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Design Assistant - Mens Jersey

Job Title: Design Assistant - Mens Jersey
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3561_1641468453
Contact Name: Jo Roberts
Contact Email: joroberts@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

We have a great opportunity for a Design Assistant to join the Menswear team working on jersey. The position is with a leading supplier who works with retailers and supermarkets in the UK. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has completed a fashion degree or HND or equivalent and is looking to get their career started with an established company. The ideal candidate will have some work experience through placements, internships or a first job. The role will provide a fantastic opportunity to join a talent team and learn the ropes through supporting and assisting the Senior Jersey designer across a broad range of tasks and activities.
Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting one of the Menswear Senior team with everyday customer and sampling correspondence such as CAD development, tech packs, fabric development and office admin.
  • Assisting with customer accounts via email & in meetings.
  • Communicating with factories on fabric and garment development.
  • Organising samples for meetings and internal range reviews.
  • Keeping on top of Menswear trends



Person Specifications:

  • Degree or HND in fashion design (or equivalent)
  • Understanding knowledge of Jersey & Sweat fabrications
  • Knowledge of artwork scaling would be beneficial but not essential
  • Great Adobe photoshop and illustrator skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Enthusiastic to deliver
  • Highly organised
  • Clear communicator
  • A great team player and keen to learn
  • Commercially aware of menswear product trend