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Product Developer - Luxury
£
20
25
hour
25
Temporary
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
East London, London

My client is currently looking for a Product Developer with a focus on luxury fabrics to join the team on a temp to perm basis. My client are an up and coming brand that have already had successful shows and market presence.

My client have gone from strength to strength this year and are looking for the best talent to join!

Product Developer:
* Undertaking in store research quarterly, primarily to research new finishing but also looking at fabrics and trims.
* Analyzing initial research with the Design Team and looking into how key detailing will be developed for the collection, mocking up prototypes in advance of first fittings where necessary.
* Attend all relevant sketch handovers from design.
* Attend fit sessions where possible.
* Organise and follow up on all trials requested by the design team safeguarding the high standard of finish.
* Develop all high cost product to ensure to this is developed with the required level of expertise.
* Upload all relevant styles into Zedonk. Ensuring all information is entered and maintained to 100% accuracy.
* Send out pick packs to relevant suppliers as needed.
* Review all samples received to ensure that styles are of the required standard.
* In conjunction with the Head of Development analysis all styles to identify cost savings to help meet the required seasonal margins.
* Build and maintain appropriate relationships with relevant suppliers and manufacturers.
* Manage the development of junior members of the development team. Actively advising and assisting their development.

Hand over to Production:
* Leading the costing reviews ahead of the Production Handovers to ensure all information is correct in tech packs and Zedonk. Ensuring a clean and precise handover to production.
* Attending all production handovers related to relevant product.
* Checking and ensuring all information passed to the production team is 100% accurate and up to date in time with set deadlines.
* Clearly communicating to the Production Team any difficulty encountered with each style and outlining why pieces were placed with specific manufacturers or made in-house.
* Where issues do arise in Production; actively participate in problem solving to ensure all issues are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner.

To apply please email

Due to volume of applications, only successful candidates will be approached.


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Supervisor
£
24000
25000
annum
25000
Permanent
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
London

Primary Purpose

We are looking for an exceptional Supervisor that leads by example, sets the tone on the sales floor, and provides feedback to the store team that will result in exceeding Service standards. In return you will be given the chance to lead an exceptional team and be part of a rapidly expanding modern luxury brand with the opportunity to advance your career.


£24000 - £25000 per annum + Sales bonusVIEW JOB

Flagship Store manager
£
45000
47000
annum
47000
Permanent
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
London

PROFILE The Successful Individual Will Leverage Their Proficiency To;

*Take ownership and accountability for store and support the Store Manager;

*Show leadership through role mode ling Service behaviours and selling standards;

*Demonstrate empowerment to solve customer problems and meet customer's needs;

* Inspire team to meet and exceed performance standards;

*Acts as advocate for the team, able to motivate others to achieve results;

*Communicates effectively with store manager, peers, supervisors, and corporate partners;

*Assists in developing plans to address key business issues, and utilises plans to impact business and achieve desired results;

*Able to influence others to gain support to achieve goals and complete projects;

* Demonstrates effective time management skills. The Accomplished Individual Will Possess

*Experience in a retail service environment in a position of management;

*Knowledge of, and ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook;

*Ability to communicate effectively with customers and staff and manoeuvre the sales;

*Ability to work flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, including nights, weekends and Public holidays.


£45000 - £47000 per annum + Sales bonusVIEW JOB

OMNI Channel Store Manager
£
35000
40000
annum
40000
Permanent
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
City of London, London

Omni Channel Store Manager Requirements:

  • Driving shop KPI's on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Delivering exemplary customer service through development of a highly trained team with exceptional product knowledge and service know-how.
  • Facilitating strong team results through the effective management of individual performance and contribution.
  • Successfully organising and implementing in-store marketing promotions and events.
  • Maintaining excellent product presentation and high standards of merchandising at all times.
  • Driving efficiency's and processes across the store, to include maintenance of stock levels and control of replenishment

E Commerce Manager Requirement

  • Responsible for the operation of e-commerce logistics including: fulfilment, shipping, content production, online merchandising, and promotions, customer acquisition & retention, and customer experience

