Asst Buyer / Designer

Job Title: Asst Buyer / Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH8631_1549841320
Contact Name: Hayley Martin
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2019 10:28

Job Description


In this exciting role you will be working for one of Australia's leading retailers who have their finger on the pulse of fashion for young women within the lingerie, sleep & Loungewear sector. This is a great opportunity to continue developing your creative talent on these trend driven collections.

As the Assistant Buyer/ Designer you will support the Buyer in the lingerie category and be involved in the design process ensuring your flair for fashion, fabric and colours are utilised. Coming from a design / buying background you will combine strong garment construction knowledge with your ability to predict upcoming trends to assist in the development of seasonal concepts and adapt them in line with future trends.

A particularly organised approach is required to manage aspects of the design & development process including:

:: Select combinations of fabrics, colours and trims to complement the styles
:: Create and track purchase orders
:: Supervise production of sample garments
:: Request, maintain and track shipping samples
:: Liaise with overseas manufactures and suppliers
:: A thorough understanding of achieving financial targets such as sales, gross margin and stock turnover
:: Excellent supplier relationship, building and maintenance skills
:: Sound product knowledge skills
:: Involvement in the approval process (including garment fittings and fabrications)
:: Ability to multi-task and work under pressure

To be considered for this role you must have a minimum of two years experience within a retail buying role coupled with relevant tertiary qualifications and show an enthusiastic and proactive approach.

You will also be experienced in using both illustrator & photoshop.

Please note, only those applicants with relevant industry experience will be contacted in relation to their application.

To apply click APPLY NOW and attach a Word resume and your application will be directed to quoting S8631HM P-82235300

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