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Designer Denim & Jerseywear/Knit (Woman)

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Designer Denim & Jerseywear/Knit (Woman)

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Designer Denim & Jerseywear/Knit (Woman)

Posted onJuly 22, 2016byadmin

Our very successful and fast growing client provides their customers with apparel and acessories that are consistently hip, chic and glamorous.

We are looking for a  Designer Denim & Jerseywear/Knit (Woman). He/she is going to work hand in hand with the Owner/Head Designer for Women & Kidswear. The purpose of this position is to develop all Jeans, Knitwear and Jersey categories.

We are looking for a very flexible young mindset who brings all of her/his creativity, innovation and passion. Somebody who can 100% identify with the style and taste of the brand. Being able to manage a high work load and deliver under high pressure, remaining calm and focussed.

Your tasks and the requirements

  • You will be responsible for the overall creation and development of the Denim, Knitwear and Jersey collection from trend search, collection development to the showroom.
  • You will work in very close collaboration with the owner and Head of Design to interpret/realize their ideas. At the same time you are a very experienced designer who can independently follow the design cycle from A-Z.
  • You will head the collection development with conceptualizing and sketching, prepare design sheets, select yarns and trims, brief purchasing, reviewing proto samples, supervise fittings.
  • You bring in a network of Italian and other suppliers. 100% of the product is made in Italy for knitwear categories. For Denim, 50% of the product is made in Italy, 50% made in Turkey.
  • Your assistant will support you in this process and also with the drawing. You can hand draw yourself.
  • You will handle 2 main collections/year (ca. 150 styles/SKUs). Plus 2 pre-collections with ca. 100-120 style each. (pieces per collection: 45  Denim: trousers, jackets, shirts, dresses;  Knitwear: 45;  Jogging: 60 pieces;  T-Shirt/T-Shirt dresses: 60).
  • You have a superb feeling for fashion trends and international tastes.
  • You have a degree in fashion design (or similar).
  • You bring at least 5 years experience in a senior women’s designer role  for the requested categories.
  • You possess strong organizational skills, are used to working in a fast moving environment.
  • You are solution oriented and can elegantly move in an international team.
  • You bring flexibility, enthusiasm and team spirit.
  • You are fluent in English and Italian.
  • You appreciate a family run business, which has grown very fast and still has start up character.
  • Very important is that you bring in either experience in luxury or modern lifestyle brands.  The products will be created for a modern woman with a self-confident and extrovert approach to life.
  • You must be very good at using Photoshop and Illustrator

As the brand is a high end glamourous luxury, our client is looking for somebody who matches these characteristics and can represent this young brand.
If you feel ready and qualified for this extremely nice challenge, kindly send your cv and some of your looks to Mirko Tagliabue: mirko@ubinternational.ch.
The cover letter and cv should be submitted in English. Please kindly understand that we will only answer to applications that fulfill the job requirements.

Job Location: Lugano

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