Knit Designer - Premium Brand
24 Seven UK - London, South East , United Kingdom
We are currently seeking an experienced designer for the role of Knitwear Designer. The Designer will be responsible for designing a Knitwear range, reporting to Creative Director.
To be considered for the role you must have 4+ years design experience in women’s knitwear design. Ideally some experience the luxury, & premium sectors. Some high street experience is beneficial but not necessary. 2 years experience or interest in men’s knits a bonus. In addition you must possess the following key skills and experience:
Experience with Knitwear Factories – Experience with HK / China factories a plus.
Modern Strong eye for Trend, Colour, Yarns in line with Creative & Brand Direction
Experience working with show collection a plus, a minimum 4 years experience of spec’ing, techpacks, fitting.
Technical understanding of Knitwear construction and innovation
Ability to create and contribute strong concepts in keeping the brand direction whilst maintaining an eye for contemporary Knits, Yarns and trends;
Highly proficient at sketching (computer or hand), and technical specifications;
Proficient at Photoshop, Illustartor and InDesign;
proven track record of commercial and editorial design success;
ability to work quickly and comprehensively, generating a high output of creative designs in a fast paced environment;
highly detail orientated; and
a Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design (or equivalent). A Masters degree in Knitwear ideal.
experience working with both wholesale and retail channels a benefit
The Designer responsibilities include:
presenting ideas and concepts to Creative Director, clients and business partners;
ensuring the quality of output for all creative work produced from concept to production sealer
adopting a ‘hands-on’ approach to concept and design to product development and finished product
being team player and role model to rest of team; fostering an inspiring and positive culture;
developing designs using sketching, illustration, by hand , digital and/or print mediums;
liaising with the Business partners (ie production, tech) to ensure resources are available; and
being a brand ambassador.
- Employment type: Full Time
- Job function: Diploma
- Salary: Market related