Overview

WW Outerwear Senior Designer 

 

INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

 

JOB DETAILS

WW Outerwear Designer 

Maternity cover, FTC

London, UK

 

JOB PURPOSE

Responsible for designing a complete WW collection, with a specific focus on Outerwear / Technical Outerwear in collaboration with the design team

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Research, design and develop new concepts for a collection

Responsible for creating the ‘design vision’ for the collections

Work collaboratively with cross functional teams to design and develop products that are fit for purpose for the customer, brand and business and generate the ‘wow’ factor

Sketching of the collections and materials

Development of all hardware for the collections

Fabrication to sketch for the collections

Involved in the fittings and development of all prototypes and samples (including pre-production fittings)

Partner with the Product Development teams. Work closely with the PD Managers to develop each category from initial concept through to finished product

Responsible in working alongside the Merchandising teams. Cultivate effective working relationships

Input and update an archive of reference material for all collections including sketches, fabrics, accessories, hardware and trim

Work as part of a strong, dynamic design team to be market leaders

Travelling to visit factories and ensuring standards are followed through and maintained

 

PERSONAL PROFILE

Degree in Fashion Design (BA or MA)   

Strong concept, research and creative skills

Demonstrated passion and focus for WW Outerwear

Excellent communication skills

Organised and team orientated

Strong hand sketching skills

Advanced Adobe skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

Fluency in English essential

 

 

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