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Designer – Menswear job at Next

We have a great opportunity to join the Next menswear team! This will cover our knitwear and swim product areas

About us…

Next Menswear has the number 1 market share for clothing in the UK. In 2022, our total turnover was £918 million. This was our best year ever and so far in 2023 we are still growing.

But we need the very best designers to grow even more!

What are we looking for?

A creative designer who knows how to convert the latest trends into a commercial product. An increased level of flavor is key. An innate love for novelty and trends. Strong commercial awareness – a deep knowledge of the menswear market from high street to high end. Versatility to design for different customer profiles. Great attention to detail. A proficient technical knowledge of knitting and yarns. A nurturing manager who can encourage excellence in others.

About you

A strong team player – excellent communication and presentation skills. A hard-working, motivated designer who can deliver excellence at a rapid pace. Highly organized with the ability to prioritize effectively. A result-oriented person

What you’re going to do

Research and interpret the latest trends in theme, silhouette, color, threads, fabrics and embellishments. Work closely with buyers and sellers to analyze market data and quickly respond to trends/sales to identify new product opportunities. Sell ​​your concepts to your team and senior management. Create innovative, commercial and well-executed product, relevant to different customer profiles. Managing and guiding your team; ensuring they deliver the very best product. Working from the office 3-4 days a week, working from home 1 -2 days a week (if needed/desired). Travel worldwide to research the latest trends. Visit suppliers around the world to find the best fabrics and create your product that fits your vision.

What else do you need

Design experience within Menswear Adobe package fluent. Degree level in fashion or similar subject.

About us
You know Next, but did you know that we are a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 35,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We are the UK’s second largest fashion retailer and the market leader in children’s wear. At last count we have over 500 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy online in over 70 countries around the world! So we went global!

About some of our benefits

25% off a huge selection of products from Next, Lipsy & Victoria’s Secret Business performance based bonus Sharesave scheme On-site nursery available; OFSTED excellent in all areas 10% off most partner brands & up to 15% off Branded Beauty Early VIP access to sales stock Access to fantastic discounts at our Staff Shops Subsidized restaurant, coffee shop and juice bar Access to a 24/7 digital GP and other free health and wellness services Free on-site parking

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