Are you an undergraduate studying Fashion Design who is looking for a 12 month work placement within Britain's leading lifestyle brand? If your answer is "yes" then we have an exciting opportunity available for for a Design Assistant to join our fabulous Childrenswear design team. Our ideal candidate must be studying towards a relevant degree in Design, be proficient in Illustrator & Photoshop, be detailed orientated, exceptionally organised and have strong communication/administration skills. You will be assisting the Childrenswer Designers across all product areas and have exposure to the full design process. This would include researching trends, putting together trend boards, assisting with designing the ranges, putting together design packs, liaising with factories and fabric mills, sourcing fabrics and attending fit sessions. This is a one off chance to join one of the UK’s most exciting and successful brands so do not hesitate to apply today! Please attach a copy of your CV and a portfolio that contains elements of work relevant to the role of Design Assistant – Childrenswear.
Our Packaging and Design Department buzzes with activity all day long as one of our biggest and fastest-growing teams. Based in our Head Office in Wimbledon, you’ll join an atmosphere where people thrive on the fast pace of the retail sector. Responsible for project managing the packaging process life cycle, you will liaise between buyers, suppliers, design agencies, photographers and legal consultants. With your high standards, exceptional organisational skills and impeccable attention to detail you will play a key role in supporting the performance of your department. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail, creative flair and excellent multi-tasking and administration skills! What will you do? Understanding and working to critical paths Briefing artwork production agencies Understanding and adhering to design guides Managing multiple products simultaneously and accurately logging each project Liaising between Buyers, Directors, Suppliers, Design Agencies and Legal Consultants to ensure all requirements are met Proofreading packaging artwork and the work of others within the team Ad hoc administrative tasks What will you need? Excellent communicati
Britishness, family values, colour and humour make us stand out from the crowd. Established in the fields of Great Britain nearly three decades ago, Joules is a multichannel premium worldwide family lifestyle brand with a large and loyal customer base. Joules Head Office is a 60-minute train journey from St. Pancras and we are within a commutable distance from Leicester, Coventry, Northampton and Nottingham. Due to our continued success and growth we now have an exciting new opportunity available for an Assistant to support our Design Planning Manager for our Womenswear and Accessories team. Purpose of the role:- Working across various seasons you will be assisting the Design Planning Manager to help pull together the range of product and keeping up to date with what is happening in the fashion industry through competitive shopping and research. You will also have responsibility for ensuring the Design team are aware of critical path deadlines. What we are looking for: Strong communication skills as you will liaise regularly with the Design, Merchandising, Buying and Print teams A Fashion Design Graduate Excellent administrati
We’re famous for our love of print and colour, and vintage prints are part of our signature style. We’re now looking for a Print Admin Assistant, with an eye for detail and support our in-house print team. This is a great opportunity for someone with a degree in printed textiles and ideally some industry experience through placements, internships etc. As Print Admin Assistant you will be required to help produce seasonal pattern boards, prepare all samples, artworks and files for meetings, sympathetically translate the seasonal fabric palette to a workable CAD palette and help prepare accurate packs that help the suppliers produce high quality strike-offs. On the commercial side, you should have a good understanding of print techniques, repeats, and fabrics, should be competent in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel with knowledge of Texdesign a bonus. Organisation is key, as are excellent communication skills. If this sounds like you we’d love to hear from you, so take a good look at our brand and send over your portfolio (PDF please), a short cv and a cover letter explaining why you’re meant for us.
