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JD Williams / N Brown group have been trading in the heart of Manchester for over 150 years

Our vision is to become the universally loved experts in fashion that fits by helping our customers’ look and feel amazing through our trusted family of brands

Our people are obsessive about customer service, enriched with data and powered by the latest technology to drive our business forward As we continue to invest in our goal of becoming a leading digital retailer there’s never been a better time to join us!

Homeware Designer – Product & Textile

Reporting to the Head of Design, you will work closely with the homeware product teams to design, develop and review new and existing products

You will work creatively and strategically to ensure ranges remain inspirational and relevant and we are covering key trends in line with our competitors

You will deliver key trends, colour and shape direction to the business in trend books and presentations

You will support the selection process to deliver exciting and commercial homeware ranges, delivering optimal brand and customer performance whilst demonstrating full understanding of our customers’ needs

What you’ll be responsible for as Homeware Designer:

Collaborate with the Buyer and Creative Manager on direction for the forthcoming season to build a balanced and cohesive range across homeware

Support & guide the freelancer focusing on Homeware Keeping up to date with market intelligence, specifically around key competitors and future trends; providing insight and inspiration to the Design and Buying Teams Creation of new and exciting ranges that innovate in terms of product opportunity and the identification of new and developing trends

Briefing and liaison with suppliers on new development and designs

Working with QA and buying on pushing innovation in fabric

Modernisation and design of product ranges in line with key competitors, driving improved net sales performance and gains in market share

Ensuring harmonisation of trends across all products within relevant areas

Strong understanding of the Classic customer

What you will need to succeed as a Homeware Designer:

Circa 4-5 years’ experience of working as a Homeware designer for a retailer or supplier CAD, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop knowledge

Excellent time management and strong verbal and written communication skills along with ability to communicate via a variety of media with various stakeholders I

n return, you’ll receive great training, varied and interesting development opportunities and a competitive salary and benefits package