Designer - Outerwear - Leeds

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Designer - Outerwear

Leeds

OBJECTIVES

  • To work within the Design team to achieve and maintain the highest level of design, service and quality for all our customers and suppliers to ensure standards are always met.
  • Build and maintain relationships with customers, factories and suppliers.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of our customers, suppliers and the industry in general.
  • Ability to think creatively and to push the boundaries to ensure newness is delivered every season

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Generate and maintain a high standard of design within the customer brief and completed within the deadlines.
  • Stay up to date with the latest trends and innovation.
  • Maintain design development from initial meeting with customer to order placement.
  • Co-ordinate with the sale team to ensure design fits within the required pricing structure.
  • Co-ordinate with the technical dept to ensure specs are a correct representation of the design.
  • General customer and supplier support and prompt resolution of queries.
  • Managing customers and factories queries.
  • Analysis of sales feedback from customers to ensure new designs are based on best sellers.
  • Research and exploration of new product opportunities.
  • Attending weekly job lists meetings.
  • Regular store visits/shop report.
  • Overseas travel when required

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent IT skills in Adobe
  • Excellent sense of fashion and skills in art, familiar with the babywear market.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a team and independently.
  • Ability to communicate with overseas factories in a clear and concise manner.
  • Positive attitude and approach.