Summary of main purpose of the job: To work in conjunction with other category designers and buyers to create a collection for a category and to follow the product through to Final Production Standard sample stage.
Experience level/Qualification level: Degree or equivalent in Fashion based subject. Experience at Designer/Junior Designer level.
Responsible for the design of garments for all phases and seasons Create colour palette for the range Colour up garments to presentation and Factory Pack standard Create Factory Packs to forward to Factories for creation of garment samples Present ranges to team and CEO for sign off and adjustments Research themes and directions for following collections Create and present trend packs, Mood Boards and forecasts for following seasons.
Knowledge of garment construction, treatments and fabrics. Good knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop. Indesign and Illustrator). Ability to draw garments clearly and accurately. Understanding of colour stories and levels. Ability to convey designs from paper to 3D design. Good Knowledge of Factory processes. Creative and able to convey vision of Fat Face Brand. Demonstrate knowledge of trend within the market place. Articulate current and future trends for category.
Presentation Skills. Ability to communicate with externals and Senior Management. Good research skills. Ability to organise and prioritise workload.