Womenswear Designer – Streetwear

South West London
Depending on experience

Create have teamed up with a family run streetwear/casual wear brand, who are viral sensations via social media. This influential family have taken Youtube by storm and have now created a clothing brand to do the same.

Job Description:

They are looking for a passionate women’s streetwear designer with previous experience working as a designer in young women’s fashion. This role will suite a talented designer with an eye for spotting new streetwear trends and experience working in a product development capacity. This person must be a team player, who is able to work with influencers and the brand founders, who will live and breathe their brand, helping to develop a strong aesthetic and direction for the product. The Women’s Streetwear Designer will report directly into one of the Founders in this family run business and will be responsible for a variety of design-oriented tasks, including the administration of the product development process. They are a hands-on, close-knit team, with an ambitious and fast-paced culture, looking for a creative and commercially minded individual who loves fashion, to join them. This position is based in Surbiton, South West London.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

• Researches/identifies key trends, shapes, fits, colour, fabrication, and newness for the customer
• Reacts to sales information and customer data to propose commercially relevant design ideas and concepts
• Advises on product direction, construction, key details, materials, branding and trims
• Creates mood boards
• Gains buy-in from the Team and relevant Influencers for new trends and product ideas
• Creates CADs of silhouettes, branding and graphics, as required
• Creates detailed tech packs and is able to manage the process of turning these into sample garments
• Acts as point of contact to manage outsourced design and graphics
• Communicates sampling and order details to suppliers
• Monitors and manages the product and design critical path, to ensure product deliveries meet deadlines
• Spots potential problems and advises regarding delays
• Seeks advice and acts accordingly to remedy problems in design and production
• Seeks and facilitates the approval from the Founders of component product parts
• Provides admin support for design, fabric, trim, lab-dip, strike-off and sample approvals
• Provides admin support for fit and quality approval processes
• Confirms and raises orders with suppliers

About you:

• A minimum of 5 years’ experience designing for an aspirational brand, preferably women’s streetwear
• Previous experience of womenswear fit, fabrics, branding and graphics
• Computer skills: competent use of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
• A fashion forward perspective
• A high level of attention to detail
• Strong time management
• The confidence to identify problems and make suggestions for improvement, seeking practical ways to overcome barriers
• The ability to understand the customer and clearly communicate ideas levelled at the customer


• Competitive salary

• 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays (pro rata)

• Hybrid working model – Office based for at least 3 days per week.

• Monday to Friday

• Flexible working hours

• Full-time, Permanent

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 chris@createrec.co.uk.

If this role interests you please click “Apply” alternatively please send your CV to chris@createrec.co.uk.