Ladies Footwear, Bags and Accessories Designer

Competitive depending on experience
28 Sep 2016
26 Oct 2016
Paul Jones
Contract Type
Full Time
Established in 2007 in the UK, the market leading company is a directional, young, fashion brand for women. They are inspired by the world around us; its people and places, vintage and new. Equally influenced by designer catwalks and adventurous street style, they provide a forward take on global trends with ready-to-wear clothing, accessory and shoe collections.

Working on a short order basis, we respond quickly to market demand by controlling all aspects of the supply chain from design through to distribution. With an influx of transitional styles, season ranges and injection collections dropping throughout the year, the company fulfils an insatiable desire for trend-led, affordable fashion.

To contribute to our continued growth and success, a great opportunity has arisen for a Ladies Footwear, Bags and Accessories Designer to join our team based in Manchester.

The Role

Working in the forefront of a dynamic team, this Footwear, Bags and Accessories Designer will be responsible for:
  • Research and identification of key seasonal trends for footwear and accessories
  • The continuous supply of newness and innovation for commercial products
  • Leading the design process from initial concept to the final product
  • Responding energetically to the current market and trends
  • Attending sourcing trips for fabrics, trims and hardware
The Person

The successful candidate will be working within a fast paced environment and so this role would suit a self-motivated and energetic team player. To be considered for this position you must possess the following key skills and experience:
  • Previous experience designing both footwear and accessories, ideally within a fast paced environment
  • A thorough and constantly maintained knowledge of catwalk and high street trends as well as fast, young, fashion.
  • Excellent knowledge of materials and footwear construction
  • Creative yet commercially minded
  • A young, fresh, directional yet commercial 'handwriting'
If you have a genuine passion for fashion and are interested in this vacancy for a Ladies Footwear, Bags and Accessories Designer, please apply by submitting your CV, cover letter and 2 examples of work.



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