Date Posted
28th November 2017


The International Fashion Team at Exsurgo is recruiting a "Senior Outerwear Designer” for a very popular fashion retailer based in Switzerland.


The company

This is the perfect time to join this successful company with a young and bubbly target market, currently trading in 40 countries with over 900 stores + online.

The business has an annual double digit growth and, as part of a recent restructuring of the technical team, they now require a "Senior Outerwear Designer” to join their team at the Swiss Head Quarters, guarantee the style and identity of the brand through the design of outerwear products.


The role

The ideal candidate will have 5 + years of experience designing within the Fast fashion Industry and specialising in the Outerwear Category. The right candidate must have experience in dealing with young market Womenswear, and possibly have previous managerial experience.

You will be assisted by 1 to 2 Junior and Assistant Designers with the aim of achieving a good balance of the category across all collections.

The successful candidate must have experience of handling high volumes and working at fast speed.

With an excellent eye for detail this role requires accuracy and commerciality along with creativity.


Your General Duties

  • Collaborating with the Senior Buyer , you will design the outerwear range focusing on woven across main and sub-season lines.
  • Achieving balance across the collections across ranges and assortments.
  • Building stories, trends and colour palettes under the Instructions of  the Head of Trends
  • Managing a small team, motivating and nurturing Younger Designers.
  • Strictly collaborating with Buyers to  ensure market and price points.
  • This is a fast paced and high pressured role, so you will be able to work well under pressure


Please send your CV in a word doc.

On Offer, there is a very competitive Package. Due to high volume, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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