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Retail Opportunities

Casualwear Designer

We are looking for a Casualwear Designer to join our dynamic and passionate design team based at our Head Office in High Wycombe. This is a permanent and full time position. Ideally you will have a degree in fashion and approximately 3 years’ experience.

Job Description

Job responsibilities include:

  • Design coats, outerwear, jackets, bottoms & jeans in line with our relaxed glamour ethos
  • Under the direction of the Creative Director & Design Manager, you will research, interpret & design range within the Mint Velvet handwriting
  • Present ideas to the Design & Buying teams each season
  • Good knowledge of fabrics/denim washes/trims /hardware and eye for detail
  • Spec drawings to a high standard
  • Review and fit samples with Buyer
  • Visit key suppliers to action new samples
  • Shop ideas for new shapes/trims etc. Commercial awareness of key competitors
  • Attend any relevant shows

Key Competencies, Knowledge and experience:

  • Brand focused and commercial
  • Passionate and creative about design
  • Strong & clear communication skills
  • Knowledge of photoshop and illustrator
  • Ability to draw freehand
  • Proactive nature
  • An eye for colour
  • Ability to work closely with the Buyer and Suppliers
  • Experience of print design and artworks

Company Benefits

  • A rewarding and progressive career in a faced paced and fast growing retail company
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company pension
  • Company Bonus scheme
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Generous staff discount
  • Bupa
  • Bonus


To apply for this position please email your CV and covering letter with "Casualwear Designer" in the subject line, to careers@mintvelvet.co.uk. Deadline for applications is 31st January 2016.