Nomads Clothing is looking for a womenswear designer!


We are a ladies clothing company based in Cornwall manufacturing in India with a fair trade ethos.

This is an exciting opportunity to design a complete range rather than be a small cog in a large company.

You will be able to follow the range through from creative idea stage all the way through to a full collection of samples. 

We sell wholesale to independent boutiques and also retail direct to the public via our website


  • Design 2 mid seasonal ranges a year with a view to developing an in season capsule range.
  • Carry out trend research, using trade shows, comp shop reports and internet prediction information.
  • Put together trends, moods boards and collections, presenting these to the team.
  • Create comercial colour palettes and seasonal key stories
  • Buy prints from design studios and direct a print designer as required.
  • Recolour prints to fit into the key stories.
  • Develop desings to meet cost and fit requirements.
  • Work with suppliers to source new fabrics and trims.
  • Produce consistent and detailed design specs
  • Work closely with Company Director and Garment Technologist


  • Ability to work to and update the critical path, attending regular critical path meetings
  • To be passionate about product with an eye for detail
  • Creativity and experience designing for High Street of a Lifestyle Brand, being commercially aware of current trends
  • Have the skills to design products which exceed customer expectations
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience
  • Liaising with and travelling to our factories on a regular basis
  • Knowledge of fabrics and print design
  • Multi products experience including some outerwear
  • To be a team player and able to build relationships whilst having the initiative to work autonomously
  • Computer literate with CAD skills
  • Competence using Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Experience of working with factories in India with long lead times.

Excellent salary offered depending on experience

Sounds like the perfect job for you? Apply now!

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