Soft Goods Designer (Fabrics onto Hard Goods)

Design -Hard Goods

Huddersfield (Head Office)

Mamas & Papas (Head Office)
Colne Bridge Road,
West Yorkshire


Working alongside our award winning "Hard Goods" (ie Pushchairs, Highchairs, and Nursery Equipment) Designers and engineers across our NPD teams, the Soft Goods Designer aims to conceptualize and bring to life the fabric elements of products like pushchairs, strollers, highchairs, floor seats and more, from a pure fabric based design mindset. Basically, designing the fabric bits that go around a hard goods frames. (although this role will also include projects looking at changing bags etc).

Having that ability to identify and visualise (through 2D & 3D) key product features and marketing USPs with a user focused design approach. Constructing and styling fabric based designs to uplift and expand our product portfolio. Furthermore, hands on in sewing machine use to work up different levels of prototypes and alterations throughout a project to get the best design possible, with a clear understanding of fabric performance, designs and future trends to meet the need.

We are therefore looking for Soft Goods designers who love all aspects of product development from research, aesthetic ideation, who are eager to learn and develop their design skills & understandings more within an award winning product design team. We strive here at Mamas & Papas, to design positive product experiences through our physical products that are:

• Made to make lives easier
• Solid, safe & built to last
• Trend-led designs to suit any style
• Comfort & quality led in every detail
• Minimise our environmental impact

If you share our values and principles in design, with blue sky thinking, then this is the role for you.

Please note: This is not a clothing designer role, nor print & pattern.

Interested? Then take those amazing first steps and APPLY TODAY (attaching a portfolio or portfolio link) for a member of the recruitment team to reach back out to you to chat through, and bring this role to life some more for you.

NOTE: This role is full time, 5 days a week, with 3 days based at our Huddersfield Head Office (HD5 0RH) with 2 from home. (Hybrid working)


We're a business that cares. Here's just some of our benefits on offer;
• 33 days holiday, increasing up to 40 with service.
• Buy & Sell holiday schemes
• Company Bonus Schemes
• Employer pension contribution from day 1 enrolment.
• Significant staff discounts for family & friends from our shops & online
• Ongoing offers & discounts across a variety of external organisations, from holidays, travel, restaurants, gifts & services to many more worthy discounts through our Benefits Hub
• Subsidised health & critical illness cover and insurances
• Supportive family related leave policies (including company enhanced pay for maternity, IVF & Fertility, surrogacy, paternity, adoption, shared parental leave)
• Supportive Foster Care & Carers Leave offering
• Support for Loss and Bereavement
• A Menopause Friendly Employer
• Employee Recognition and Appreciation Schemes
• At Mamas & Papas, we’re a business for the future. Every day, we help to welcome a new generation of children into the world, and we want them to grow up in a world that’s sustainable – one that’s full of opportunity and hope.

...Oh, and a great bunch of people to work with too.


We also operate at Head Office:
• Hybrid flexi working of 3 days in the office.
• Flexi-time schemes based around core working hours whether in the office, or working from home
• Plus, free car parking, Prayer & Contemplation room, subsidised canteen, free tea & coffee, Games & TV rooms & much more.

(NB*: All benefits subject to individual schemes criteria & terms)