THE BRAND Apricot is a fast-growing multi-channel women's fashion brand that is passionate about print. The Apricot brand was born in 2007 with the aim of producing beautiful clothing collections that appeal to both mother and daughter. Bringing something fresh and new to the high street, Apricot aspires to deliver what every woman's wardrobe needs - from well produced staples to limited edition and trend-led fashion pieces. Our head office and distribution centre are based in London. We currently have 11 standalone stores as well as 500 concessions across the UK and Ireland. Our UK host stores include high street retailers New Look, Debenhams, House of Fraser, Outfit and Beales, as well as a number of independent department stores. We currently have over 200 concessions in Europe, as well as outlets in North America. THE ROLE We are looking for a passionate Assistant Print Designer to support both the Design and Buying Team at Apricot. You will be a graduate of a degree which includes textiles/print design and have relevant commercial experience working in a design studio, retailer or supplier, and possess a strong portfolio. You will support the buyers and design team with product and seasonal range development. You will aid the design team with print development, car
Job description THE GIG We are looking for a bright, passionate Assistant Designer to join our fabulous Accessories team. Our range of gorgeous bags, and small leather goods in particular are more popular than ever and we need someone to come and help our Senior Designer shape our future collections. If you've got your first accessories design role under your belt, or if you've been successfully freelancing and you're looking for something more, then we would love to hear from you. Most importantly we need you to have a real affinity with the Dr Martens brand and our rich heritage. What you'll be responsible for: Delivering commercial Accessory designs (Bags, Small leather goods in particular) in-keeping with Dr Martens Core Values which address the seasonal briefs. Continue to evolve technologies, constructions and cosmetics. Quality Product Design:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Menswear Designer. My client is looking for someone to come in and support the team on a permanent basis. He/she will be working across the two brands identifying emerging trends and translating these into fashion stories our customers will love and believe in. Assistant Menswear Designer – The role Collate and use information on current & future trends as well as colour, fabric and styling to drive product and range development for the customer Assisting Senior Designers with design CADs for multi-product categories (denims, jeans, shirts, polos, jackets, tees, sweats and hoodies) and doing 4 collections a year for each brand Review past performance, competition and occasional visit fairs, shows, and directional shops etc. to keep up to date with new design developments Develop the ranges to make sure it evolves by evaluating the success of designs, researching competition and developing prototype samples before styles go into production Establish a close relationship with key suppliers oversees to ensure these suppliers have the relevant information Consistently driving the brands forward, developing fabrics and product initiatives and being aware of new techniques Work within the critical path when possible to improve lead times and performance Assistant Menswear Designer – The candidate
We have been briefed on an exciting opportunity for an experienced and talented Graphic Designer looking to work for one of the UK’s leading Home and Beauty departments. This super opportunity is across all Packaging and Graphics from Home and Beauty fragrance through to Seasonal Gifting - making sure that the products is looking appealing and desirable. Responsibilities: Identify the key trends for home ware, male and female fragrance/beauty in the market place Illustrate trends in the form of inspirational mood boards Produce packaging style guidelines with detailed information regarding pattern, colour, fonts and packaging formats to inform suppliers to design according to trends Key Skills: Previous experience within the industry is essential Degree in Graphic design or equivalent Experience briefing manufacturers Excellent CAD skills, Photoshop and Illustrator, Microsoft Office Similar retailer or supplier background Able to show examples of producing style guides/briefing documents Creative, positive, driven, flexible and resilient with excellent communication skills Excellent presentation skills
Key Designer responsibilities Reporting into the Senior Designer the main responsibilities are: Create ranges according to the customer requirements. Have a commercial eye and to be on top of current trends, catwalks. Develop the brand and work with production to ensure all products are designed and manufactured in line with the customers' direction and critical path. Designer specification: Experience within a fashion industry for the Junior/ Assistant Designer roles. Working knowledge of manufacturing techniques and materials is Strong CAD skills and Illustrator experience Creative and innovative with confidence to present ideas to others Good presentation skills Digital approach to working processes Must be educated to degree level or equivalent. PLEASE NOTE ONLY CANDIDATES WHO SUBMIT THEIR PORTFOLIO'S WILL BE CONSIDERED
A fantastic opportunity for an Assistant/Junior Level Designer to join this well-established supplier to well-known High Street retailers, to cover Ladies Jerseywear. The successful Assistant/Junior Ladies Jerseywear Designer will complete extensive trend research, attend comp shops, create mood boards, attend customer meetings, design ladies jerseywear ranges and liaise with the overseas factories. This is the perfect opportunity for an aspiring Ladieswear Designer to develop and progress within a reputable company. Applicants must be CAD literate and have commercial CAD samples of work. Excellent presentation and communication skills are a must.
