant artwork will not be considered.

Please submit via email a CV and a covering letter in a word document format stating current salary, together with separate examples of your design work in a PDF format (max. 5MB) to –

If the e mail address is not displayed in this advert, then please contact People Marketing directly on 0115 922 3335 quoting the job reference number, and we shall supply you with the correct address.

Please note that we cannot accept files in excess of 5MB.

We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

Please continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest.

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