Brand Story

Originally established in 2004, this respected Australian fashion and lifestyle label has grown to encompass all aspects of contemporary dressing. The brand’s approach to design is modern, with a considered simplicity, led by pieces that work effortlessly into an existing wardrobe.

Role Overview

UMENCO is recruiting an innovative Designer to join the team at a revered Australian fashion and lifestyle brand, known for its considered simplicity, and its commitment to quality and integrity.

In executing their role, the Designer will work collaboratively with the Creative Director on design, new concepts, trend direction, seasonal themes, and styling. They will also lead the product development team for all major decision-making.

They will manage the team to ensure the fit and quality of all product from concept through to bulk production meets brand standards, doing so by constantly leveraging their knowledge of fabric, trims, and garment fitting, and making sure that they provide clear fit comments to the relevant factories.

They will also ensure that the first specification sheets are clear, concise and that all measurements, design features, and fabric details are well-thought-out.

In addition to their primary design duties, they will be responsible for the training and development of new employees and will support the Creative Director in setting up the brand successfully in a new continent.

The talent we seek will preset with an expert understanding of Adobe Illustrator, specifically for garment sketching and storyboarding, and an extensive technical knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, and garment alterations.

Additionally, they will understand margin and profit targets, and have the ability to calculate and track profits.


Sydney, Australia


Are you the right person for this role? To confidentially apply, please send us a message and include your curriculum vitae and portfolio.