Creating or visualising an idea and producing a design by hand or using computer-aided design (CAD)
Keeping up to date with emerging fashion trends as well as general trends relating to fabrics, colours and shapes.
Planning and developing ranges
Working with others in the design team such as buyers and forecasters to develop products to meet the
Ensure market visits to follow the new trends.
Understanding design from a technical perspective, i.e. producing patterns and technical specifications for designs Selecting and buyeing embellishments
Developing a pattern that is cut and sewn into sample garments and supervising the creation of these including fitting, detailing and adaptations.
Liaise closely with Production team on an ongoing basis to ensure the item suits the customer, market and price points.