Senior Jewellery Designer

Are you looking to design for the best known fashion brands on the high street? DCK Group is rapidly growing and we can offer you the opportunity to work within a faced paced and supportive environment.

You will enjoy a highly competitive salary and a full benefits package including 25 days’ holiday with the ability to buy 5 more, private medical insurance, employer contribution pension, free parking, discounted gym membership, heavy product discounts and more.

Duties:

  • Manage a design team that develops and implements a focused brand strategy, establishing clear brand positioning in the market. Source and develop products that excite and inspire the customer and gives reasons to shop our ranges.

  • Lead in creating & designing innovative, original designs and concepts, applying techniques, applications and ideas that translate into complete ranges for buyers. Take responsibility for leading first look mood boards and original inspiration themes, through colour, trend, handmade samples and design sheets. Sign off range boards, having received feedback from relevant parties.

  • Build strong customer relationships and develop innovative and original ranges with strong sensitivity to material and colour. Ensure collections meet the customer profile and brand identity, delivering an appropriate balance of product assortment between high fashion and commerciality.

  • Closely manage the development of each range for the brand, working with all relevant functions, staying close to the detail and resolving design specification queries. As required, to further support and appropriately influence buying and merchandising, attend ‘second look’ range building and trade meetings.

  • Manage and implement key activities in the ‘critical path’ to ensure design compliance for all products and ranges.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be accountable for design of collection from concept to end product for a larger/more complex brand/group of brands, can understand what differentiates the customer and product profiles across these.

  • Have extensive commercial acumen, able to take accountability for a financial plan

  • Possess highly effective influencing skills builds ranges that achieve a buy of greater than 50%.

  • Have 5+ years designing experience

The Billericay office is less than two minutes’ walk from Billericay station and less than 1 minute from our free staff car park.

To apply, please send your CV to jobs@dck.com *Strictly No Agencies*