Buying
Location
London
Job Type
Permanent

About the Role

We are looking for a Senior Designer to join our ever expanding Karen Millen team. You will be responsible for designing and building ranges across product. Cares about sustainability and passionate about driving the area to a more sustainable level. Big picture thinker and confident at sharing ideas. Activity contributes to trend creation. Behaves as a brand ambassador.

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Deliver balanced and extensive design research e. g. using directional shopping, fabric fairs, catwalk awareness to create unique stand out product lines
  • Is able to monitor/ evaluate the commercial potential of designs within own area and can articulate key shapes and volume lines
  • Conduct regular visits to both Stores and Competition to increase market awareness
  • Responsible for creation of concept board/packs for design presentations ensuring all research/items are sourced to represent key messages
  • Create technical packs consistent for suppliers to translate. Wide technical knowledge utilised to support technical team to create best fit garments reflecting relevant blocks
  • Liaising with peers within the Buying and Merchandising teams to fully support the overall delivery of a profitable and commercial range whilst helping to drive a wider awareness of trend and innovation through the business
  • Adheres to the brand CP and departmental deadlines to ensure your product is available for all key meetings and deadlines
  • Travel to our supplier bases for seasonal sourcing of key fabric and new opportunities and ideas
  • Take ownership of category, ensuring your product is available for all look book / campaigns and ecom shoots
  • Flexibility to travel locally and off shore when required.

About The Candidate

  • An innovative thinker, who models the way forward and helps drive category
  • Confident established communicator
  • Be an expert in your field
  • Manage, motivate and develop any direct reports
  • Influential and persuasive able to inspire
  • Proactive individual with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Efficient and organised
  • Demonstrates ownership and accountability for their role, their team and their results.

The Exciting Part:

We know that as a company we are only as good as the people that we employ. We know our employees work tirelessly to make boohoo the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Company shares schemes - including a ' Save As You Earn' scheme
  • 40% staff discount
  • Monthly social events (including pay day drinks, Employee Appreciation Day etc.)
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • The opportunity to work in a company that encourages engagement and growth!

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