Design Manager - Wales

Ref: 24 Date Posted: Monday 11 Jan 2021
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Design Manager

South Wales

A leading supplier of Ladieswear is looking for a Design Manager to work across jersey ,woven and knitwear working with several large retailers in the UK. This role will require someone with management experience of a small team of designers and a proven track record working in a fast-paced supplier background who is looking for a new opportunity to join my client a successful established company

You should have a commercial eye, excellent communication skills, and be confident with presenting to Buyers, you will be a Senior Designer looking for progression or at Design Manager level already

Main Duties and responsibilities will include

  • Complete trend research, design and develop ranges working with the overseas factories and present and sell the ranges to the customers.
  • Ability to create bestselling ranges and be hands-on with trends
  • Set up and attend meetings with buyers
  • Required to work in a fast-paced environment, high volume design/development
  • Sourcing of new fabrics and trims

Person Specifications :

  • Design Management experience across ladies jersey, woven and knit
  • Previous supplier background
  • Good understanding of garment costing
  • Demonstrate longevity in your design career
  • Excellent communication at all levels along with, time management and organisational skills