Social Media Manager Requirements

  • Managing and contributing to all matters relating to social media communication across a range of platforms and maintaining positive online reputation of the brand
  • Strategy and Goal Setting
  • Content Creation
  • Community Management
  • Employer Branding

Candidate Requirements

  • Previous experience at store management level is essential
  • Confident, highly motivated leader with natural warmth
  • A keen passion for the brand and enthusiasm for the product.
  • Ability to prioritise, delegate and multi-task whilst maintaining an outstanding level of customer service.
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Independent worker but also a strong team player
  • An understanding of the luxury consumer mindset
  • Strong commercial awareness, forward thinking and pro-active.
  • Previous experience of working in a omni channel role preferred (or relevant University degree)
  • Strong interest in Social Media (experience preferable)


£35000 - £40000 per annumVIEW JOB

Childrenswear Knitwear Product Developer
40000
45000
annum
45000
Permanent
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
Germany

My client is an established German Highstreet brand. The modern design-focussed company based in Germany, has an exciting opportunity for a Knitwear and Jersey Developer to work alongside designers to develop and manufacture products for the collections.

The Role:

  • Work closely with the Childrenswear Knitwear Designer to develop the knitwear and jersey seasonal offering, from 1st proto through to production hand over sample
  • Prepare the seasonal critical path calendar for developments and adhere to timelines to meet deadlines
  • Execute highly detailed technical packs and specification sheets to send out to the factories and to ensure the accuracy and detail of all product specifications
  • Communicate daily with European and Overseas factories to launch and track developments, ensuring quality standards and deadlines are maintained
  • Measure and record all samples throughout development stage to ensure correct technical specifications are within tolerance, preparing for each knit and jersey fitting
  • Source seasonal yarns and fabrics according to the direction of the Senior Designer and monitor and maintain seasonal yarn and jersey stock levels with factories at the start of each season
  • Process all development invoices and update budget tracker ensuring spending and costs are visible and track payment schedules with the accounts team

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience working in a Highstreet brand
  • 2 years of product development experience. Specialising in knitwear
  • Comprehensive knowledge of fit, pattern making, product and construction expertise
  • Knowledge of the product development life cycle within the knitwear and jersey category
  • Strong communication and development experience with overseas factories and suppliers
  • German speaking is a plus but not desired

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of up to €45k dependent on experience
  • The opportunity to attend trade fairs
  • The prospect of visiting factories when necessary
  • Working for an established High street brand

€40000 - €45000 per annumVIEW JOB

Fabric Manager
£
22000
28000
annum
28000
Permanent
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
City of London, London

One of the fashion industry's most established ladieswear suppliers is looking for a Fabric Manager to come on board and join their team. This is a great opportunity to work within a friendly team that works with an array of exciting fashion high street retailers and utilise your technical skills and knowledge of working with fabric critical paths.

The Role:

  • Management of initial sampling and base fabric approvals
  • Identifying Mills and agents and liaising with them to ensure the fabric is correct for the end use
  • Risk assess all orders when confirmed to ensure any issues are pre-empted in the early stages to avoid delay
  • Management of test results, working closely with the customers on any issues or problems ensuring they are solved quickly and efficiently
  • Work through bulk fabric batch approvals, including testing and QC are all in line with customer specifications prior to fabric shipments
  • Critical path management - negotiating with mills for prices and lead times, also taking control of raising fabric orders with the mills through to bulk delivery and approval

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience of working across a variety of fabric bases and fabric testing
  • Able to provide strong technical knowledge on fabric suitability and fabric manufacturing
  • Ability to communicate well and negotiate with mills and factories
  • Methodical and meticulous in your approach to your work
  • Computer literate

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of up to £28k dependent on experience
  • The opportunity to work for a credible, well-established supplier to the high street
  • Easily accessible London offices


£22000 - £28000 per annumVIEW JOB

Print Designer
£
30000
35000
annum
35000
Permanent
01/12/2019
Freedom Recruit
City of London, London

About the Design role...
This high street supplier is looking for a Print Designer with a commercial hand writing pretty florals, ditsy prints, commercial stripes etc.

