Assistant Designer

Assistant Designer


Are you a Designer specialising in Knitwear? I am looking for an Assistant Designer for a supplier based in Hinkley, Leicester. My client specialises in seamless, luxurious knitwear for premium and specialist brands ensuring maximum comfort with minimum waste.

I am now seeking a fantastic Assistant Knitwear Designer to join the team with commercial handwriting, passionate about knitwear and a team player.

Your responsibilities will include:
* Working with the Senior Designer to deliver a high quality of work to clients.
* Working closely with clients to meet deadlines and design briefs.
* Have the opportunity to travel to yarn shows, shopping trips, customer meetings and
Spinning Mills.
* Research and communicate the latest trends, colours, yarns.
* Working with the merchandise team to order yarn for sampling.
* Commercial awareness when speaking with clients.
* Awareness of yarn counts, fibres and qualities.
* Creating design boards for customers.
* Creating costing sheets for new samples
* Swatch development and new yarn development.
* Creating workbooks from scratch and deliver tech packs for the factory to follow.
* Creating workbooks for size sets/ graded specs ready for production in the factory.

About you:
* Minimum 1 years’ experience within Knitwear industry
* Great attention to detail
* Strong commercial awareness and an understanding of garment construction
* Knitwear knowledge
* Love working in a fast-paced environment.
* Experience in producing tech packs, fitting garment and issuing comments.
* Good communication skills
* Degree in fashion design or knitwear design
* Highly organised person with ability to multitask.
* Ability to CAD

* 32 days holidays including bank holidays.
* 2-week July shut down holiday
* Flexible hours
* Early finish at 1pm on a Friday!

If you are excited to work with Italian yarns, luxurious blends and developing high quality garments please apply using the link below or contact Akshi Kular on 01628 600780 for more information.

Mandeville is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for this position, please apply online below or alternatively call us on +44 (0)1628 600770 to discuss your suitability.

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