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Design Assistant - Womenswear

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
REF: 4644_1718636412
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Job Description

A fantastic new opportunity has become available for a Design Assistant to join a leading UK supplier to major high street retailers to work on several of their key accounts. They are seeking an enthusiastic, commercial designer with a young to mid-market handwriting style who is used to working in a fast-paced environment and can work under pressure.

This role will be working with a lovely team of established designers and offers great career progression.

Main Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Research fashion trends, producing trend boards, catwalks, and sketches.
  • Design seasonal capsule collections along with key shapes, colour palettes, and fabric direction.
  • Source & order fabric from mills in China and follow up to ensure they arrive in a timely manner.
  • Research and source new design ideas & fabrics/trims day to day.
  • Design and develop commercial and fashion-forward products for range and clients.
  • Attend regular design meetings with the Sales Manager and customers when required.

Person Specification:

  • Design degree preferable with some previous experience designing across womenswear.
  • Strong organisational skills and able to work under pressure.
  • Commercially savvy with excellent on-trend knowledge.
  • Fully computer literate in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • A keen eye for detail.
  • Have an interest in fashion and keep up to date with fashion trends.