Apparel Designer Vacancy

added Oct/2013
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timfishdesign logo, 9 kbtimfishdesign 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

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

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



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