Knitwear Designer

  • Job Reference: JR4141
  • Date Posted: 18 January 2018
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Design
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jo Raynor
  • Email: jor@uandirecruitment.co.uk

Job Description

Our client is a long established premium quality knitwear supplier to some of the worlds leading brands and retailers. This highly successful family business has a rare opportunity for a talented Knitwear Designer to join their busy team in Hong Kong. 

Knitwear Designer - The Role:

  • Building relationships with clients to constantly develop and create new, commercially viable product on a seasonal basis
  • You will be working alongside a Yarn Development team and the Design Room Manager as well as Designers in both Hong Kong and the UK, creating both interesting shapes and textures. 
  • Generating flat sketches and specs and ensuring garments are fit for production
  • Liaison with factories in China and Myanmar
  • Travel to SpinExpo and for comparative shopping 
  • This is an initial 2 year contract

Knitwear Designer - The Candidate:

  • At least 2 years of experience in a commercial Knitwear Design role.
  • Experience of working with UK retailers.
  • The ability to work with all types and gauges of ladies knitwear 
  • A strong work ethic and 'can do' attitude.
  • Must be able to communitcate with people at all levels and in a multicultural environment.

Knitwear Designer - The Package: 

  • Competitive salary, plus medical cover and pension, plus return flight back to UK (or equivalent)

Please note that due to the anticipated interest in this role only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.