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Childrenswear Designer (TGS1582) – Up to £40k

Childrenswear Designer (TGS1582) – Up to £40k

  • Designers/Product Developers
  • Essex

Location: Essex

Type: Permanent

Industry: Childrenswear

Job Ref: TGS1582

The Company:

An established supplier of childrenswear to the high street are looking for an experienced Designer to join their busy team. You must have a childrenswear and babywear background working with both boys and girls products and be either graphic design or styling design led.

The Role:

  • Designing childrenswear /babywear (age range 0 years upwards, both boys and girls).
  • Stay upto date with babywear trends.
  • Generate and maintain a high standard of design within the brief.
  • Co-ordinate with the sales team and Technical team to ensure design and fits ate within the required specifications/costs.
  • Analyse sales feedback from  customers to ensure new designs are based on best sellers.
  • Create and send new sample request, line drawings, style details and artwork to the factories.
  • Supplying the factories with clear details and accurate artwork.
  • Checking and maintaining license portal websites including concept, strike-offs and sample uploads.
  • Checking approvals, initial samples/strike-offs/lab-dips/trim cards/PP samples.
  • Attending weekly meetings with suppliers and licenses.
  • Regular store visits.
  • Managing accounts including high street retailers/supermarkets.
  • Managing critical paths.
  • Liaising with factories in the Far East ensuring quality and deliveries are on time.
  • Presenting ideas to clients and buying teams.
  • Preparing briefs, technical packs and trend boards.
  • Market research.

Skills Required:

  • Experience of childrens/babywear both girls and boys.
  • Must have worked with high street retailers/ supermarkets.
  • Be either graphic design led, or styling led Designer.
  • A background in licensed goods is advantageous.
  • Exceptional communication, organisational and presentation skills.
  • Working knowledge of critical paths.
  • Experience of liaising with Far East on a daily basis.
  • Confident when designing on-trend commercial products from initial concept to final design.
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Previous management of high street/supermarket accounts.
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