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Designer - Jackets

Job no: 501917
Work type: FP - Full-time Permanent
Location: Richmond, VIC - Head Office
Category: Design

Forever Evolving

Forever New is Australia's fastest growing fashion clothing and accessories brand. With more than 300 stores and a vast online presence across the globe, we have developed a strong community of fashion-lovers, designers, innovators, experts and creatives who have taken us from Melbourne to the world.

The Opportunity

You will be responsible for the Forever New Jackets category. You will inspire design direction across our Jackets portfolio, working in collaboration with our buying team. Reporting to our Senior Designer your role will be to deliver inspirational collections in line with our beautiful Forever New handwriting.

Key Responsibilities

  • To design, drive and develop a beautiful commercial collection and range
  • Work from initial concept to final samples in collaboration with the in house pattern team
  • Trend research - Identifying and interpreting in line with the handwriting of the brand
  • Garment construction and technical knowledge
  • Work with the fabric team to develop the range for each season
  • Range plan management and maintain key standards on fit and quality

Key Experience

  • Commercial product design and range building
  • Garment construction and technical knowledge
  • Ensure comprehensive knowledge of local and overseas market trends through various mediums including magazines and online research
  • Analyse relevance of trends for brand and plan ranges accordingly in collaboration with buyer
  • Ensure 'finger on pulse' of emerging trends 
  • Create/visualise outstanding new designs in line with forever new handwriting and product strategy
  • Demonstrate broad awareness of competitors and external trends
  • Research fabric trends for the season and brief production team to source fabric and trims

Company Culture & Benefits

Here at Forever New, our people are at the heart of everything we do. Forever New HQ is a fast-paced retail environment rapidly expanding across the globe. By the same token, we're all about a healthy, flexible work-life balance. That's why, as part of the Forever New family, you'll enjoy plenty of exciting rewards and benefits.

The perks:

  • Generous 40% employee discount and periodic family and friends’ discounts  
  • Loyalty and birthday leave
  • Monthly afternoon tea with an early finish Friday
  • Wellbeing and environmental incentives
  • Learning and development programs
  • Recognition program and service awards
  • Subsidized car parking
  • Thriving head office located in Richmond
  • Exposure to a global business based across 5 continents
  • Recruitment referral incentives

Whether we’re designing our latest fashion collection, expanding into a new international market, or providing expert styling advice to our loyal customers, these are a few of the rules we live by:

  • Think Customer
  • Respect for all
  • Keep it Simple
  • Take Responsibility
  • Act with Pace

Apply now to join our talented team.

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