KNITWEAR SPECIALIST – WOMENSWEAR & MENSWEAR

Location
Copenhagen, Denmark
Posted
09 May 2022
Closes
09 Jun 2022
Level
Manager

This role covers the management of Samsøe Samsøe Knitwear line for both the Womenswear and the Menswear collection, form the creative design start-up, through the sourcing and development process, until production stage.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY 

  • Responsible Designer for the Knitwear collections on both Womenswear and Menswear
  • Manage the critical path for the entire development process to ensure deadlines for raw materials, samples, fittings, and prices are met.
  • Close dialog with pattern design, production team and sales team
  • Responsible for working towards the Brand Sustainability Goals for the knitwear collection
  • General design related task within the department

TASKS

  • Designing 4 yearly collection and express styles
  • Being updated on trends and new tendencies and in general what is going on in the marked
  • Experience in knitwear design for both Womenswear and Menswear
  • International experience is appreciated, but not a requirement
  • Yunique PLM system knowledge is appreciated, but not mandatory
  • Inspiration and supplier trips, research for new yarns, stitches, details and silhouettes
  • Alignment within each design department (Women & Men) and cross alignment between the two
  • Participate in design trend workshop, input for mood boards, prints and colors
  • Source yarns, sketch in Adobe Illustrator, allocate colors and create knit stitching instructions
  •  Participate in all development meeting along with Sales & Retail Team: Kick Off, Preview, Curating, Stop-and-Go and final Sales Meeting
  • Handover yarn, stitches and trimmings to Production team
  • Work closesly with buyers for sourcing, pricing and development
  • Follow up on target prices and Matrix Structure  
  • Participate in Price and Supplier Settlement Meeting with Production Team
  • Create all style setups in Yunique - style sketch, colors, BOM of materials and styles comments
  • Handover styles to Pattern Team
  • Ongoing dialog about fits, shapes and details with Pattern and Production Team
  • Participate in all related fitting; approving all colors and stitches/handlooms; keep setups and boards always updated
  • Assist and participate in the daily Design Team operation and preparations

WHAT WE OFFER

  • A creative position in a fast-growing international company
  • A dynamic work environment
  • A modern and international atmosphere
  • A job with many possibilities and opportunities for professional development 

 

The position is based at the Head Office in Copenhagen. We are looking to fill this role with immediate effect.