Create have teamed up with a Luxury ready-to-wear fashion designer whose famous for creating striking brocade cocktail dresses and floor-sweeping lace gowns in vivacious prints and fine fabrics. They are in need of an experienced Knitwear designer to work in there East London studio. The successful candidate must also have strong technical knowledge.
Knitwear designer for both Men’s and Women’s collections.
Research and development of seasonal trends, attend yarn fairs for new developments of yarns.
Responsible for product development at all stages.
Development of design packs to be sent to manufacturers both home and overseas, includes sketching, artwork, knit charts, handknitting and crochet, swatching (machine knits), colourwork, embroidery and print layouts.
Document and preserve all illustrations, design layouts and developments for future reference, prepare all technical information for production of collection pieces.
Participate and attend fittings from prototype to finished collection samples.
Participate in final production fittings.
Must come from a similar role, with 3-5 years’ experience with luxury products ideally, and preferably exposure to broad product categories
This staff member needs to be highly detail oriented and well organized. The role requires being capable of working unsupervised in a fast paced environment and therefore requires strong common sense abilities
Must be able to work well within a team and be able to delegate in order to achieve deadlines
If you are interested in this role please submit your up to date cv including some and some examples of your designs.
Unfortunately, due to high volume of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted on this occasions.
If this role interests you please click “Apply” alternatively please send your CV to Sorcha@createrec.co.uk.