Fashion Product Designer

Location
England, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
£23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
22 Jun 2018
Closes
20 Jul 2018
Ref
13930388/001
Contact
Rebecca Jess
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


My client are looking for a talented Fashion Product Designer to join their growing team in Newcastle. They are looking for candidates who are well rounded designers, have a passion for design and branded products along with a Bachelors Degree in Fashion, product or industrial design.

Client Details

My client are a growing organisation in Newcastle upon Tyne within the textiles/ retail industry

Description

The key responsibilities of the Fashion Product Designer include:
  • Develop collaborative products with brand partners from concept to final production
  • Sketch product designs and produce line art to communicate design concepts, including multiple views and details as necessary in both 2D and 3D
  • Present design / concept boards to communicate design and ideas around projects
  • Create supporting artwork that illustrates design concepts and tells stories to the consumer
  • Work with the business and brand partners to understand market needs and design to product briefs
  • Be aware of key deadlines and launch dates to ensure key milestones are achieved
  • Manage multiple projects at various stages in the process, ensuring the smooth movement of work flow through the product design process
  • Keep up to date of market trends and consumer needs
  • Create and maintain all art files
  • Select colour, materials and components used in product designs and understand the impact of choices on costing and overall design aesthetic
  • Create tech packs and other materials to hand-off to brand partners for sample manufacturing
  • Attend and contribute in sample review sessions
  • Work to tight deadlines and deliver outcome on time


Profile

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experiences:
  • Bachelors degree in fashion, product or industrial design (or similar degree within the arts)
  • Advanced level Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Product Design-focused and trend aware with keen interest in branded products
  • Footwear and apparel design experience preferred
  • Strong communication, organisational and presentation skills
  • Ability to receive design critique and respond with multiple solutions
  • Understanding of materials and their application to footwear and apparel designs
  • Understanding of material development processes and construction
  • Passionate and driven individual, who can demonstrate their enthusiasm for product design and an active interest in footwear
  • Ability to respond quickly to multiple projects with strong time management skills
  • Confident, personable and a team player
  • Excellent product and industry knowledge
  • Strong team player as well as ability to work independently
  • Experience in fashion image making welcome


Job Offer

Excellent opportunity for a Fashion Product Designer, with a salary up to £25k DOE.

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