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Senior Designer - Womenswear

Job Function:
Design
Location:
London
Job Type:
Permanent

Job Summary:

The primarfunction of this rolis to design ranges andevelop product for Debenhams Principles brand, across both short and long lead timesThiicompletewitclear understanding of the Debenhams customer, brand vision and to support the commercial targets of the organisation.

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Designing multi product areas for Principles brand, taking idea from concept, creating initial specifications through to production of initial samples
  • Has extensive experience in working directly with suppliers and briefing them to achieve on brand product collections
  • Completing regular research, pulling together themes and trends relevant to brand DNA and target customer
  • Ensures capability of team work on short turn around as well as forward planning ranges for future seasons
  • Works collaboratively with Creative teams in marketing to enhance customer experience online
  • Build and maintains close links with the buying and apparel design team
  • Is flexible regarding offshore travel when needed
  • Delivers results within specified time frames and thrives in a fast paced environment
Health & Safety:
  • Ensures that all employees within the department work in a safe manner
  • Fully understands the fire, emergency and health & safety procedures of the workplace
  • Ensures that all potential and real hazards are taken care of immediately and are reported appropriately.
  • Works in a safe and responsible manner, within the framework of legislation and workplace specific policies.
Miscellaneous:
  • Is an ambassador for the brand
  • Attends training, meetings and other events as requested by direct manager or senior management, including Head of Human Resources.
  • Assists colleagues by completing tasks outside own job role when requested, including supporting associated companies.
  • Maintains own working area in a professional and organised manner.
  • Always strives to improve the departments operation and increase knowledge of own and related job functions.

Due to the evolving nature of our organisation, this job description is not exhaustive. While this job description will breviewed and updated periodically, the job holder may from time to time be required to carry out tasks which are not detailed in this document.