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Specialist Knitwear Designer (Menswear)

Our client is recruiting for an experienced Specialist Knitwear Designer with a passion for true knitwear to join an established supplier working with a mix of retailers & brands.

Main Job Responsibilities:

– You will identify and translate the must have trends for fast fashion men’s knitwear

– Account Management

– Liaise with customers, attend presentations as and when required

– Understand garment construction and production constraints

– Produce detailed tech packs and liaise with suppliers & factories confidently

– Develop new trims and fabrics with fads and fast fashion in mind

– Identify and update bestsellers to drive repeat business

– Working closely with Far East factories on new design and fabric techniques

– You will travel overseas when required as well as comp shop trips

Required Candidate Skills:

– Commercial knitwear design experience

– Excellent knowledge of yarns, knit gauges and structures

– Highly creative and trend driven with a true connection to knitwear design

– Excellent CAD skills ideally with Photoshop and Illustrator

– Must be able to work in a fast paced fashion environment

– Good understanding of garment construction and in particular knitwear manufacturing methods

– Able to work on their own and take initiative and work as part of a team

Location: Manchester

Hours: Mon – Fri (9am – 5pm)


To apply: Forward your CV following the apply link in either Word or PDF format

Please Note: due to the volume of applications being received we can only respond to those offering the relevant experience as outlined in the advert.

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Job Reference: 49455_1547204544

Salary: Negotiable

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date: Immediate or ASAP

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