A great opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Designer to join this successful retailer to design fresh new innovative Stationery collections. Your role will involve proposing design trends from trade fairs, comp shopping, vintage, exhibitions, blogs & general across these categories while identifying trends in material finishes, formats and techniques. Working closely with the Buying and Merchandising teams you will ensure new designs are briefed in a timely manner to achieve deadlines within the selection process and that they are accurate and concise. The ideal candidate must have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role ideally across stationery products, along with an up to date portfolio and a commercial eye for home accessories. Previous travel experience would be very advantageous. If you’ve got outstanding design experience, a talent for spotting the most exciting new trends and the ability to inspire a creative team, then please apply If you have the relevant experience for this role, please click the apply button to send your CV to Rachel Greene, remembering to state your current salary and package. Job Ref: RG-46565 We regret that due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.
The Company: An excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Graduate/ Assistant Graphic Designer to join a large company with strong international connections and an excellent reputation. They have an expanding range of products such as accessories, nightwear, footwear, gifts and homeware. You will be working in a busy office, assisting the Head Designer and other members of the design to create and help produce commercial graphic material for accessory products such as bags. The role is suited to a recent graduate looking for their first role or someone with 1 years work experience. Along CV please send a PDF portfolio of 4 slides. Working hours are 9 - 5.30 Monday to Friday 21 days holiday, plus bank holidays, rising to 25 days over time, free parking and pension scheme The Role: Looking for a talented, enthusiastic designer to join a B2B in-house design team. All aspects of design including producing catalogues, web and email campaigns, Illustration, photography and branding for 7 companies in the retail and promotional merchandise sectors (3 retail / 4 promotional). To create visually appealing graphic design across a range of platforms. Catalogues layouts, logo creation, stationary, adverts, mail outs, FSDU’s and 3D design, typography an
Exciting role for an experienced Assistant Designer across graphics & packaging to join an established retailer in their homeware department. This will be to develop graphics and packaging across beauty and home fragrance Must have the ability to identify key packaging trends for homewares, male and female fragrance/beauty in the market place and illustrate those trend in the form of inspirational mood boards. Should be aware of current fashion & lifestyle trends and able to apply to homewares, fragrance/beauty and gifting product in an exciting and appropriate way. Must be able to produce packaging style guidelines with detailed information re pattern, colour, fonts and packaging formats to inform suppliers to design into our trends . You will need to come from a strong Degree in Graphic design or equivalent. Must have a creative forward thinking vision and taste level while being commercial. Your portfolio should indicate a broad handwriting with strong trend awareness in this area showing mood boards and design ideas. As a person you will be creative, driven, motivated and organised while being a good team player! You need to be proficient in illustrator and Photoshop. Ideally you will come from a similar retail or brand or supplier background. Ideally you will need to come from a strong background from similar ilk retailer, supplier or a design agency If you have the relevant experience for
JOB DESCRIPTION Title of Job: Assistant Designer - Footwear Accessories Company Description: Lifestyle Heritage Brand Location: Central London Responsibilities: Researching trends, shapes and styling Design - Hand sketching and CAD Assisting Senior Designer with the development of the product Contributing new ideas to the brand Technical specification sheets PROFILE Requirements: Ideally 1-2+ year’s experience within design - although this is not necessary Have a design related degree Be good at working under pressure and meeting deadlines Have a can-do attitude to work Salary: £20-30,000 per annum, depending on experience If this sounds like you and you meet the criteria above please apply and send your CV through. Please note due to high volume of candidates we will only be able to respond to successful candidates.
Looking for a change? Our client is a supplier of Denimwear to the High Street, are currently recruiting for a Design Assistant to join their team. My client really values their staff and are looking to develop and train a Designer Your duties will include: attending customer meetings, comp shopping both in the UK and Europe and travelling to customers and factories This role would suit an individual with a 1-2 years experience in Design - knowledge of Denim would be advantageous but not essential. You must be very creative with a keen eye for detail. PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately due to the volume of applications being received we can only respond to those offering the relevant experience as outlined in the advertisement. If you have not heard from us within 48 hours, then you may presume that your application has been unsuccessful.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented Woven Textile Designer to cover Upholstery and Curtain Fabric to join this highly regarded retailer in their Homeware Department. This role will be about designing and developing ranges. You will be creative with strong commercial awareness and able to work in a fast paced environment. You will have the responsibility from seeing the product from design , through to detailed technical specs. Plan and design new fabrics and collections of fabric, taking responsibility for everything from design concept/mood boards through to technical development and product selection. Reacting quickly to any necessary, in season, product changes. Must be creative with a real vision for designing woven fabrics, plains, semi plains, checks, stripes and statements for curtains and upholstery. E xperienced in identifying and proposing potential new product opportunities. Outstanding commercial awareness and comprehensive understanding of Homeware design and trends. Ability to prioritise workflow and ensure challenging deadlines are met. You will have good experience of working closely with Buying Merchandising and Tech teams and be a confident communicator across different levels of the business. Ideally candidates will have a strong retailer or brand background within Textiles and Upholstery Design with experience working closely with factories overseas.
