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Design Assistant

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
REF: 4514_1705940380
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Job Description

An exciting opportunity for a Fashion Graduate, newly qualified, to join the team of a well-established trend led manufacturer of ladies' fashion. As part of the Womenswear Design Department, you'll be joining the structured team as a Design Assistant. You will be assisting with design concept through to final product presentation.

You must have a design qualification with experience in Womenswear design background and strong sketching and CAD skills. This is a hands-on, varied role, offering the opportunity to work across a wide range of product categories. They are looking for someone enthusiastic, adaptable, and versatile with potential to grow within the company.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Send out sample swatch packs to buyers.
  • Send samples to factories and buyers.
  • Building on your fabric knowledge, developing the fabric catalogue, and sourcing trims.
  • Assisting Designers with ideas and trend research.
  • Prepare showroom for buyers' presentations.
  • Maintaining fabric swatch library.
  • Conduct research on current and future trends by a collection of different sources to identify newness.

Person specification:

  • Must be proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
  • A fashion design degree.
  • Adaptable and enthusiastic.
  • A creative flair and be capable of thinking outside the box.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organisation skills.