This is a truly exciting opportunity to work with a rapidly expanding business and dynamic team. Must be able to work at a fast pace, be well organised, confident. Also good presentation and communication skills are a must for this role.


£30000 - £35000 per annumVIEW JOB

Sample Machinist - Supplier
£
15
25
hour
25
Temporary
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
London

I am currently looking for freelance Sample Machinists for lovely, fast paced suppliers based in Central London!

My clients are looking for an exceptional Sample Machinists, with a minimum of 3 years' experience able to work across multi product - softs, tailoring, woven & jersey


As Sample Machinist your responsibilities will include:


* Working closely with the Pattern Cutters to ensure high sampling standards
* Making first samples across multi product
* Resolving issues with the makeup of garments
* Working as a team to ensure seal samples are ready on time


This is a great opportunity for high street freelance machinists with a minimum of 3 years' experience, to work with some of the best brands on the high street!

The ideal candidates will have experience working in a fast paced environment and have the ability to work to a high standard.

If you are a Sample Machinist with high street experience then get in touch!


£15 - £25 per hourVIEW JOB

MANUAL PATTERN CUTTER - FREELANCE
£
15
25
hour
25
Temporary
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
City of London, London
Freelance Manual Pattern Cutter

Freedom are currently working with a number of high street suppliers and brands, across London, who require Manual Pattern Cutter's to join them on a freelance basis.

Our client's specialise in a number of products across Ladies, Mens and Childrenswear and are looking for highly skilled Manual Pattern Cutter's.

You will be responsible for creating first patterns whilst working alongside the designers and seamstresses to ensure garments are produced to the client's expected standards.

Pattern Cutter's be required to produce patterns manually as well as make any amendments to existing patterns.

Please apply now if you have the relevant experience and you're immediately available for trials and bookings.


£15 - £25 per hourVIEW JOB

Creative Pattern Cutter
£
30000
35000
annum
35000
Contract
01/08/2019
Freedom Recruit
West London, London

My client are currently hiring for a Creative Pattern Cutter to cover the maternity leave for 12-14 months. I am looking for an experienced Creative Pattern Cutter, who has at least 5 years' experience working in Luxury Fashion with good tailoring knowledge.

* The interpretation of designs into wearable garments.
* Working within an agreed critical path on multiple patterns for each collection
* Attending fit sessions and ensuring accurate implementation of comments into patterns following fit sessions.
* Liaising with designers and sample machinists during the sampling process to achieve the best results.
* Creating final production patterns ensuring patterns and lay plans are made cost-effectively.
* Responsibility for the e-mailing of patterns and manufacturing specifications to factories & for maintaining accurate records of all information distributed.
* Please note that we have a garment tech, this role is pattern cutting and grading.

Candidates applying for this role should have:

  • A passion to create great garments.
  • A relevant qualification gained from a recognised institute.
  • Ability to develop first patterns from design illustrations.
  • Knowledge of any computer aided pattern software
  • Strong technical knowledge of structured garment construction and tailored garments.
  • Varied pattern cutting experience with woven fabrics.
  • Industry experience working with external production factories.
  • Commercial awareness with regards to cost effective manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of CAD/CAD systems (such as Gerber, Lectra etc.)
  • Proficient use of Microsoft programmes in particular Excel and Outlook.
  • Grading knowledge.
  • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure to set deadlines.
  • Familiarity of working with a garment technologist to ensure consistency in technical specifications packs for factories
  • A self-motivated person with good communication skills, happy to engage with the others and working as part of the design team including our in-house workroom.
  • Illustrator and Photoshop advantageous.

£30000 - £35000 per annumVIEW JOB

Junior Production Assistant
£
15
20
hour
20
Temporary
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
East London, London

** JUNIOR PRODUCTION ASSISTANT REQUIRED ** TEMP - PERM

My client is a lovely menswear brand looking for a Junior Production Assistant to join their team to assist the Production Coordinator.

My client is going from strength to strength and this would be a great opportunity for a Junior to get into the Luxury market!

Initially the booking will be for at least 3 months to go permanent after.

