Designer

Liverpool

Job Details

Location

Knowsley Head Office

Contract Type

Fixed Term

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

Competitive Salary plus Benefits

Closing Date

11/03/2018 23:45

About the Role

As our Ladies Jersey Designer, you'll act as a key support for the Design Manager managing, designing and developing ranges, driving product and 'key looks' that reflect the current market and Matalan’s customers.

  • Undertake factory visits and attend Trade and Trend shows, providing detailed feedback to the Buying teams
  • Regularly complete directional and competitive shopping trips both in the UK and abroad, producing full reports and feedback to the wider business.
  • Managing and developing the company ‘key looks’, liaising with suppliers on trends and design details
  • Work closely with Retail and Marketing to ensure these ‘looks’ and messages are conveyed to the customer. 
  • Review design ranges to ensure the 'balance' of the colour palette is continually reflected and will take responsibility for the development of the seasonal colour palettes and colour palette direction.
  • Active role in the management of the team, addressing any issues such as the content of design packs and advising on any technical information required

This role is offered on a temporary basis to cover a period of maternity leave.

About You

  • Experienced Jersey Designer with a strong proven background working within Ladieswear.
  • Ability to use InDesign, Adobe CC Illustrator & Photoshop programmes to an advanced level
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to deliver high quality work to tight deadlines, managing a demanding and varied workload
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate successfully at all levels
  • Experience of presenting to Senior Management

About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is a family retail business that is proud to serve its customer excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, collaborative, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.

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