Our client, a highly recognised fast fashion retailer, is looking for a Footwear Designer to join their large team!
You will be responsible for designing footwear based on briefs, working to tight deadlines and conducting market research to react to the fast changes within fashion.
Work alongside the Design Manager.
Interpret fashion trends, colour trends, garment commodity knowledge and apply to the high street.
Liaising with the buying team, suppliers and other departments on a regular basis in terms of fabric, design, shapes, colours and policies etc. is a given.
Regularly present clearly and concisely on trends through photos, drawings and samples to suppliers and the wider team.
Ensuring that critical paths, sales and reports are monitored and all details regarding measurements and phasing in of products are meet.
Researching and designing a commercial range of merchandise in order to maximise sales and profitability and to ensure the timely and correct handover dates of products.
Design footwear based on briefs with innovative and commercial concepts and work to tight margins.
Liaise and work with Development team and supplier factories (mainly in the as and when required.
Present seasonal concepts and articulate product information to the business.
Prepare materials and samples for presentations.
Key Requirements: -
Minimum 3+ years’ experience with a fast fashion retailer.
Aware of current and upcoming trends, colours, fabrics and shapes.
real team player.
Fully understand how a shoe is constructed and have experience of designing in house.
Creative flare and commercially aware.
Due to the anticipated interest in this role, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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