Senior Designer

Job Title: Senior Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Terrigal, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH9795_1637041850
Contact Name: Nicole Goumal
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 16, 2021 16:50

Job Description

Senior Womenswear Designer

Our client is a global Womenswear brand, they blend classic, fashion forward pieces including elevated basics with bohemian detailing. Since their inception, their aim has been to provide size inclusive fashion basics for the modern bohemian. They seek to be an environmentally and socially responsible company; as such they are continually working towards providing the best clothing and accessories, with the least environmental and social harm possible.

The brand is looking for a unique Senior Designer with an in-depth understanding of brand and a keen eye for trends and a comprehensive understanding of the industry.

In this role, you are responsible for executing seasonal garment designs in keeping with the brand identity. Ensuring the successful translation of design concept through to SMS and then final handover to production. You will ensure all styles developed are in line with the seasonal creative brief, commercial fit standards, and financial objectives.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Design cohesively; ensuring each collection has a clear vision and identity that is consistently adhered to through all styles in the collection.
  • In coordination with the Creative Director, you will be responsible for planning, organising, and concept creation to deliver cohesive new collections in line with the brand's aesthetic.
  • Design and instruct CAD drawings with detailed aesthetics to support range collection.
  • Trend/colour/fabrication research appropriate for brand aesthetic.
  • Conducting market research to identify new trends, fabrics and techniques, and seeking
  • design inspiration.
  • Collaborating with team members to select seasonal themes, make edits to line, and create
  • new concepts
  • As required provide support to the Creative Director across all functions associated with the management of seasonal campaign shoots - including, model casting, location research, stylist bookings, and on the day planning, coordinating, and assistance
  • Conduct seasonal handovers to Production to ensure samples are fitted, altered, assessed, and handed over complete to ensure the product is produced in line with design vision.
  • Make strategic design decisions to ensure you are designing a balance of shapes suited to both our commercial and forward customers.

This position requires an applicant with skills in:

  • Applicants must have a minimum of 5-10-year experience, with a diploma in a relevant field, an optimistic and hard-working attitude, and a passion for the fashion industry.
  • Must have an understanding of the US and International Markets as well as Australia
  • Superior knowledge of design and garment construction
  • Must hold a degree or equivalent qualifications in Fashion Design
  • Must have excellent hand sketching as well as Photoshop, Illustrator skills or InDesign computer skills
  • Extremely well organized and efficient with excellent time management skills
  • Long-term position and growth opportunities for the right person

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 Nicole Goumal

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