Blst | Are you our designer?

Are you our designer?

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Blæst is a Norwegian brand in great growth and we are looking for a designer who wants to grow with the brand. We are looking for someone who wants to perform, someone who brings skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving clothing industry.We are looking for a designer who wants to grow, use his technical perspective and creative flair to work with design.

Responsibilities

  • Designer for the Norwegian brand Blæst
  • Member of the Blæst Core Team
  • Keep up to date with emerging fashion trends and competitors
  • Keep up to date on general trends relating to textiles, colours and components.
  • Have close contact with the Sales team on an ongoing basis to ensure that the products fit the customer, the market and price targets.
  • Be hands on in collaborative projects with external co-labs.
  • Understand design from a technical perspective, i.e., producing patterns and technical specifications for designs
  • Adapt existing and new designs for mass production (PLM)
  • Visit trade shows and manufacturers to source, select and buy fabrics, trims, fastenings and embellishments
  • Responsible for the fitting and detailing of new and existing products in the collection
  • Oversee production, monitor and maintain the quality requirements required by the brand
  • Responsible for maintenance the collection overview
  • Create mood boards

Skills

You'll need to show:

  • creativity, innovation and flair
  • high level of passion and energy
  • a genuine interest for trends, an eye for colour and a feel for fabrics, materials and components
  • the ability to generate ideas and concepts, use your initiative and think outside the box
  • design and visualization skills through design programs (Adobe)
  • technical skills in sewing
  • garment technology skills and knowledge within production and quality assurance
  • insight into chemical requirements
  • technical skills on drawings and details for management of data and use as production processes (PLM)
  • a proactive approach to ongoing and new projects
  • commercial awareness and business orientation
  • self-promotion and confidence
  • good communication and performance skills
  • interpersonal, communication and networking skills
  • a good team player
  • the ability to handling challenging projects at the same time
  • the ability to negotiate and to influence others
  • a sustainable approach and mindset
  • team working skills
  • good organization and time management.
  • very good English skills, both orally and in writing.

Competence Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in design and product development
  • Bachelor's degree in Fashion Design, Master is an advantage
  • Experience in technical outdoor clothing is an advantage
  • Experience to draw 3D drawings/ simulation is an advantage

Place: Ålesund
Deadline: 13 Dec 2021
Send CV and application to aaslaug@aapw.no