Trend & Design Assistant

6 days left

Location
Manchester
Salary
£14k - 17k per year
Posted
06 Sep 2016
Closes
04 Oct 2016
Ref
55096/001
Contact
Grace Pickard
Function
Design
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent

Trend and Design Assistant - Graduate - Manchester

Short description intro...

I am recruiting for a Design Assistant to join a large, fast paced jersey wear supplier for Menswear, Women’s wear and childrens wear.

About the company...

They supply to a variety of the High Street including Topman & Topshop as well as Ecommerce businesses Miss Guided and Boohoo.

They are looking for somebody to assist their design team. This is a truly amazing opportunity for a Fashion graduate with a passion for product and trend research, to gain experience with a fashion forward, fun-loving company.

About the Trend and Design Assistant role...

  • Job profile involves design and assistant role
  • Researching trends and design inspiration

  • Putting together mood boards

  • Directional and competitive shopping trips to gain design inspiration, this will include travel across the UK and Europe

  • Assisting with the sourcing of fabrics

  • The ability to manage the sample log and general day to day admin duties to assist in meeting tight company deadlines.

  • Any other adhoc duties that may be required from the Design team

 

About you…

 

  • Ideally, the candidate will have previously completed a Design/ Trend research Internship (this is desired, but not essential)
  • Must have a Fashion Design related degree 

  • It is very important for you to have a passion for a career in trend research and within a design led environment

  • Must have a great knowledge of High Street, Catwalk, street style and Blog trends.

  • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative suite, especially Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Must be able to work well in a high pressure environment as part of team as well as using their own initiative

  • The Ideal candidate should be outgoing and confident with good communicative and technical skills

 

Freedom Factor...

Opportunity to work with amazing accounts

Interview dates:

If this Design & Trend Assistantrole interests you, please click the ‘Apply’ button and submit your cv & Portfolio to gracepickard@freedomrecruit.com

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