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Assistant Designer - Mens and Boyswear

Job Title: Assistant Designer - Mens and Boyswear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
REF: 3825_1657097537
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
Contact Email: joanna@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for my client who has a strong fashion license portfolio and is looking to expand their design team. You will be supporting the Boys and Menswear Brand teams through researching, and developing industry-standard Tech packs into samples. This is a fabulous opportunity for a design assistant with a background /interest in boys/menswear to be part of an exciting company and develop your career.

Main duties and responsibilities include

  • Conducting necessary market research and product/season analysis to help identify potential new styles
  • Under supervision produce accurate and detailed CAD drawings on Adobe Illustrator for sampling to be sent to factories
  • Creating and maintaining the fabric and trim libraries, as well as ordering fabrics/trims with nominated suppliers and uploading all fabric orders onto the internal booking system
  • Working with sales/technical teams to help ensure end products are commercially viable and in-line with customer requirements
  • Accountable for photographing and tracking sample developments, prepare follow up meeting notes and buyer range plans, and creating PDFs
  • Checking/pressing/hanging / photographing and referencing all incoming and bought samples, uploading these onto the SAP accounting system
  • Organising and managing the sampling and storerooms to ensure ease of access to include photography and logging all incoming and outgoing development samples
  • Creating and maintaining style spreadsheets, to include chasing makers for updates and ensuring they meet deadlines


Person Specification

  • Degree or HND in fashion design ideally men/ boyswear or a keen interest in this area
  • Good CAD skills with a good knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Sound understanding of fabric and trim bases
  • Highly organised and capable of working to and managing deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong team player with the ability to work on their own initiative
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with strong prioritisation skills and accuracy critical