Menswear Designer (Italian Speaking)

Responsibilities:

In this role you will design classic menswear staples, producing refined and wearable pieces, contributing to our one permanent collection for the modern man. You will be involved in the entire design process from concept through to delivery, researching, collating and using information on current & future trends for colour, fabric and styles. You will work on both improving current products and develop the range further.

You will focus on fine materials: cashmere, linen, pique’, brushed cotton. As you develop you will establish a close relationship with our suppliers in Italy and will gradually be more involved in the production process.

Duties:

    • Planning and developing ranges
    • Creating or visualising an idea and producing a design using computer-aided design (CAD)
    • Develop products to meet a brief
    • Liaising closely with team on an ongoing basis to ensure the item suits the customer, market and price points
    • Sourcing, selecting and buying fabrics, trims, fastenings and embellishments
    • Adapting existing designs for bigger productions
    • Developing fitting, detailing and adaptations
    • Overseeing production
    • Negotiating with customers and suppliers

Essential Requirements:

    • Have 2-4 years experience working as a menswear designer for a relevant brand of classic premium menswear
    • Good commercial awareness with an excellent understanding of our customer base
    • Strong understanding of our brand and style, reflecting this in the products you design. An eye for colour and a feel for fabrics.
    • High proficiency in Adobe (Photoshop/illustrator)
    • Keeping up to date with emerging fashion trends as well as general trends relating to fabrics, colours and shapes
    • Fluency in both English and Italian
    • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels of the business. Verbally and written
    • Understanding design from a technical perspective, i.e. producing patterns and technical specifications for designs

Benefits:

    • Yearly bonus based on individual and company performance
    • Possibility to earn stock options based on performance
    • 22 days of holiday plus bank holidays
    • Dynamic and fast paced start-up environment
    • Career opportunity in the company

 

Apply by sending your CV and cover letter to talent@lucafaloni.com

 

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