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Premier Post - Apparel Designer Vacancy

georgina - on 30 Oct 2013
timfishdesign is an award winning design consultancy specialising in the design and development of outdoor and sports products. We have a full-time vacancy for an apparel designer. A key aspect of the role will include working on Moon Climbing clothing.

The start date is January 2014 or earlier.

Salary Range
16 000 - 19 000 per annum, depending on skills and experience

Please see more at
http://www.timfishdesign.co.uk
http://www.moonclimbing.com

Job Purpose
An apparel designer to support research, design and product development, and communicate with manufacturing partners.

Key Accountabilities

  • Range planning and development
  • Conceptual design work
  • Creation of presentation work for internal meetings and client
  • Creation of packages / artwork to specify initial designs to outsourced manufacturers / client - including technical specifications
  • Creation of packages / artwork to specify changes to outsourced manufacturers / client - including technical specifications
  • Creation of sewn mock ups and samples of ideas
  • Other sales, technical and/or development projects and support as required by timfishdesign


Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • Ability to produce concepts and colour boards, and capacity to design and follow the development process through to finished product
  • Trend awareness, fabric proposals, customer profiling
  • Experience of apparel design, construction and production including creation of technical specification packs with measurement and construction details
  • Technical knowledge of pattern cutting and garment construction
  • Computer literacy Adobe Creative Suite - InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator MS Office - Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication standard
  • Ability to self-start and work independently
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and multi-task
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Commitment to teamwork

  • Desirable Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience of factory communication and liaison
  • Experience of bag design and construction
  • Experience of size grading
  • Active interest in outdoor sports

  • Closing date: Monday 25 November 2013
    Short listing: Thursday 28 November 2013
    Interviews: w/b 02 December 2013

    Please request application packs from hello@timfishdesign.co.uk

    Applications are welcome in digital or hardcopy format.

    Posted applications should be sent to Keriana Tracey, timfishdesign, Unit 3 Harland Works, John Street, Sheffield, S2 4QU.

    Emailed applications should be sent to hello@timfishdesign.co.uk

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