Maternity cover – Designer and Garment Technologist

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Piccalilly is one of the UK’s bestselling organic kidswear brands. We design, manufacture (off-shore), import and export our own bright colourful and beautifully designed organic clothing using a transparent supply chain from field through to factory using GOTS certified organic cotton and other eco-friendly fabrics. Piccalilly launched to trade in 2006 and now has over 400 stockists in the UK, Europe and Worldwide. We are looking for a very special person to come and cover whilst our senior designer is on maternity. You will work in a small design team, closely supported by the Managing Director to create our playful baby and kidswear ranges and continue to strengthen our bright and colourful products which are known for their signature prints and fabulous functionality.

The role involves;

  • Creating balanced seasonal ranges
  • Designing garments from newborn up to 8 years
  • Grading new styles according to our sizing
  • Creating mood boards and colour palettes each season
  • Creating clear and concise designs and tech packs for suppliers
  • Working closely with our illustrator and graphic designer to create themes and support the print process each season
  • Create repeat prints, placement prints, embroidery and appliqué detailing
  • Carry out analysis of previous season ranges
  • Research current and future trends in the market place
  • Carry out competitor benchmarking

You will also need to have the following skills;

  • Design and garment technology experience in industry
  • Excellent childrenswear design experience
  • Strong computer drawing skills using Adobe Creative Suite
  • The ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Fabulous communication abilities
  • Super organisational skills
  • A strong eye for detail
  • A ‘can do’ attitude is vital part of the Piccalilly ethos

This role is to cover maternity from middle of April-15 and based in Settle, North Yorkshire.

If you’re interested in the role please send CV and covering letter to The Managing Director, Piccalilly Limited, Unit 8 The Sidings Industrial Estate, Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9RP or email [email protected]

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