Here at Coast our goal is to deliver beautiful and stylish clothing for all occasions – whether that is a black tie event, brunch or being at home. We strive to make our wearer feel her best for every moment in her life. Join us for this exciting new direction for Coast and see your product come to life, experimenting and expanding your creative channels. Things move fast here at Coast and so due to our continuing growth we are looking for a Junior Ladies wear Designer to join our passionate, agile and creative team in our London Office.
Support the design team through research, sourcing, the development and design of ranges and collections across both short and medium term time frames across our entire supply base.
Attending and leading development meetings
Work with the Head of Design to forecast trends to determine new styles
Use trend, sales and market knowledge to influence design and decision making
You should be flexible regarding offshore travel to the Far East, Europe and local travel
Taking idea from concept, creating initial specifications through to production of initial samples using hand drawing and CAD skills
Leads on key deliverables for your department including trim sourcing, print and surface treatments, and fabric development.
Shows a relentless thirst for knowledge and awareness of what is new in fashion on the street, in the competition and in the designer collections. Drive this into the product ranges.
Be able to drive product development and resolve problems instantly and with speed
Delivers results within specified time frames
Managing critical path / travel calendar
Keep accurate records of developments actioned within team product areas in conjunction with senior team members.
Build and maintain close links with the buying and design team, as well as the technical department and external sources.
As a Junior Designer you should be highly motivated, an independent thinker, with technical flair, excellent communication skills and a can-do attitude.