Junior Production Assistant - The Role

* Working in a team to support the Production Manager on a daily basis, and the rest of the production team.

* Raising P/O's, managing samples and organising shipments.

* Approving lab dips, fabrics and trims and updating internal systems.

* Updating and maintaining company and customer systems from confirmation of a development sample to shipment of production.

* Maintaining the critical path to ensure all key dates meet customer requirement/deadlines.

Junior Production Assistant - The Person

* A good understanding of the fast fashion industry.

* Candidate must be organised and computer literate, with the ability to use Microsoft Office Programs, particularly Microsoft Excel.

* Team player who can handle a busy workload

* Able to use Zedonk


£15 - £20 per hourVIEW JOB

LUXURY GARMENT TECHNOLOGIST
£
20
25
hour
25
Temporary
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
East London, London

I am currently hiring for a Senior Garment Technologist - preferably from a luxury background and Menswear * but not essential, that can assist my client based in East London.

  • Provide technical support to internal teams, supplier and customers to endure product quality is followed and maintained to the necessary standard
  • Responsibility for the management of the technical product life cycle
  • Leading fit session and writing detailed fit comments, which are clear for our factories to understand.
  • Ensuring technical compliance in line with the critical path
  • Knowledge of pattern construction and confident working with pattern cutters
  • Managing fit model bookings and pattern cutter booking
  • Providing product descriptions and technical measurements
  • Regularly lead product reviews in line with competitors fit and quality standards.
  • QC checking in house on final shipment samples
  • Overseeing seasonal budgets for technical department

THE ROLE IS TO START ASAP AND FOR A DURATION OF 5 MONTHS AND EVEN THE POSSIBILITY TO GO PERMANENT FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE!

DUE TO THE VOLUME OF APPLICANTS - ONLY SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.


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Garment Technologist - IBFL
£
35000
40000
annum
40000
Permanent
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
City of London, London

GARMENT TECHNOLOGIST LADIES SUPPLIER
WOVENS AND JERSEY

A Garment Technologist is required for a very successful, growing ladieswear supplier!


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 years' experience as Garment Technologist who is experienced managing accounts and actioning amendments from first fit to final sealer!
Seeing the garment through all stages of development your responsibilities as Garment Technologist will include:


*Working to critical path and liaising with the Production team
*Managing your own accounts from first fit to final sealer and ensuring delivery lead times are met
*Attending fit meetings - advising on the best fit and negotiating the most cost effective way of meeting the customer's requirements
*Preparing sealed patterns for grading
*Measuring your own fit, sealer and production samples
*Creating tech packs for the factories and communicating on issues, resolving them as quickly as possible
*Using the IBFL and other computerised systems


£35000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITSVIEW JOB

Fashion Sampling & Development Coordinator
£
22000
26000
annum
26000
Permanent
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
West London, London

My client looking for a candidate to co-ordinate the product development process, from enquiring about new fabrics to preparing tech packs for factory samples. The Sampling & Development Coordinator will have the chance to work within a fast paced close knit team and will be ready to get stuck in working with all sectors of the brand.

Key Duties:

  • Make fabric enquiries and place all fabric orders for sampling across 4 ready-to-wear collections / year, plus additional capsules.
  • Update production software (Zedonk) with all new season sampling orders.
  • Create seasonal range plan
  • Create and manage sampling fabric inventory
  • Assist with new season fabric and trim research and development.
  • Maintain and set up new season tech packs for factory samples.
  • Prepare sample packs for new season factory samples, liaising directly with factories to ensure that they are delivered on time and in line with the critical path.
  • Process all product development invoices.
  • Partake in seasonal quality controlling to ensure that final bulk production is finished in line with approved samples and up to the company standard.
  • Ensure the correct fit is achieved and all comments are relayed accurately in a timely manner to all departments and external vendors.
  • Attend and organise all fittings, working closely on pre-costing and final pricing to ensure the design is delivered on time & within budget.


Candidate Requirements:

Degree in Fashion Design (or equivalent) with a solid understanding of garment construction

Previous experience in a start up environment (preferred)

Understanding of pattern cutting and ability to accurately measure garments.

