Knitwear Designer - Fashion

Posted a week ago by Page Personnel

Leeds, West Yorkshire

You will report into the Director you will be creating and developing original knitwear design ideas, concepts, embroideries, fabrications and seasonal themes.

Client Details

join a leading British Brand who designs and sells design led quality apparel & accessories in the Greater Leeds area


  • Creating and developing original knitwear design ideas, concepts, embroideries, fabrications and seasonal themes (including the assessment of trends, creation of mood boards and presenting these to key stakeholders)
  • Developing original themes for seasonal collections
  • Creating specs/tech packs for factories and liaising with our overseas factories
  • Assist the design process with the ability to use Photoshop and Illustrator at an intermediate level
  • Creating a design strategy, developing new concepts and product categories to support growth and expansion of the business. Finding new opportunities and ideas for growth
  • Regularly reviewing and reacting to the market and social trends to identify emerging product opportunities
  • Liaising and working with our sales agents to collect feedback on previous season designs, future development and prototypes
  • Carrying out sourcing and attending inspirational trips, both domestically and internationally
  • Create and manage the range plan for each collection
  • Manage the critical path and colleagues to ensure the critical path is maintained
  • Project manage any changes to the critical path internally and with our suppliers
  • Create the purchase orders for prototype and salesman samples


  • +3 years minimum background in Knitwear Design
  • Educated to degree level with a minimum 2.1 degree in Fashion or other related subject or equivalent practical attainment
  • Excellent CAD, photoshop and illustrator skills
  • Understand knit construction, gauge, yarn and stitch characteristics and production constraints
  • Knowledge of construction and manufacturing processes.
  • Creative and trend driven with a good eye for colour, print and detail
  • Attentive to detail with the ability to think creatively

Job Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Access to the company's discretionary benefits platform
  • 23 days + bank holidays
  • Performance related reviews with the view for career progression
  • Hours of work 8.30- 5.00 or 9.00-5.30
  • Free onsite parking

Knitwear Designer - Fashion

Knitwear Designer - Fashion

Knitwear Designer - Fashion

Contract Length:
Job Reference:
JN -032021-2177706_1617650444
Job ID:
Less than 10

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