Knitwear Designer | Collins McNicholas

Knitwear Designer

  • Reference: GY45741
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway, Mayo
  • Category: Marketing

With our client, we are looking for a clothing designer to join their team.

Responsibilites

  • To provide design support to new and existing knitwear products.

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  • To liaise and support Senior Management with the commercial Knitwear Design Strategy.

  • To travel on behalf of the Company to both domestic and international trade shows and exhibitions to research new samples, yarns, designs, suppliers, etc.

 

  • To ensure a strong a commercial focus within the design process with a view to maximising sales and profitability opportunities.

 

  • Plan, manage and actively participate in key calendar events, including Photoshoots, Story Boards, Brochures, Show Case.

 

  • Conceptualise and develop seasonal trends within the department as well as research development and finishes, washes and fabrics.

     

  • Work closely with the Stoll Programming Team with regard to technical design and samples.

 

  • Work closely with the Production Team on relevant design or quality issues that impact production. e.g, fits/measurements/yarn/

 

  • Work closely with the Sourced Product Team, ensuring a collaborative approach is considered and applied to decisions that impact the Business.

Skills/Experience

  • Minimum 3 years knitwear experience with fluent knowledge of illustrator and photoshop programs required.
  • Role holder must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and must be able to communicate comfortably, effectively and professionally at all levels in the Business.
  • Great attention to detail, strong planning and organisational skills and a focused approach required.
  • Third level qualification in related discipline required.

  • A strong understanding in emerging trends & genuine passion for the industry and product is a must.
  • Role holder must be able to work as part of team and in a standalone capacity in a fast paced, busy environment.  

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