Junior Knitwear Designer

  • Company: Fendi
  • Country/Region: Italy
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Design & Creation
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: FEND01254
  • Date of publication: 2019.09.04



The position is based in Rome. The candidate will manage multiple design briefs through creative and innovative techniques and will develop the design of the product that will become a prototype for production. She/he will manage projects from concept to production. The ideal Junior Knitwear Designer is experienced and has an eye for trend and the ability to create original saleable products. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Senior Designer, researching to create new knit concepts both experimental and commercial for review with Design team through mood-boards and presentations;
  • Complete trend research, select materials, develop style sketches with stitch/color renders, hand sketching and also draping when needed;
  • Attend fittings and maintain product notes for garment proto stage of development;
  • Prepare materials and inspirational mood boards for meetings and products presentations;
  • Manage relationships with internal departments and external suppliers;
  • Archive and catalogue all materials and color charts using relevant software.


The successful candidate is passionate about design and fashion industry. She/he will have the following attributes:

  • Fashion Design Studies;
  • 2-3 years of relevant working experience as Knitwear Designer within the luxury industry;
  • Excellent freehand drawing/ sketching skills;
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop) and good knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Team Player and Proactive;
  • Fluent in Italian and English.

Fashion & Leather Goods

Houses with a unique heritage and young emerging brands make up this exceptional division. Each of their creations becomes an object of desire, imbued with timelessness.

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