Accessories Designer

SILK ROUTE RECRUITMENT
Leicester, UK
Posted 1 month ago
Full time

Company presentation

Our client is a major supplier of apparels and accessories to the high street. Due to strong growth, they are now seeking an experienced designer to join their growing accessories team.

Job description

The Role:
  • Conduct research, analyse competition and gather customer requirements to assist in the development of product strategy. Identify gaps in the current offering
  • Work with customer design teams to understand the needs of the customer with the aim to develop products to meet them
  • Ensure initial samples and critical path deadlines are met
  • Help in managing the product offer from factories in the far east
  • Develop a good understanding of  factories, mills in terms of their machinery, capabilities, prices, lead times and product offerings
  • Be responsible for working with fabric mills and sourcing fabric
  • Apply new printing/embellishment techniques

Profile

Accessories Designer- the person:

The ideal candidate will be:

- An experienced accessories designer with experience in both shapes and graphics (manipulation/placement), categories being hats, scarves, gloves, bags, shoes, socks, hair accessories across kids , womens' and mens' areas.

-Will have experience in commercial mainstream high street product areas

- From a supplier or a retailer with at least 2-3 years experience

If this sounds like you please apply with CV and portfolio.

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