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Womenswear Fashion Designer

Byron Bay

Mister Zimi is an Australian born, Direct to Consumer fashion retail business. As a pioneer in this space, “Zimi” has established strong market positioning, built on providing beautiful (and wearable) clothing that makes women feel great about themselves. The business is healthy, conscientious and focused on improved sustainability. Mister Zimi has a cult-like following amongst its loyal & engaged customer community, across the globe.

About The Role: 

Working in collaboration with our Creative Director and Head of Brand you will be responsible for concepting and implementing our colourful & creative design strategy. You will love researching the latest trends, creating fresh and fun design concepts and analyzing past sales to add growth potential to future collections. You will also manage the creation and maintenance of all CAD illustrations, proto and range sample requests.

  • Develop innovative and cohesive designs that reflect the brand's bright and elevated aesthetic and align with the creative director's vision.
  • Assume responsibility for designated product categories, overseeing the entire process from initial concept development to final product execution in collaboration with our lovely product team.
  • Dive into trend research and forecasting to inject fresh ideas and concepts into each seasonal collection.
  • Analyze previous sales data to strategically enhance future collections and capitalize on growth opportunities.
  • Collaborate with the product team to source new fabrics and trims that resonate with the distinctive style of Mister Zimi.
  • Evaluate top-selling products and devise innovative & creative updates that keep our customers smiling.
  • Create detailed design and production illustrations, including all CADs.
  • Ensure quality by performing CAD print placement checks to identify any placement issues to ensure every print finds its perfect place on our garments.
  • Work closely with the product team to accurately communicate all sampling requirements.
  • Lead the charge on prototype samples and ensure our Design Page tech packs are set up for success!

Key Internal Relationships:

  • Creative Director
  • Head of Brand
  • Head of Product
  • Product Co-ordinators

Key Skills, Competencies & Attributes:

  • 4 yrs + Experience in Womenswear
  • Strong creative vision
  • Advanced CAD skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong Attention to detail
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Strong Adobe Creative suite skills
  • Ability to take direction and work autonomously from initial brief
  • Team player with a can-do attitude
  • Ability to prioritize and work within deadlines
  • Adaptability

Bonus Points:

  • You already have 50 ideas of how you can take Zimi to the next level.
  • Moodboards are your love language
  • You love lunch in the Sun (You will fit right in)
  • You come with High Vibe spotify playlists

The Perks:

  • Opportunity to join an establishing and fast-growing women’s lifestyle brand
  • Open Minded Workplace 
  • Live the lifestyle, working within our light-filled Byron Bay office
  • Generous staff discount and wardrobe perks

Sound like you? We’d love to hear from you! To apply, please email recruitment at recruitment@misterzimi.com with your Resume and Cover Letter.