Role details

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Designer - Home Lifestyle

Somerset   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Desinger for a highly creative and rapidly growing retailer
  • Must have a passion for product, design and highly creative

About Our Client

My client is a highly creative fun business based in Somerset and due to the expansion of the team they are now in the need of a product designer to work closely with the businesses current licenses and own brand products to develop and grow their product portfolio.

Job Description

The role of Designer - Home Lifestyle in Somerset will include;

  • Project Handling Responsible for a range of live projects from concept to final production.
  • Hands on Creative Lead Designer with new creative, whether this is initial ideas and concepts or right through to final artwork. Create "Style Guides".
  • Mentor Design Team Pass on your knowledge and be a key motivator, push for excellence and efficiency.
  • Licensor Relationships Build strong relationships with licensors where appropriate and help grow these brands.
  • Brand Manager Become a "custodian" for all our own brands and licensed brands. Stay "On Brand" and maintain quality and grow these brands.
  • Ideas & Inspiration Bring in new ideas concepts, formats and trends - Newness!
  • Trend research - AW / SS range boards.
  • Collaborate with Design Managers and Designers.
  • Collaborate on range plans / line list.
  • Collaborate with "sourcing team" to source new key formats that work on price and can translate over different range plans.
  • Work alongside Design Managers and help mentor Junior Designers.
  • Help organise / brief mock-ups & samples for key dates.
  • Help manage ranges from concept to sign-off.
  • Visit licensors / national account buyers for range reviews / manage sign off and maintain high QC levels.
  • Work hard to keep ranges on critical paths.
  • Deliver new exciting and commercially successful ranges and brands.
  • Help Develop new formats and open up new areas of product categories.

The Successful Applicant

The right candidate for the Designer - Home Lifestyle role must be;

* Creativity

* Organisation & Efficiency

* Enthusiasm & Passion

  • Background in Retail product development would be advantageous

The role will also have -

* Reports to Creative Manager: Licenced Brands, Wild & Wolf Brands on your projects.

* B&C Key account projects.

* On HR side your line manager is your licenced brands design manager .i.e. appraisals and personal development.

What's on Offer

The Designer - Home Lifestyle role salary is - £Competitive + Package