Ability to multitask and plan under pressure.

Computer proficiency including Photoshop, Illustrator and Excel.

Understanding of Zedonk system (preferred)

Experience with CAD and Print development

Pattern Knowledge


£22000 - £26000 per annum + BENEFITSVIEW JOB

Alterations Specialist - Bridal and Eveningwear
£
30000
32000
annum
32000
Permanent
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
West London, London

My Client seeking fabulous Alterations specialist to join their busy, highly respected and award winning bridal and Eveningwear boutique in London.

This is a full time position. Previous bridal alteration experience is a must.

The role will include; Conducting Bridal Pin Fittings in the boutique. Completing all aspects of bridal wear alteration using a variety of techniques, processes and machines.

Your work must be completed to an exceptionally high standard.

Make additional items for brides if required.

Combination of Machine-Sewing and Hand-Sewing.

Maintain and care for store samples to ensure they look their best.

Liaise with the Head Of Fittings to plan workloads and make sure deadlines are met.

Gown Steaming and Preparation.

Be self motivated and passionate Have a can do attitude with dedication to the company, and your career. Be a team player.

My client is holding trials IMMEDIATELY.


BENEFITSVIEW JOB

Gerber Pattern Cutter - Supplier
£
35000
45000
annum
45000
Permanent
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
London

My client are a successful, established, busy, Womenswear multi - product fashion supplier, who clients include some of most successful fashion clothing retailers on the High Street.

Creative Gerber Pattern Cutter ; The Right Candidate

  • Organised, methodical, and able to multi-task
  • Understands the fundamental rules of pattern cutting, balance, reblocking.
  • Experience Gerber Grading
  • Excellent computer skills /experience
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Team player, people person with good communication skills.(spoken & written)

Creative Gerber Pattern Cutter ; The Role

This is an exciting and challenging role for a highly motivated individual

  • Ensuring that all patterns are made to technologists spec.
  • Creating first patterns
  • Pattern amendments
  • Pattern Digitizing and creating production spec sheets.
  • Liaising with overseas factories by e-mail or by telephone conversation to ensure that the final garments meet with required standards
  • Constant liaising with design and production department .
  • Working in conjunction with critical path deadlines and taking appropriate measures to identify risk factors during production.
  • Advising and carrying out appropriate steps to overcome possible production defects and other technical issues.
  • Documenting and tracking of styles through 1st pattern to sealed stage and then to pre-production stage.

Interviews are being held immediately!


BENEFITSVIEW JOB

Garment Technologist - Supplier
£
30000
35000
annum
35000
Permanent
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
London

My client is a womenswear multi product high street supplier

I am looking for an experienced Garment Technologist with a solid track record within soft separates for the high street.

Based in Central London the company has a large client base from young/fast fashion to high street retail.

Duties ;

Attending and taking fit meetings with retailers both on and off site
Effectively communicating amendments and instructions to factories in the Far East and Europe.
Measuring samples accurately, construction evaluating and updating workbooks prior to each fit meeting.
Deal with all customer/ factory queries at any stage of development
Developing graded size charts, providing basic blocks

Regularly consulting Merchandising, attending critical path meetings to ensure samples are sealed to deadlines.
Consulting with pattern cutters and sample machinists to ensure solutions have been reached and consistency is achievable in production.


MUST HAVES ;

We are looking for a experienced Technologist ideally from a supplier background who has solid experience of working on soft separates ; minimum 5 years as a Garment tech.
A personality capable of leading fit meetings , making comments and working closely with retailers and factories

Excellent Communicator , team player and leader

A great opportunity available for an experienced Technologist in a established high street supplier , send your CV ASAP for an immediate response


BENEFITSVIEW JOB

Temporary Stockroom Assistant
£
8.21
10
annum
10
Temporary
2019-12-15
Freedom Recruit
London

Freedom Factor…

  • The opportunity to enhance your CV and gain valuable experience working for a fabulous brand
  • Competitive Salary paid weekly
  • Full training offered

If you think you've got what it takes to support one of the world's most influential brands, apply today!

Due to the high volume of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted.


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