Senior Lingerie and Swimwear Designer

  • Job Reference: JR4237
  • Date Posted: 27 June 2018
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Design
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jo Raynor
  • Email:

Job Description

Our client is both a Lingerie and Swimwear Brand as well has having a strong private label business supplying key names on the High St. Due to continued business growth they are now looking for a senior lingerie design to join their team, based in South London. This could suit a designer with 3-5 years experience looking for the next step and has had some level of management experience. 

Senior Lingerie and Swimwear Designer- The Role:

  • The role reports into the Commercial Manager.
  • Support the Commercial Manager in the management of the team.
  • Create trend led, commercial product for their customers target audience.
  • Influence their retail customers making the business pivotal in their decision making process.
  • Create seasonal trend driven mood boards and design packs including print designs.
  • Present to internal team and customers.
  • Brief first samples.
  • Negotiate prices and ensure confirmed orders are received for designs.
  • Strong awareness of sales targets, working with the Commercial Director to ensure all targets are met.
  • Managing lab dips, strike offs and bulk fabrics.
  • Liaise with the "in-house" China team to ensure 1st samples and bulk fabrics are managed in line with critical path dates. 

Senior Lingerie and Swimwear Designer - The Candidate:

  • The candidate must have at least 3-5 years experience in a similar role working with the UK High St retailers.
  • Strong in print design as this a pivotal skill for their swimwear business.
  • Strong team player with the ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Able to prioritise, work to tight deadlines and able to stay positive and focused in a fast paced pressured environment.
  • Highly competent in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

Senior Lingerie and Swimwear Designer - The Package:

- Highly competitive package that reflects the position.

Please note that due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.