I am working on an e xciting role for a Junior Textile Designer across Rugs & Bathroom Textiles for a 9 - 12 month mat cover. Must have the ability to identify textile trends in motif, trims, details & shape. Experience with inspiration finds from trade fairs, comp shopping, exhibitions & blogs across rugs and bathroom textiles . You will have a thorough understanding of costed engineering designs. Able to do details specs to brief suppliers. Must be able to work closely with Buying & Merchandising to build the range of rugs and bathroom textiles Your portfolio should indicate a broad handwriting with strong trend awareness in this area showing mood boards and design ideas. As a person you will be creative, driven, motivated and organised while being a good team player! You need to be proficient in illustrator and Photoshop. Ideally you will come from a similar retail or brand or supplier background. Ideally you will need to come from a strong background from similar ilk retailer, supplier or a design agency If you have the relevant experience for this role, please click the apply button to send your CV to Sally Dawson, remembering to state your cur
The Company: A fantastic opportunity for a Junior Designer with pattern cutting skills to join a successful supplier of young fashion to a leading online retailer. The Role: Creating and producing ladies multi-products. Delivering products on budget. Working within the team to meet briefs. Pattern cutting. Researching and developing new ranges. Presenting ranges. Developing product portfolio. Developing and maintaining business relationships. Critical path management. Attending fashion and trade shows. Skills Required: Minimum of 6 months experience Ability to pattern cut. Must have dealt with high street retailers. Fully computer literate including CAD. Have an up to date and thorough portfolio showcasing design skills. Working knowledge of critical paths. Ability to fully understand customer requirements. Production of design specifications suitable for factories to interpret. We regret that due to the volume of applications, only suitable candidates will be contacted. Tagged Resources Limited acts as an employment agency. We have 25 years of Recruitment and Industry experience
The Company A fantastic opportunity for a Junior Designer to join a leading supplier of ladieswear to high street retailers. The Role: Designing multi product wovens/jersey. Working on high street accounts Working with the Design team to ensure that trend and colour information is produced for the strategy providing choice for customers. Action comments made from customer meetings for the final fit/ styling amends. Ensuring all designs are interpreted correctly prior to production. Liaising with factories overseas. Monitoring and evaluating sources of inspiration in the industry and wider markets leading to product opportunities ensuring they are incorporated into the ranges. Regularly reviewing competitors. Working closely with buying and merchandising to build the range and understand customer requirements. Ensuring that department trend and colour info is produced, communicated and distributed internally to other functions. Skill Requirements: Ladies wovens/jersey background is essential. Must have 1-2 years working with fast fashion. Working knowledge of high street accounts. Strong commercial awareness and be up to date with current trends, key shapes, colours etc. Understanding of and worked with Far East factories. Creative, young, t
The Company: An experienced Designer is needed to join a leading supplier of footwear and accessories including plush toys and slippers to various high street retailers including George, F&F, Next, New Look and many more. You will be working on a mix of slipper and plush toy designs for a high street retailer. The Role: Designing for set customers across varying signatures from concept to production. Gaining an in depth understanding of product needs within primary customer. Keeping up to date with product in store for that customer/what they have bought from the company. At the start of each season/phase review last years phase for time of year and ensure all options are covered with move – ons/new ideas. Fully understand design ideas that customer likes and dislikes and what works for them to get hit rate first time with CAD work. Provide seasonal range builds focused at the primary account working on. Shop bi-weekly for new ideas and work on these with your primary customer in mind, noting areas competitors for primary customer are selling that could work for the customer. Use the internet to ensure you are on top of the trends and product most suitable for primary account – circulate this information to the team and primary customer. Develop a relationship with the Buyers within t