Assistant Designer - Lingerie - London - 6 months

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8 months ago

Assistant Designer - Lingerie - London - 6 months
Assistant Designer - Lingerie - London - 6 months

The location of the role is London (hybrid remote working).

The duration of the contract is 6 months (starting in January 2022).

The pay rate on offer is £125 - £150 per day. Ideally 5 days per week, but open to 3-4 days if preferable.

The client is an iconic, multinational high-street retailer.

Job Summary
From Merchandising and Marketing - Product Development and Design, through to Supply Chain and Space Planning - our mission is to bring stylish wardrobe, home and beauty essentials to our customers via an easy, inspiring shopping experience online and in store that will delight them every time.

As we accelerate the transformation of our business to suit the changing needs of our customer, we need results-orientated colleagues that not only have a passion for our product, but a strong team working ethos, creativity and a healthy commercial aim to join us on our journey.

We are looking for an Assistant Designer to join our Lingerie Design Team. You will have some Lingerie Design experience, obtained either through university or working in an Assistant Lingerie Designer role.

Key accountabilities and measures

  • Work alongside the team to deliver the global product direction.
  • Support the Designer with the co-ordination of day-to-day activities.
  • Work with the Designers to meet critical path timelines and deliver the right designs, at the right time.
  • Support on producing a high standard of Tech pack.
  • Help in the delivery of Design Briefs to indirect Suppliers when required.
  • Create 3D CAD's using Adobe Illustrator in order to show true representation of product for range reviews and tech packs.
  • Contribute as an active member of the Design team to work within a commercially focused culture.
  • Support the effective working relationships with our Sourcing Office teams and Suppliers.
  • Able to research global retail and trend. Identify and communicate key opportunities.

Key skills

  • Experience with Lingerie design - either in industry, or from university
  • Specialist in the field of design. Experience within the Retail industry desired but not essential
  • Strong design and CAD skills with an eye for detail
  • Knowledge of trend interpretation, current competitive marketplace and product design
  • Experience in briefing and specifying direct design sourced product, working with Technology/Design and Buying to create high standards of Tech Packs
  • High level of proficiency in Design IT applications to optimise the quality of design work e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, CAD
  • Multitask orientated with the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
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