Designer / Buyer
Job Ref : HKTSX2210/AA-KC
Belfast, Co. Antrim
Established for over 90 years, our client is a reputable fashion house of menswear brands, designed in-house and manufactured offshore, with links to retailers in the UK, ROI and Europe. The company has a strong brand portfolio and is recognised for its outstanding customer service and high levels of quality.
They are now seeking a Designer / Buyer to join their team on a full time basis.
– Excellent salary DOE
– Bonus scheme
– Contributory pension scheme
If you’ve got experience of creating garment collections and sourcing and selecting fabric, trims and accessories, this is the ideal opportunity to drive your fashion career forward with a highly regarded menswear brand.
You’ll have the chance to utilise your creative flair and play a key role in the co-ordination and launch of new seasonal collections.
So, if you want to be exposed to some of the most sought-after fabrics and accessories the fashion industry has to offer and work at an international level to create incredible clothing ranges, this is the role for you.
As a Designer / Buyer, you will review trends for each season through extensive research and develop comprehensive seasonal range plans in order to produce both trend-driven and classic garments.
Your role will fall into two main sections: new collections, which will involve dealing with all aspects of new clothing lines including fabric samples and having input into the design process; and bulk production, which involves co-ordinating the buying activities for each season.
To be considered as a Designer / Buyer, you will need:
– At least two years’ experience in a similar field
– A degree level qualification (or equivalent) in fashion or a design related subject
– A-Levels (or equivalent)
– CAD skills
– A valid international passport and the ability and willingness to travel as required
– A flexible approach to time demands
Other companies may call this role Purchaser, Clothing Designer, Apparel Buyer, Garment Buyer, Garment Designer, Procurement Executive, Garment Procurement Executive, Fashion Buyer or Fashion Designer.
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