Apparel Designer Vacancyadded Oct/2013
announcement by manufacturer
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.
£16 000 - £19 000 per annum, depending on skills and experience
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An apparel designer to support research, design and product development, and communicate with manufacturing partners.
- 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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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