Menswear Designer

Manchester City Centre – Office based ( no hybrid )

Salary dependant on experience

Menswear Designer

Having launched in 2020 this brand group is experiencing rapid growth and is now looking for a new multi-product apparel designer with relevant industry experience to join the team.

The designer for this brand must have an in-depth knowledge in multi-product apparel design across all categories. They must be comfortable developing new shapes and leading fits, working closely with the product development team. Strong graphic design skills are also required, as well an understanding how to apply graphics to apparel through print techniques, applications, fabric and trim development.

You will produce and present relevant market research, current trends and inspiration and with guidance from the Head of Design translate this into commercial collections. Identifying new key trends that are relevant for the brand is a key part of the role. Experience in garment construction is equally important as is an interest in streetwear culture. You will be reporting into the Head of Design working closely with a team of designers, product developers and brand directors.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Research new colours, trims and fabrics, producing mood boards
  • Produce sketches, technical drawings and tech packs in adobe illustrator with a high attention to detail
  • Confidently present in front of brand directors
  • Handover tech packs to the product development team, ensuring that key design details are translated
  • Ensure key deadlines are met

Experience Required

  • Ability and know how to create exciting multi product seasonal collections in line with research and direction provided, from concept through to production
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of current and past streetwear trends
  • Ideally educated to a degree level in fashion design
  • Immersed in style and culture
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong communication skills