Experienced Swimwear Designer

South Manchester

Competitive Senior Designer Salary

Our client is currently looking to offer a swimwear/beachwear range to their customer! Therefore we are looking for an experienced swimwear designer who can create beautiful designs in line with the ethos of the brand. Working alongside a large design and technical team we need a passionate, creative and trend lead swimwear designer.

Key Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Design experience within swimwear and a strong portfolio is essential.
  • Continually be aware of changing market trends both nationally and internationally especially 
  • Research product, shape, fabrics, trims and colour trends in the market, using a variety of resources e.g. comparative shopping, trade and fashion shows, online subscriptions and trend prediction agencies.
  • Have strong trend prediction abilities to propose colour palettes and trend reports.
  • Have a good understanding of fit and garment construction.
  • Have a good understanding of range building.
  • Present product in an organised and confident manner at internal design meetings
  • Create detailed tech packs to a good standard.
  • Work with garment technologists through the product fit process to ensure the integrity of the design aspect and performance standards are meet. 
  • Ensuring any changes are flagged up with the management team.
  • Working closely with the Sourcing / Technical Department to realise the vision of the brand.