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Design Assistant - Knitwear

Job Title: Design Assistant - Knitwear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
REF: 3505_1646658230
Contact Name: Harriet Lancelotte
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

We have an exciting new role in for a sustainable luxury cashmere label, they are looking for a Design Assistant to help support the growth of there brand.

You will have the opportunity to express your creativity and realise your ambitions. As a Design Assistant, you will bring a new perspective to their brand concept through the creation of unique designs. They are looking for someone with knitwear or cashmere experience and from a luxury background who is professional with impeccable taste.

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist the development of product lines that align with the brand's DNA.
  • Identifying and understanding the end consumer for the specific retailers and their needs for proper range building.
  • Strong presentation of ranges to buyers and mood boards and market research.
  • Daily contact with sales and technical teams.
  • Produce accurate and detailed Illustrator drawings for sampling.
  • Carry out trend research and analysis, also create mood boards and colour trends.

Person Specifications:

  • At least 3 years Knitwear design experience in successful implementation of design projects with a luxury brand.
  • Excellent in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Strong knowledge of knitwear and technical construction.
  • Attention to detail, quick learner with a willing to learn.
  • Enthusiasm and a commitment to excellence.
  • Ability to make decisions based on the brand's vision, values, and DNA.
  • Ability to determine the strategic development focus of the creative initiative.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • High level of organisational and planning skills.