Job Description

Working hours: Part Time

Working Place: Manchester, Lancashire, UK

Salary: Attractive Salary + Performance Based Incentives

The Company

We are a leading Fashion Accessories company, supplying over 3000 stockists in the UK & abroad including high street retailers and department stores.  With a strong reputation and growing recognition within the marketplace we offer superb opportunities for successful people.

We are market leading, Internationally-focused and ambitious business which has achieved impressive growth over the last few years. A change in strategy has led to the creation of ladies wear designer role. It’s a new and challenging role, Applicants must be enthusiastic and passionate about the ladies wear and design. Must be literate about the Photoshop or Illustrator.

The Role 

  • Design and develop commercial ladies wear ranges across all product areas, specially woven and knits
  • Experience designing Evening wear and Occasion wear ranges
  • Able to develop a unique brand identity and assist the process of brand creation.
  • Proactively identify the latest trends and translate into commercial designs.
  • Carry out trend research, attend trade fairs and provide reports of successful companies on the high street.
  • Source fabrics, prints and trims. Compile trend reports and mood boards to inspire the design team and buyers.

Position Requirement

  • Will have specialised in trend led women’s multi-product design.
  • Used to working in a fast paced design environment and taking responsibility.
  • Experience in managing the ranges from start to finish with clear understanding of customer demographics
  • Work closely with the sales team
  • An eye for identifying trends and translating into commercial designs.
  • Sound knowledge of garment construction and ability to put specs together.
  • Confident CAD skills. Experience in liaising with manufacturers and suppliers
  • Highly organised and driven by processes

How to apply

All interested candidates, please send your CV’s and cover letters to hr@dcbrands.co.uk.