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Senior Fashion Designer Expired

HAL/AR/059316

Additional Resources

London

Manufacturing

Permanent | Full Time

ASAP

18/08/2022

18/09/2022

Senior Fashion Designer

Location: London (Hackney Wick)

Salary: +pound;40k to +pound;50k (flexibility for the right candidate) + Excellent Benefits

The Client:

Our client is an independent ethical fashion label redefining streetwear for a new generation. Rising onto the UK streetwear scene with explosive impact over the last couple of years, the company has created its own space within the current cultural sphere. Built from the ground up with a fierce community at its core, the business continues to elevate and recognise its greater purpose with people driving the brand from both the inside and out. The brand is now looking for like-minded, ambitious individuals to join the quickly expanding collective.

The Role:

Manage and coordinate a growing design team to ensure exceptional product and timely delivery is continually achieved

Ideate and design conceptual and groundbreaking, graphic led concepts based on a phenomenal understanding of streetwear style

Responsible for developing collections that align with the brands strong design identity and vision

Constantly push creative boundaries (while maintaining and establishing the brands identity), leading the team to generate innovative designs that connect with the brands audience in new ways

Push design innovation, whilst accounting for factory capabilities and target price points

Working closely with the technical and graphic designers to ensure that they support the execution of all designs and to ensure that the manufacturing partners can produce them as intended

Liaising with production coordinator to ensure feedback from factories is noted and addressed in a timely manner

Support design and production team by maintaining and improving workflows and best practices

Technical Skills:

High level of skill within print and graphic design

Excellent knowledge of garment construction, from spec+rsquo;ing/measuring garments for development to full technical packs

Excellent sketching and CAD design skills

Strong knowledge of jersey washes and print techniques

Experience with fitting jersey garments

Strong proficiency in adobe packages including photoshop, illustrator and InDesign

Ability to translate inspiration and ideas into unique product opportunities

Must-Have:

A genuine passion and immense knowledge of streetwear

Positive attitude and the ability to keep up with a fast-paced environment

Able to take constructive feedback, to learn and grow with the brand

A love for the brand and understanding of their mission

Minimum of 5 years experience within a design role

Experience working in a fast-paced, creative environment, with a record of delivering successful projects in a timely manner

A creatively minded person with an eye for detail and the ability to guide designers and artworkers with their community and brand vision in mind

Highly organised, self-sufficient with an ability to prioritise and drive multiple projects simultaneously

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written

In Return:

A friendly and supportive culture

Vibrant creative studio with a fully stocked kitchen

Annual leave accrual

Paid birthday day off

Generous discount

Best friend and family discount

Weekly social events

Studio located in East London with great transport links

Pension scheme

If you want to work for one of the best companies whose staff retention speaks for itself then please forward your CV + prior to applying for this opportunity, please ensure your CV details all relevant experience.

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