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Designer

Job Details

Location
St Pauls
Salary
$100000 per annum
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
BH-12290
Posted
about 2 months ago
Client Details
 
Launching its first lifestyle brand over thirteen years ago the business has had impressive growth and launched two further brands. The products are designed locally and sourced globally, with two seasons produced every year.  The brands are across fashion, accessories and homewares providing a one stop shop of unique, comfortable and affordable products to 550 independent retailers across ANZ and the UK. In addition, the brands are stocked in 35 major retail stores.
 
Job Description
 
  • Newly created role reporting to the Creative Director
  • 3 iconic lifestyle brands
  • Great culture in a privately held growing business
  • Alexandria location
 
Would you like to be a key part of a privately owned business who launched their first fashion brand in 2008? This role would see you report directly to the Creative Director and Founder to grow the brands and ranges. This opportunity is as much about development of fashion as it is about design, working collaboratively to produce lifestyle products at home, at work and on vacation. This amazing team are drawn together by the lure of effortless designs that their customers can wear and enjoy every day.
 
Key requirements will be:
 
  • Keep up to date with emerging fashion trends as well as general trends relating to fabrics, colours and shapes
  • Understanding garment structure
  • Work closely with the Creative Director to create 2 seasonal collections each year across the 3 brands.
  • Work with retail buyers, to develop products to meet their briefs
  • On an ongoing basis liaise and review products to ensure designs suit the customer, market demand and can be produced at the right price points
  • Be across all channels to source, select and identify product ideas
  • Adapt existing designs for production, working closely with the production department
 
 
The Successful applicant will possess the following: 
  • You will have an existing track record of apparel design, development or come from a buying background
  • You will be able to able to demonstrate creativity, innovation, and flair within a commercial fashion background
  • Ability to create eye-catching commercial designs across a range of demographics
  • The ability to generate ideas and concepts by using your initiative
  • A proactive approach to identifying trends
  • Interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills
  • Great organisation and time management skills
  • Commercial awareness and business orientation
  • Passion and the willingness to go the extra mile
 
 
Salary package in line with responsibility.